Visit the Western Regional Archives

Western Regional Archives Building

Contact Information

Phone: (828) 296-7230, ext. 240

Staff List and Contact Information 
Information on the Western Office of the Office of Archives and History is also available.


Western Regional Archives
176 Riceville Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805


The Western Regional Archives is open Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and by appointment. It is closed Saturday and Sunday and all state holidays.


The Western Regional Archives is closed on official state holidays, which are:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)
  • Christmas (usually December 24-26)

Planning a Visit?

There are regulations governing the use of the Search Room. Please review them prior to you visit. 


176 Riceville Rd, Asheville, NC 28805