National Archives at New York City

National Archives at New York City

We hold permanent records created by Federal agencies and courts in the following states:
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands


Hours and Address


One Bowling Green, Room 328

New York, NY 10004

Phone:  212-401-1620

Toll-free: 1-866-840-1752

*Our telephones at this facility have been experiencing intermittent service disruptions. If you are unable to reach us via telephone, please email us at*

Fax:  212-401-1638



The research room at the National Archives at New York City is open for original records research by appointment only Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. We are now open on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for computer and microfilm research on a walk-in basis (computer and microfilm research is by appointment only all other days).

Our Learning Center is open for walk-in hands-on educational activities on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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