National Archives research facilities are closed on the Federal holidays listed below.
The Exhibit Hall at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
|Monday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 15||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 19*||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 28||Memorial Day|
|Wednesday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 3||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 8||Columbus Day|
|Monday, November 12**||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 22||Thanksgiving Day|
|Tuesday, December 25||Christmas Day|
* This holiday is designated as "Washington's Birthday." Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is Federal policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.
** November 11, 2018 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Sunday. Our offices and research facilities will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.