Visiting the Archives


The Jesuit Archives is located in Saint Louis’s Central West End at the northwest corner of West Pine Boulevard and Taylor Avenue.

Directions from I-64/U.S. 40

Take the Kingshighway North exit. Travel north on Kingshighway for approximately one mile. Turn east (right) onto West Pine Boulevard. The archives is located at 4511 West Pine Boulevard. Parking is available on the street.

Public Transportation

Patrons may also choose to use public transportation. The nearest Metrolink (light rail) terminal is approximately two blocks south of the archives at the Central West End Station.
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Office Hours

Appointments Only
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM until 11:45 AM and 12:45 PM until 4:30 PM

Please note: the Jesuit Archives: Central United States will be closed to reference requests beginning June 1, 2017, to prepare for the move to a new facility. To learn about our new location, please click here. We anticipate opening to requests in Spring 2018. We apologize for any inconveniences this causes.


If you require overnight housing for your visit to the Jesuit Archives, there are options available in the Central West End convenient to our West Pine location.


The Parkway Hotel is ideally located within walking distance of the archives, local attractions, and restaurants. Other hotels at different price points are also available in the area.

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The Central West End is home to many of St. Louis’ fine dining restaurants, pubs, outdoor cafes, and coffee shops.

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