Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm (out 12-1 for lunch), and by appointment. If the Archivist isn't here, please see the Town Clerk's office
781-270-1608 (be sure to put ATTN: Archives)
Burlington Municipal Archives
29 Center Street
Burlington, MA 01803
To request records, please let us know what type of information you are looking for; please be as specific as possible. If you wish for your identity to remain anonymous, please let us know. The archives provides one hour of reference or search time at no charge; after that searches are billed at $20 per hour. The archives are also available for your use during the hours listed above. It is best to call first--that way you'll know the archivist is on-site and we can pull the records you're interested in. Remember, we can only provide access to records that are in the custody of the archives. For other records, please contact the department directly.
The Archives is located in the basement of the Town Hall.
By car from Rt. 128/95S
Take exit 33B. At the end of the ramp, turn right on Cambridge St. Go 1-1/2 miles until you reach an intersection with street lights; there will be a gas station on the right corner and the Burlington Common will be across the intersection. Go straight and take the first right on Olympian Way; after the right turn, the red brick Burlington Fire Station and Burlington Town Hall Annex will be on the left-hand side. To park in the town hall parking lot, take the first left (Dearborn Rd.) and then the first right into the town hall parking lot.
By car from Rt. 128/95N
Take exit 34/Winn St. At the end of the ramp, turn right on Winn St. Go 1 mile until you reach the Memorial School and the Marshall Simonds Middle School; Memorial School is on the left and the Marshall Simonds Middle School is on the right. Make a hard left at the intersection onto Center St. Follow Center St. to the town common. At the town common, the road forks and the Grandview Farm and Burlington Police Department will be on the right-hand side; stay right on Center St. You will pass three red brick buildings on the right; the third red brick building is the Burlington Town Hall. To park in the town hall parking lot, take the first right after town hall (Dearborn Rd.) and then the first right into the town hall parking lot. See www.mapquest.com for mapping.
By public transit
Bus 350 from Alewife station or 352, 353 or 354 from Copley Square, Haymarket and points in between. Exit the bus at the town common and cross the common. See www.mbta.com for schedules.