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State Archives

State Archives, Topeka

The public is welcome to the State Archives with research resources on Kansas history and the West.

  • Hours 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m., Tuesday - Friday
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Preparing for your research visit


Public transportation

  • Purple routes through Topeka Metro
  • Exit bus at Social Security Office on Topeka Metro Route 6 only on Outbound (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 tours

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


State Archives research room


Other amenities

Local travel links

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