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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:

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.

612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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State Museum and Store: 8am - 5pm M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10am - 5pm.
State Archives: 8am - 4:30pm., M-F, except state holidays, and 2nd Sat. of each month, 10am - 4:30 pm.
State Historical Society offices: 8am - 5pm M-F, except state holidays.

Contact Us:
phone: (701) 328-2666
fax: (701) 328-3710