As a public health precaution, due to COVID-19, the following changes are effective close of business Friday, March 13:

All National Archives research rooms will be closed to the public until further notice. 

Our archive staff will continue to serve our public remotely by responding to requests emailed to

The National Archives Museum and all museums in our Presidential Libraries system will also be closed to the public until further notice, starting at the close of business, Friday, March 13.

All public events in National Archives facilities nation-wide are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings.

We are working with public health officials and our counterpart agencies to monitor and respond to the evolving conditions.

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