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Planned 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.

2021

January 1, New Year's Day
April 19, Patriots Day
May 31, Memorial Day
July 5, Independence Day
August 20, early closing (1:00 p.m.)
September 6, Labor Day
October 11, Marathon Monday (rescheduled)
November 24, early closing (1:00 p.m.)
November 25, Thanksgiving Day
December 24, Christmas Eve
December 25, Christmas Day (Saturday)

December 31, New Year's Eve

2022

January 1, New Year's Day
January 3
April 18, Patriots Day
May 30, Memorial Day
June 20, Juneteenth
July 4, Independence Day
September 5, Labor Day
November 23, early closing (1:00 p.m.)
November 24, Thanksgiving Day
December 24, Christmas Eve
December 26, Christmas Day (observed)

December 31, New Year's Eve