Open or Closed for Christmas

   Pennsylvania   New Jersey    

Banks   closed    closed   

Savings & loans   closed   closed   

Federal agencies   closed   closed   

Federal courts   closed   closed   

State agencies    closed   closed   

Local/state courts*    closed    closed   

Liquor stores    closed    optional   

Postal service**    closed   closed   

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

** Express Mail will be delivered.

In Philadelphia

Schools: Public and parochial, Closed/Closed

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.

Zoo: Closed

Museums open:

Adventure Aquarium

National Museum of American Jewish History

Museums closed:

Academy of Natural Sciences

African American Museum

Atwater Kent Museum

Franklin Institute

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Independence Seaport Museum

Independence National Historic Park

Liberty Bell Center

Mummers Museum

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Touch Museum

University Museum

Transportation

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

New Jersey: PATCO High-Speed Line trains between Philadelphia and Lindenwold will operate on a Christmas Day schedule (every 30 minutes). For information, call 856-772-6900.

New Jersey Transit buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. For individual route schedules, call 1-800-772-2222.