2015 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.
|Thursday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 19||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 16 *||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 25||Memorial Day|
|Friday, July 3 **||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 7||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 12||Columbus Day|
|Wednesday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 26||Thanksgiving Day|
|Friday, December 25||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.
** July 4, 2015 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Saturday. Our offices and research facilities will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.