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Location, Hours, Directions, and Parking


The New York State Archives research room is in Albany, New York. The research room is located on the 11th floor of the Cultural Education Center at the south end of the Empire State Plaza, across Madison Avenue (Route 20) from the Plaza and joined to it by a bridge over Madison Avenue. The New York State Museum and the New York State Library are also in the Cultural Education Center.


Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed on New York State holidays.

Directions and Parking

See the New York State Library web site for maps, driving directions, and suggested parking locations for the Cultural Education Center, which houses the State Archives.