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 2*||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 16||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 20**||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 29||Memorial Day|
|Tuesday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 4||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 9||Columbus Day|
|Friday, November 10***||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 23||Thanksgiving Day|
|Monday, December 25||Christmas Day|
* January 1, 2017 (the legal public holiday for New Year's Day), falls on a Sunday. Our offices and research facilities will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017, in observance of the New Year's Day holiday.
NOTE: The President's Inauguration will be celebrated on Friday, January 20, 2017. The following National Archives facilities in the Washington, DC, area will be closed that day. The research facility at the National Archives Building, Washington, DC, the National Archives at College Park, and the Washington National Records Center. Note: The Exhibit Hall at the National Archives in Washington will be open on Inauguration 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, 2017 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Saturday. Our offices and research facilities will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.