The Rotunda of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is open for viewing of the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and Bill of Rights. Starting August 16th, 2021, The Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery, featuring Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, and the David M. Rubenstein Gallery, featuring Records of Rights, will also be open to visitors.
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The National Archives Museum is located at 701 Constitution Avenue, NW [between 7th & 9th Streets] Washington, DC 20408. There is limited, metered parking available on various streets around the National Archives Museum, but use of the Metro (Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter (Green/Yellow Lines) is strongly suggested.
Entry to the National Archives is free. However, a nonrefundable $1 advance reservation service fee applies to each timed entry reservation. In the event of the museum’s closure due to inclement weather or other circumstances, refunds will not be issued. Reservations will be honored on the first day that the museum resumes normal operating procedures.