Archives Research Room
The Kentucky State Archives' Research Room is open to the public:
Monday - Thursday from 9 am - 3:30 pm EDT / Closed on Fridays
Appointments are highly encouraged so that staff can help you prepare for your visit and ensure we have resources to accommodate your research.
To speak to an Archives Research Room staff member to discuss your research needs and to schedule an appointment, please call (502) 564-1770.
Research Room staff are available by phone, Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm ET.
All visitors must register with the security guard before entering the Archives Research Room.
The State Library is open from 9 am - 4 pm ET, Monday - Friday.
Staff are available by phone and through
Ask a Librarian from 8 am - 4:30 pm ET, Monday - Friday.
Holidays and Closures
For the schedule of holidays/closures, visit the
Calendar of Events.