Research at the St. Charles History Museum!

The St. Charles History Museum has an extensive archive available for research on a wide variety of topics pertaining to St. Charles history. Below you will find information about research fees and photograph reproduction fees, as well as links to several lists of resources available at the History Museum. 

Please be aware that all research requests are handled by appointment only. Appointments are required to ensure that all necessary materials can be gathered and a St. Charles History Museum staff member is available to assist you. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to schedule an appointment today!

Self-Research Appointments

Perform your own research by making an appointment with the St. Charles History Museum. The History Museum staff will help you located the information you’re looking for as well as provide copy and reproduction services. Self-research appointments let you direct and perform your own research into St. Charles’ history! 

Appointment Costs
- Members: $15.00 research fee for a 1 hour appointment
- Non-Members: $20.00 research fee for a 1 hour appointment

Fee includes up to 5 1-sided black and white copies. Additional copies can be purchased for $1.00 per copy.

Color photocopies can be purchased for $3.00 per copy for members and $6.00 per copy for non-members. Color photocopies and additional black and white copies can be purchased at time of appointment.

Appointments are limited to 1 hour each and are available Tuesday - Saturday from 10:30am - 3pm. Appointments that run over the allotted hour will be charged for an additional appointment.

Book A Research Appointment

Archivist Research

Pay an hourly fee to have the expert staff of the St. Charles History Museum research your information and prepare you a report.

Hourly Fee
- Members: $20.00 for up to 2 hours of research, $15.00 per hour for each additional hour
- Non-Members: $25.00 for up to 2 hours of research, $20.00 per hour for each additional hour

Fee includes black and white copies at no additional charge. 

Color photocopies can be purchased for $3.00 per copy for members and $6.00 per copy for non-members.

Book An Archivist Appointment

Image Publishing Fee

The photographs in the St. Charles History Museum’s extensive photo archive are available to be published in works and scholarly bodies for a flat fee per image.

Publishing Fee
- $25.00 per image plus an additional charge per photocopy

Color photocopies can be purchased for $3.00 per copy for members and $6.00 per copy for non-members.


Digital Photo Reproduction

Request a digital copy of photographs in the St. Charles History Museum’s extensive photo archive for a flat fee per image.

Reproduction Fees
-$6.00 per image emailed or on a CD with watermark
-$36.00 per image emailed or on a CD without watermark

Color photocopies can be purchased for $3.00 per copy for members and $6.00 per copy for non-members.


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