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Title 36Chapter XIISubchapter C → Part 1253

Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property


§1253.1   National Archives Building in Washington, DC.
§1253.2   National Archives at College Park.
§1253.3   Presidential libraries and museums.
§1253.4   Federal records centers (FRCs).
§1253.5   Archival research rooms and facilities outside Washington, DC.
§1253.6   Office of the Federal Register.
§1253.7   Office of Government Information Services.
§1253.8   The Center for Legislative Archives.
§1253.9   Notification process for changes in hours.

Authority: 44 U.S.C. 2104(a).

Source: 85 FR 26849, May 6, 2020, unless otherwise noted.

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§1253.1   National Archives Building in Washington, DC.

(a) The Museum and Rotunda. The entrance to the National Archives Museum, including the Rotunda and Charters of Freedom, is on Constitution Avenue NW, between 7th and 9th Streets. The Museum is open every day except Thanksgiving and December 25. Last admission to the Museum is 30 minutes prior to closing. Admission to the Museum is free, although you may make advance reservations online for a service charge. Information on hours and reservations is online at https://museum.archives.gov/visit. The phone number for Museum information is 202.357.5061.

(b) Research. The research entrance is located at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Research hours are online at https://www.archives.gov/dc. The phone number for the National Archives Building is 866.272.6272.

(c) The building's address is 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; Washington, DC 20408.

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§1253.2   National Archives at College Park.

The National Archives at College Park is located at 8601 Adelphi Road; College Park, MD 20740-6001. Hours for the building (including the Research Center) are online at https://www.archives.gov/college-park. The phone number for the building is 301.837.2000 and for the Research Center is 800.234.8861.

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§1253.3   Presidential libraries and museums.

(a) The Presidential library museums are open every day except Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1.

(b) Presidential library research hours vary by library, and research rooms are not open on weekends or Federal holidays. The Barack Obama Presidential Library is not open to the public at this time.

(c) Contact information for each library and museum is online at https://www.archives.gov/locations#presidential-libraries and listed as follows:

(1) Herbert Hoover Library and Museum. Location: 210 Parkside Drive; West Branch, IA 52358. Mailing address: P.O. Box 488; West Branch, IA 52358. Email address: hoover.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 319.643.5301. Website: https://hoover.archives.gov/.

(2) Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum. Location: 4079 Albany Post Road; Hyde Park, NY 12538-1999. Email address: roosevelt.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 800.FDR.VISIT or 845.486.7770. Website: https://www.fdrlibrary.org/.

(3) Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Location: 500 W U.S. Highway 24; Independence, MO 64050-1798. Email address: truman.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 800.833.1225 or 816.268.8200. Website: https://www.trumanlibrary.gov/.

(4) Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum. Location: 200 SE Fourth Street; Abilene, KS 67410-2900. Email address: eisenhower.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 877.RING.IKE or 785.263.6700. Website: https://www.eisenhowerlibrary.gov/.

(5) John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum. Location: Columbia Point; Boston, MA 02125-3398. Email address: kennedy.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 866.JFK.1960 or 617.514.1600. Website: https://www.jfklibrary.org/.

(6) Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Location: 2313 Red River Street; Austin, TX 78705-5702. Email address: johnson.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 512.721.0200. Website: http://www.lbjlibrary.org/.

(7) Richard Nixon Library and Museum. Location: 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard; Yorba Linda, CA 92886-3903. Phone number: 714.983.9120. Email address: nixon@nara.gov. Website: https://www.nixonlibrary.gov/index.php.

(8) Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum. (i) Library: Location: 1000 Beal Avenue; Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2114. Email address: ford.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 734.205.0555.

(ii) Museum: Location: 303 Pearl Street NW; Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5353. Email address: ford.museum@nara.gov. Phone number: 616.254.0400.

(iii) Website for both library and museum: https://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov.

(9) Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. Location: 441 Freedom Parkway; Atlanta, GA 30307-1498. Email address: carter.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 404.865.7100. Website: https://jimmycarterlibrary.gov/.

(10) Ronald Reagan Library and Museum. Location: 40 Presidential Drive; Simi Valley, CA 93065-0699. Email address: reagan.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 800.410.8354 or 805.577.4000. Website: https://www.reaganlibrary.gov/.

(11) George Bush Library and Museum. Location: 1000 George Bush Drive West; College Station, TX 77845. Email address: bush.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 979.691.4000. Website: https://www.bush41.org/.

(12) William J. Clinton Library and Museum. Location: 1200 President Clinton Avenue; Little Rock, AR 72201. Email address: clinton.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 501.374.4242. Website: https://www.clintonlibrary.gov/.

(13) George W. Bush Library and Museum. Location: 2943 SMU Boulevard; Dallas, TX 75205. Email address: gwbush.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 214.346.1650. Website: https://georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu/.

(14) Barack Obama Library. Location: 2500 W Golf Road; Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-1114. Email address: obama.library@nara.gov. Phone number: 847.252.5700. Website: https://www.obamalibrary.gov/.

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§1253.4   Federal records centers (FRCs).

The FRCs are storage facilities and do not operate public research rooms or have public hours. Contact information for each Federal records center is online at https://www.archives.gov/locations#frc and:

(a) Atlanta Federal Records Center. Address: 4712 Southpark Boulevard; Ellenwood, GA 30294. Phone number: 404.736.2820.

(b) Boston Federal Records Center. Address: Frederick C. Murphy Federal Center; 380 Trapelo Road; Waltham, MA 02452-6399. Phone number: 781.663.0130.

(c) Chicago Federal Records Center. Address: 7358 South Pulaski Road; Chicago, IL 60629-5898. Phone number: 773.948.9000.

(d) Dayton Federal Records Center. Address: 3150 Springboro Road; Moraine, OH 45439. Phone number: 937.425.0600.

(e) Denver Federal Records Center. Address: 17101 Huron Street; Broomfield, CO 80023-8909. Phone number: 303.604.4760.

(f) Fort Worth Federal Records Center. Address: 1400 John Burgess Drive; Fort Worth, TX 76140. Phone number: 817.551.2000.

(g) Kansas City Federal Records Center. Address: 8600 NE Underground Drive; Pillar 300-G; Kansas City, MO 64161. Phone number: 816.994.1700.

(h) Kingsridge Federal Records Center. Address: 8801 Kingsridge Drive; Miamisburg, OH 45458. Phone number: 937.425.0690.

(i) Lee's Summit Federal Records Center. Address: 200 Space Center Drive; Lee's Summit, MO 64064-1182. Phone number: 816.268.8100.

(j) Lenexa Federal Records Center. Address: 17501 W 98th Street; Lenexa, KS 66219. Phone number: 913.563.7600.

(k) National Personnel Records Center—Military Personnel Records. Address: 1 Archives Drive; St Louis, MO 63138. Phone number: 314.801.0582.

(l) National Personnel Records Center—Civilian Personnel Records. Address: 1411 Boulder Boulevard; Valmeyer, IL 62295. Phone number: 618.935.3005.

(m) Philadelphia Federal Records Center. Address: 14700 Townsend Road; Philadelphia, PA 19154-1096. Phone number: 215.305.2000.

(n) Pittsfield Federal Records Center. Address: 10 Conte Drive; Pittsfield, MA 01201-8230. Phone number: 413.236.3609.

(o) Riverside Federal Records Center. Address: 23123 Cajalco Road; Perris, CA 92570-7298. Phone number: 951.956.2000.

(p) San Bruno Federal Records Center. Address: Leo J. Ryan Building; 1000 Commodore Drive; San Bruno, CA 94066-2350. Phone number: 650.238.3500.

(q) Seattle Federal Records Center. Address: 6125 Sand Point Way, NE; Seattle, WA 98115-7999. Phone number: 206.336.5115.

(r) Washington National Records Center. Address: 4205 Suitland Road; Suitland, MD 20746-8001. Phone number: 301.778.1600.

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§1253.5   Archival research rooms and facilities outside Washington, DC.

NARA's research rooms outside Washington, DC, are closed on all Federal holidays. Hours and contact information for each NARA archival research room are online at https://www.archives.gov/locations#research-facilities and contact information is as follows:

(a) The National Archives at Atlanta. Address: 5780 Jonesboro Road; Morrow, GA 30260. Email address: atlanta.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 770.968.2100.

(b) The National Archives at Boston. Address: Frederick C. Murphy Federal Center; 380 Trapelo Road; Waltham, MA 02452-6399. Email address: boston.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 781.663.0144 or toll-free 866.406.2379.

(c) The National Archives at Chicago. Address: 7358 South Pulaski Road; Chicago, IL 60629-5898. Email address: chicago.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 773.948.9001.

(d) The National Archives at Denver. Address: 17101 Huron Street; Broomfield, CO 80023-8909. Email address: denver.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 303.604.4740.

(e) The National Archives at Fort Worth. Address: 1400 John Burgess Drive; Fort Worth, TX 76140. Email address: ftworth.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 817.551.2051.

(f) The National Archives at Kansas City. Address: 400 West Pershing Road; Kansas City, MO 64108. Email address: kansascity.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 816-268-8000.

(g) The National Archives at New York City. Address: Alexander Hamilton U.S. Customs House; 1 Bowling Green, Room 328; New York, NY 10004-1415. Email: newyork.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 212.401.1620.

(h) The National Archives at Philadelphia. Address: 14700 Townsend Road; Philadelphia, PA 19154-1096. Email: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 215.305.2044.

(i) The National Archives at Riverside. Address: 23123 Cajalco Road; Perris, CA 92570-7298. Email: riverside.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 951.956.2000.

(j) The National Archives at San Francisco. Address: Leo J. Ryan Memorial Federal Building; 1000 Commodore Drive; San Bruno, CA 94066-2350. Email: sanbruno.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 650.238.3501.

(k) The National Archives at Seattle. Address: 6125 Sand Point Way, NE; Seattle, WA 98115-7999. Email address: seattle.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 206.336.5115.

(l) The National Archives at St. Louis. Address: 1 Archives Drive; St. Louis, MO 63138. Email address: stl.archives@nara.gov. Phone number: 314.801.0850.

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§1253.6   Office of the Federal Register.

Contact information and business hours for the Office of the Federal Register are online at https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/contact.htm and codified in 1 CFR 2.3.

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§1253.7   Office of Government Information Services.

The Office of Government Information Services' (OGIS) contact information and business hours are online at https://www.archives.gov/ogis.

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§1253.8   The Center for Legislative Archives.

The Center for Legislative Archives' contact information and business hours are online at https://www.archives.gov/legislative.

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§1253.9   Notification process for changes in hours.

(a) We follow the notification procedure in this section when proposing to change public operating hours for research rooms, exhibit areas, and museums.

(b) Proposed changes to operating hours for research rooms, exhibit areas, and museums must have a documented business need for the change.

(c) We notify people of the change in operating hours by:

(1) Posting a notice on http://www.archives.gov;

(2) Posting notices in areas visible to the public in the affected research room, exhibit areas, or museum;

(3) Issuing a press release, email notification, or other means normally used by that unit to notify the public of events at their location; and

(4) Including justification for the change in hours in these notices.

(d) In the event that research rooms, exhibit areas, or museums must make an emergency change to operating hours for reasons including, but not limited to, inclement weather, we will provide as much advance notice to the public as possible. We will post emergency notifications online at http://www.archives.gov.

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