Making Improvements, Summer and Fall, 2013
Please note: Renovations to the Market Street facility were set back by the 16-day Federal Government shutdown. At the moment, it looks like we'll re-open in early December. Check back for updates. We look forward to welcoming researchers and hosting workshops and other events as soon as possible.
We are currently closed to all researchers and visitors due to our renovations. When we reopen in December, our hours will be:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:45 P.M.
Second Saturday of each month, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Closed Sundays and Federal holidays.
Genealogy Open Houses
Join us for our Friday Genealogy Open Houses held at the National Archives at Philadelphia in center city Philadelphia, usually on the first Friday of each month. Meet other genealogists and National Archives staff for discussions about genealogy. 12 noon to 2:00 p.m.
Don't forget to check out our Genealogy Workshops each month.
Exhibit: Allegheny Arsenal Explosion
View our online exhibit, Allegheny Arsenal Explosion and the Creation of Public Memory.
Exhibit: Documented Rights Part II
The National Archives at Philadelphia opens Documented Rights, part 2, a traveling exhibition in May, 2012. The exhibit features a sampling of documents from all regions of the National Archives. These documents give voice to our national struggle for personal rights and freedoms. The exhibit will be on display through May, 2013.