Open or Closed for Veterans Day Observance

Posted: November 11, 2012

    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    Optional   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 closed; parochial optional

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*

Franklin Institute

Independence National Historical Park (Only Independence and New Halls open Sunday; regular schedule resumes Monday)

Independence Seaport Museum

Liberty Bell Center

National Constituion Center

National Liberty Museum*

National Museum of American Jewish History*

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*

Philadelphia Museum of Art*

Please Touch Museum

University Museum*

* These museums will be open Sunday, but closed Monday

Museums closed:

Atwater Kent Museum

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Mummers Museum


Pennsylvania: SEPTA's Regional Rail, City, and Suburban Transit lines will operate on regular 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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