The Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation is located in the historic Thurston County Courthouse (commonly known as Capitol Court). The building is located just east of the State Capitol Campus. Our main office is located on the terrace/basement floor of the building. You can access the office from the front or rear of the building. Once inside and on the terrace level, the main entry to the office is to the right at the end of the hallway. The office is open Mon-Fri -8am to 5:00pm. However, staff may be available at different hours than DAHP regular business hours. Please see Meet the Staff page for each staff member’s hours.
The Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, does not have any free customer parking spaces available. There is on street parking available (metered) near our building and a fee-based parking behind our building at the Department of Natural Resources garage. The top floor of the garage is visitor parking that costs about $1.50 an hour.
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