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Pennsylvania State Archives

Established in 1903, the State Archives is the official repository for permanently valuable government records dating back to the founding of the Commonwealth in 1681. Next to The State Museum, more than 200 million documents, maps and photographs are available for public use in the Archives Search Room. A favorite resource for historians, genealogists and the just plain curious.

Phone

717-783-3281

Hours of Operation

MON: CLOSED
TUE: CLOSED
WED: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
THU: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
FRI: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SAT: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon,
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm *
SUN: CLOSED

* microfilm use only

Admission Details

No admission fee.

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