Open or Closed for Thanksgiving

                                 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    Closed    Optional   

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

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

In Philadelphia

Schools: Public and parochial, closed

Parking Authority: Meters will not be enforced.

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

Independence National Historic Park (varies by building)

Liberty Bell Center

Museums closed:

Academy of Natural Sciences

African American Museum

Franklin Institute

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Independence Seaport Museum

Mummers Museum

National Constitution Center

National Museum of American Jewish History

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia History Museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Touch Museum

University Museum


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

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

New Jersey Transit buses will operate on various schedules. For individual route schedules, call 800-772-2222.