2016 Federal Holidays
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.
|Friday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 18||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 15 *||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 30||Memorial Day|
|Monday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 5||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 10||Columbus Day|
|Friday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 24||Thanksgiving Day|
|Monday, December 26 **||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.
** December 25, 2016 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday. Our offices and research facilities will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016, in observance of Christmas Day.