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The State Archives is located in the Heritage Center on the campus of the State Capitol.

Please send inquiries by mailing to:
State Archives
612 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505

The State Archives reference phone number is:
(701) 328-2091

Please send inquiries by e-mail to:
archives@nd.gov

Note: Email is not answered any faster than regular mail. All inquiries are answered in order received.

Due to limited staff time, we are not always able to conduct in-depth research. We have a list of persons willing to do research for a fee. Please contact the reference staff for this information.

Address:
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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Hours:
State Museum and Store: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
We are open 8 a.m.-noon on Christmas Eve.
State Archives: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, except state holidays; 2nd Sat. of each month, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
State Historical Society offices: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F, except state holidays.

Contact Us:
phone: 701.328.2666
email: history@nd.gov

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