Washington State History Museum and Research Center are closed through December 14, 2020 per directives from the Office of the Governor related to COVID-19. Close

Update: The Research Center is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Collections staff are working remotely and do not have access to materials in the Research Center at this time.

The WSHS Research Center in Tacoma

Submit a research request using the form below. Inquiries must include the requester’s name and postal mailing address. Research Requests may also be submitted via mail or telephone.

Response time: Our average response time for most inquiries is 5-7 days. If fees apply, you will be contacted before the research is undertaken.

On-site research visits at the Research Center: On-site research may be conducted from 1:00-4:00 PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays, by appointment. There is no staff assistance charge for on-site research visits.

Please contact Eileen Price, Reference Archivist, to make an appointment, or for assistance and more information.

WSHS Research Center
315 Stadium Way
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 798-5914