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List of Closings

The Boston Athenæum will be closed or will close early on the following dates.  In the cases of an early closing, the closing time is listed.

For the most recent changes in closings, please see the Calendar or call (617) 227-0270.


January 1, New Year's Day
January 2, New Year's Day (observed) 
April 17, Patriot's Day
May 29, Memorial Day 
July 4, Independence Day 
September 4, Labor Day 
November 22, early closing (1:00pm) 
November 23, Thanksgiving Day 
December 24, Christmas Eve 
December 25, Christmas Day  
December 31, New Year's Eve