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Exhibit Hall

Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM

CLOSED - Sunday-Tuesday

*Please be aware our hours and open days have changed due to COVID-19. Refer to our Events page  for the most up-to-date hours.


Cornell Local History Research Library & Archives

The archives are open by appointment only. Please contact   regarding research options. 

The History Center is now located at the            Tompkins Center for History & Culture at 110 North Tioga Street. TCHC is a heritage tourism space shared by 13 organizations located on the Ithaca Commons in Bank Alley.

 Book your visit and review our Health & Safety protocols. 

We look forward to seeing you! 

The History Center archival collections can be accessed by the public any time the Research Library is open without an appointment. An in-person visit offers you the most professional assistance and archival access. However, if you cannot come to the library, some services can be accessed from a distance. Contact with questions. 

If you are looking to bring a large group for a guided tour, contact*

If you are looking to rent a room in the building, contact*

If you would like to bring an educational group or school trip to the Exhibit Hall, or would like to visit the Eight Square Schoolhouse in Dryden, contact for more information.*

**PLEASE NOTE** Our in-person group attendance is limited by state and local regulations regarding safety and reducing transmission of COVID-19. Please contact us for details on the group sizes we can admit. 


Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫˀ Territory


Exhibit Hall Wednesday-Saturday 10am-6pm - CLOSED Sun-Tues

Cornell Local History Research Library & Archives - By appointment only. Please contact


Email: Refer to Contact page for individual emails, General inquiries to

Phone: 607-273-8284


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