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Open or closed for New Year's Day

Open or closed for New Year's Day

Correction: Please Touch Museum was originally described as closed. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.


                                      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 Philadelphia Mills Mall office 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.

Parking: No meter enforcement

Zoo: Closed

Museums open

Adventure Aquarium in Camden

Independence National Historical Park

Liberty Bell Center

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please Touch Museum

Museums closed

Academy of Natural Sciences

African American Museum

Franklin Institute

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Independence Seaport Museum

National Museum of American Jewish History

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia History Museum

University Museum


Pennsylvania: SEPTA's Regional Rail, City and Suburban Transit lines will operate on holiday-Sunday 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.

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