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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 3, closed
July 4, Independence Day
August 11, early closing (2:30 p.m.)
September 4, Labor Day
November 22, early closing (1:00 p.m.)
November 23, Thanksgiving Day
December 1, early closing (1:00 p.m.)
December 24, Christmas Eve
December 25, Christmas Day
December 26, closed
December 31, New Year's Eve


January 1, New Year's Day
January 2, closed