Playland boardwalk and beach, ca. 1930 (PPC5778)

The Archives Reading Room is only open to the public every Tuesday and Wednesday, except government holidays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please note COVID-19 Update:

The Archives' Reading Room is currently closed until further notices as per New York State guidelines. Please check back often to see if this date is still current, as the situation is always evolving.

In the meantime, we can assist you over the phone (914) 231-1500 or by doing the Research By Mail. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

The Archives' offices are open Monday through Friday, except government holidays, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you are planning a trip to the Archives, please call or e-mail first to confirm the hours. A photo I.D. must be presented when registering to do research in the Reading Room.

Please review the Archives Reading Room page for more information about conducting research at the Archives.

For departmental research requests, Westchester County employees should call for an appointment.

Also located at our facility in Elmsford are the Greater Hudson Heritage Network and the Westchester County Historical Society, whose collections are also available in the Archives Reading Room.