31 Chambers Street, Room 112 · New York, NY 10007
Open to the public Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Please Note: The Visitor Center will be closed from Thursday, September 25th until the opening night of our new exhibit, “The Last County: The Bronx, 1914 – 2014,” at 4 pm on Tuesday, September 30th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Directions, visitor instructions, and holiday closings available here.
Additional questions please call (212) 788-8609 or fill out this form.
As a gateway to the Archives and the Library, the Center features:
Media Room - equipped with monitors for film and documentary screenings, orientation videos, and for patrons to research the Archives' unique film footage and audio collections.
Exhibitions - drawn from the rich resources of the Archives and Library, the Center features exhibitions highlighting the collections and interpreting themes and topics in city history.
Events - a downtown venue for author book-signings, lectures, and other happenings.
Education Outreach - colleges and high schools are invited to bring students to the Center for orientation classes, presentations, and educational outreach activities.
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