• Visiting and postal address: Arkistokatu 6, FI-90100 Oulu
  • Telephone (during the opening hours of the reading room): +358 29 533 7230

Opening hours

  • 1.12.2023–30.6.2024 Wednesday–Friday 9 am–4 pm.
  • 11.1.–16.5.2024 extended opening hours every other Thursday from 9am-6pm on even weeks
  • The branch and the reading room are closed
    • during holidays
    • Friday 10.5.
    • 1.–31.7.

Delivery of materials

  • Material is delivered to the reading room 9 am–11 am and 1 pm–3 pm.

National Archives' remote loan service is closed 1.6.-31.7.2024.

Reading room in Oulu.


  • Public transportation: The nearest stops for local and regional buses are on Saaristonkatu and Rautatienkatu.
  • Parking: There are free parking spaces and bike racks in the building’s courtyard, the entrance is on Lyötynkatu

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The entrance with the ramp is on the courtyard side. The door phone at the entrance can be used to request help in opening the door.

The interior of the branch office is accessible. The customer service facilities are located on the first floor, and you can use the lift to enter other floors. An accessible toilet is in the customer service facilities. Guide dogs are allowed.


  • break room
  • cloakroom
  • luggage lockers
The National Archives is a smoke-free and fragrance-free agency.