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Title 36Chapter XIISubchapter GPart 1280 → Subpart C


Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property
PART 1280—USE OF NARA FACILITIES


Subpart C—What Are the Additional Rules for Using NARA Facilities in the Washington, DC, Area?


Contents
§1280.60   Where do I enter the National Archives Building in Washington, DC?
§1280.62   When are the exhibit areas in the National Archives Building open?
§1280.64   What entrance should I use to enter the National Archives at College Park?
§1280.66   May I use the National Archives Library?
§1280.68   May I use the cafeterias?

§1280.60   Where do I enter the National Archives Building in Washington, DC?

(a) To conduct research or official business, you must enter the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance of the National Archives Building.

(b) To visit the exhibit areas of the National Archives Building, including the National Archives Experience and Rotunda, you must enter through the Constitution Avenue entrance.

[65 FR 34978, June 1, 2000, as amended at 71 FR 42060, July 25, 2006]

§1280.62   When are the exhibit areas in the National Archives Building open?

(a) The exhibit areas' hours of operation are posted at http://www.archives.gov. Last admission to the exhibit areas of the building will be no later than 30 minutes before the stated closing hour. The Archivist of the United States reserves the authority to close the exhibit areas to the public at any time for special events or other purposes. The building is closed on Thanksgiving and December 25.

[75 FR 71547, Nov. 24, 2010]

§1280.64   What entrance should I use to enter the National Archives at College Park?

You may enter the National Archives at College Park facility only through the main entrance on Adelphi Road. This entrance will be open to visitors during normal business hours described in 36 CFR 1253.2. Commercial deliveries must be made at the loading dock which is accessible only from Metzerott Road.

§1280.66   May I use the National Archives Library?

The National Archives Library facilities in the National Archives Building and in the National Archives at College Park are operated to meet the needs of researchers and NARA staff members. If you are not conducting research in archival materials at NARA, NARA Library staff will refer you to public libraries and other possible sources for such published materials.

§1280.68   May I use the cafeterias?

Yes, the Charters Café in the National Archives Building is normally open to the public Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the cafeteria at the National Archives at College Park is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

[73 FR 36794, June 30, 2008]

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