Open or Closed for Good Friday

Posted: April 06, 2012

    Pennsylvania   New Jersey    

Banks   Optional    Optional   

Savings & loans   Optional   Optional   

Federal agencies   Open   Open   

Federal courts   Open   Closed   

State agencies    Open   Closed   

Local/state courts*    Closed    Closed   

Liquor stores    Open    Open   

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

** Windows at the 30th Street post office, B. Free Franklin office at 316 Market St., and Franklin Mills Mall will be open.

In Philadelphia

Schools: Public and parochial, 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. Trash scheduled to be picked up Friday will instead be collected Saturday.

Parking: Regulations suspended.

Zoo: Open

Museums open:

Academy of Natural Sciences

Adventure Aquarium in Camden

African American Museum

Franklin Institute

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Independence National Historical Park

Independence Seaport Museum

Liberty Bell Center

National Liberty Museum

National Museum of American Jewish History (closes at 3 p.m.)

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Touch Museum

University Museum

Museums closed:

Atwater Kent Museum

Mummers Museum (call for hours)


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

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

NJ Transit buses will operate on various schedules. For individual route schedules, call 1-973-275-5555.

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