The Research Room is open to the public:
Monday to Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm
Excluding State Holidays
Please call 775-684-3310 to make an appointment outside our open hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:00am-10:00am & 2:00pm-5:00pm
No appointments are needed from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Nevada State Archives follows the statutory provisions requiring public access to records in its custody:
NRS 239 Public Records
NRS 378.070 Hours of State Library, Archives & Public Records
Researchers are expected to follow instructions provided by staff members. Behavior that obstructs others’ use of the facilities, impedes the staff’s ability to perform their duties, or places materials at risk is not permitted. People who are uncooperative may be asked to leave.
Please respect the operating hours of the Research Room. The Archives welcomes requests to conduct research outside the Reading Room’s operating hours. Such requests must be made in advance.
You are welcome to fill out the Researcher Registration Form when you arrive at the Research Room or print and fill out the registration form in advance if you would prefer. Printable versions of the policy and the form are available below.