Open or Closed for the Fourth of July

Posted: July 03, 2012

Wednesday    Pennsylvania   New Jersey    

Banks   Closed    Optional  

Note: TD Bank branches in both states open until 1 p.m. 

Savings & loans   Closed   Optional   

Federal agencies   Closed   Closed   

Federal courts   Closed   Closed   

State agencies    Closed   Closed   

Local/state courts*    Closed    Closed   

Liquor stores    Closed    Optional   

Postal service**    No   No   * 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 closed.

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. Collections will be one day late the remainder of the week.

Zoo: Open

Museums open:

Academy of Natural Sciences

Adventure Aquarium in Camden

African American Museum

Atwater Kent Museum

Franklin Institute

Independence National Historical Park

Independence Seaport Museum

Liberty Bell Center

National Liberty Museum

National Museum of American Jewish History

Please Touch Museum

Museums closed:

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Mummers Museum

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia Museum of Art

University Museum


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

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

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

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