Open or Closed for Columbus Day

   Pennsylvania   New Jersey   

Banks   Optional    Optional   

Savings & loans   Optional   Optional   

Federal agencies   Closed   Closed   

Federal courts   Closed   Closed   

State agencies    Closed   Closed   

Local/state courts*    Closed    Closed   

Liquor stores    Open    Optional   

Postal service**    Closed   Closed   * Arraignment court at the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St., will be open.

** Windows at the Philadelphia Mills Mall office will be closed.

In Philadelphia

Schools: Public and parochial, Open/Open

City agencies: Closed

District health centers: Closed

Libraries: Closed

Recreation centers: Closed

Trash and garbage collection: Trash and recyclables will not be picked up. Collections will be one day late the remainder of the week.

Parking: Meters enforced

Zoo: Open

Museums open:

Academy of Natural Sciences

Adventure Aquarium

Franklin Institute

Independence Seaport Museum

Independence National Historic Park

Liberty Bell Center

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Touch Museum

Museums closed:

African American Museum

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

National Museum of American Jewish History

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia History Museum

University Museum


Pennsylvania: SEPTA's Regional Rail, City and Suburban Transit lines will operate on weekday schedules. For information, call 215-580-7800.

New Jersey: PATCO High-Speed Line trains between Philadelphia and Lindenwold will operate on weekday schedules. For information, call 856-772-6900.

New Jersey Transit buses will operate on various schedules. For individual route information, call 973-275-5555.