Courthouse Tours & Classroom Speakers


The New York State Court System, through its Office of Public Affairs, is dedicated to increasing the publicĂ­s awareness and understanding of how the courts work in the State. In cooperation with employees throughout the State, the Public Affairs staff engages in activities that promote public awareness about the judicial system. Please visit their website: Office of Public Affairs

For specific information on how to arrange a guided tour of local court facilities; or to request a speaker associated with the court system (including a judge) to visit your classrooms, please click Educational Tools in the Office of Public Affairs dropdown menu. Their website even provides a Virtual Courtroom Tour.



Students in the courtroom

Students in the courtroom








The Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York        140 Grand Street, Suite 701 White Plains, N.Y. 10601        914.824.5717