Introducing Historical Vital Records NYC! Browse, search and download more than 10 million birth, death and marriage records from 1855-1949. Click here to learn more.
More than 720,000 newly digitized historical photographs of every house and building in the 5 boroughs can be searched and viewed in the gallery.
The Municipal Archives and Library has reopened for researchers by appointment only. Click here to find out how to schedule an appointment.
Our new facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn at Industry City is now welcoming patrons – by appointment. This major investment in state-of-the-art storage and a research space will ensure preservation of and access to the City’s heritage for generations to come. Click here to learn more.
Help preserve New York City’s historical treasures by adopting an item for conservation treatment.
Explore 17th-Century Records between Amsterdam and New York City.
Access more than 1,400 NYC data sets for free, at any time via the NYC Open Data portal.