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Louisiana State Archives

The Louisiana State Archives is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For questions regarding visiting the Louisiana State Archives, please call 225-922-1000.

The Archives Research Library hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and patrons wishing to research archival materials from the permanent collections are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance by calling 225-922-1208. Access to archival material ends at 3 p.m. on weekdays.

The Archives is located at 3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

The mailing address for all agency business is P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125.

Community Services

Archives Lobby 
225.922.1000 general inquiries
225.922.2521 facility reservations
225.922.0433 fax

Research Library
225.922.1208 genealogy and research
225.922.2012 vital records
225.922.0433 fax

Agency Services

Historical & Permanent Records

Imaging & Preservation Services
225.922.0002 fax

Records Management & Retention
225.922.1220 fax

Records Center
225.922.1224 temporary records storage
225.922.2513 fax


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