Research Services

Research Requests

If you would like to access the MOCA collections, please fill out the Research Application Form and send it back to us. Once we receive your application, please expect approximately a 1-week turnaround time before we confirm the date and time of your appointment.


Download the Research Application.

Policies & Rates

Collections are available for researchers to access free of charge by appointment. Please refer to MOCA’s Research Fee Schedule for our policies on further use. If you need additional information, please contact us:

Museum of Chinese in America
Collections and Research Center
70 Mulberry St., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10013

Phone: (855) 955-MOCA
Fax: (212) 619-4216

Collections Online Research

We will be gradually putting our collections online starting in late 2013. Please check back to see our Online Collections section.