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State Archives

The public is welcome to the State Archives with research resources on Kansas history and the West. Appointments are recommended. Please contact us by phone or email to schedule an appointment. Masks are recommended but not required.

Hours 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m., Wednesday - Friday. Last Saturday of the month 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Note: The research room will be open 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. November 19, but closed November 26, 2022.)

A maximum of six researchers will be allowed at a time. Hand sanitizing stations will be provided.

Preparing for your research visit

State Archives tours

  • Schedule guided tours for a school group or organization in advance

Public transportation

  • State Constitution, State Archives, Topeka

    Purple routes through Topeka Metro
  • Exit bus at Social Security Office on Topeka Metro Route 6 only onOutbound (Westbound) run
  • Requires walking and service is limited
  • For live bus locations visit Topeka Metro or download the Double Map Bus Tracker app on your mobile device

State Archives, Topeka


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