• Visiting address: Varastokatu 2
  • Postal address: P.O.Box 240, FI-65101 Vaasa
  • Telephone (during the opening hours of the reading room): +358 29 533 7300

Opening hours

  • The reading room is open by prior reservation in even weeks on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 4 pm.
  • Book an appointment for a visit via e-mail: [email protected]
    • The e-mail address is only intended for appointment bookings, and it is not used to answer other inquiries.
    • You can also book an appointment by calling +35829 533 7300 between 10-12 and 13-15. The phone reservation has to be made the day before the visit at the latest. 
  • The Swedish customer service for the reading rooms is organised mainly remotely during opening hours. 

Delivery of materials

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


Public transportation: The travel centre is located in the immediate vicinity of the branch office, on the other side of the so-called Maasilta. Regional bus routes and timetables.

Parking: The nearest parking spaces are on Varastokatu and in the yard of the old bus station opposite the branch office.

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There is a wheelchair ramp at the entrance and the interior is accessible. An accessible toilet is in the customer service facilities. Guide dogs are allowed.


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