National Archives at Kansas City

National Archives at Kansas City, Missouri

Serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

The Regional Archives in Kansas City, Missouri.

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400 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108


Phone: 816-268-8000


The facility is at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108.

See directions from: I-35 N, I-70 W, I-670, I-35 S, 71 Hwy S, and 71 Hwy N.


Visitors to the National Archives should park in front of the building, parking is free. Additional parking is available in the Union Station parking garage just east of the Archives, parking is free for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes a fee of $2 per hour is implemented.


Research Rooms: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Exhibits: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Closed to the public on Sundays, Mondays, and Federal holidays.

Lee's Summit, Missouri

The Lee's Summit facility serves as a Records Center; it stores and services records from Federal agencies in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands as well as from most Department of Veterans Affairs offices nationwide.

The National Archives Lee's Summit facility in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

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The facility also stores and services active OPFs from the IRS. Records are available for agency retrieval as needed. Our Records Management staff is available to provide assistance to Federal Government agencies.

Lenexa, Kansas

Staff at the Lenexa, Kansas, Federal Records Center transport records for scheduled disposal. (Photo by Darryl Herring)

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The Lenexa facility serves as a Records Center; it stores and services records from Federal agencies in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Federal agencies include Department of Veterans Affairs and the Internal Revenue Service. Records are available for agency retrieval as needed.

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Records Temporarily Unavailable to Researchers

All Fort Berthold Agency records found in Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, are temporarily unavailable for researchers as we are arranging, re-boxing, and describing them.

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Presidential Libraries in the Central Plains

Reference Service Information for Textual Records and Microfilm

Please be aware that the National Archives at Kansas City has relocated to a new facility in the Union Station District of Kansas City. Some textual records and microfilm that researchers may wish to view are not stored at this facility, but can be pulled for researchers with advanced notice. More...

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