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    Tarrant County Plaza Building

    Tarrant County Archives Public Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. or by appointment.

    Note: Since there is only one full-time employee, it is always best to call prior to visiting.

     

     

    Location:

    Tarrant County Plaza Building
    200 Taylor Street, 5th Floor
    Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0226

    The Tarrant County Plaza Building can be entered from 2nd Street between Taylor and Burnett or from Burnett by taking the tree lined walkway through the parking lot. The Taylor Street entrance is locked at all times. Take the elevators or stairs to the 5th floor where signs will direct you to the Archives.

     
    Driving Directions:
     
    From the North:
    Take I-35 going South; Take the Belknap Street Exit; continue straight on Belknap; turn left on Taylor Street; turn right on W. 2nd Street; turn right into the second driveway which is the parking lot by the parking attendant booth.
     
    From the Northwest:
    Take Jacksboro Hwy., heading south to downtown -Jacksboro will become N. Henderson Street; turn left on Weatherford; turn right on Taylor; turn right on W. 2nd Street; turn right into the second driveway which is the parking lot by the parking attendant booth.
     
    From the East:
    Take I-30 West; Take Exit to I-35 Denton/downtown Fort Worth onto 287 North; follow signs to SPUR 280 into downtown - stay right and follow signs to 4th Street into downtown; continue on 4th Street; turn right on Taylor Street; turn left onto W. 2nd Street; turn right into the second driveway which is the parking lot by the parking attendant booth.
     
    From the West:
    Take the Forest Park Blvd. exit; turn left to follow Forest Park Blvd. which becomes Weatherford; Continue on Weatherford - stay in the right-hand lane; turn right on Taylor; turn right onto W. 2nd Street; turn right into the second driveway which is the parking lot by the parking attendant booth.
     
    From the South:
    Take I-35 going north; Take exit 52A (Spur 280) to downtown Fort Worth - this exit will loop you around; merge to the right-hand lane and follow the signs to E. 4th Street; continue going straight on E. 4th Street; turn right on Taylor Street; turn left on 2nd Street; turn right into the second driveway which is the parking lot by the parking attendant booth.
     
    Parking:
    Parking is available in the surface parking lot adjacent to the Plaza Building at the rates listed below, or at parking meters on the street. If also visiting the Fort Worth Library on Third and Taylor, 2.5 hour covered garage parking is available at no charge. 
     
    Only registered Archives volunteers on duty or persons donating collections may park for free in the Plaza surface lot. If donating collections, arrangements may also be made to drive under the building using the drive through loading dock accessed from Second Street.
     
    Parking prices for visitors not donating collections or not registered as a volunteer are:
    •  0 - 30 minutes $2.50
    • 31 - 60 minutes $5
    • 61 - 90 minutes $7.50
    • 91 minutes & up $10