As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum inspires innovation and lifelong learning through collections, research, exhibitions and programs in science, history and art. NJSM engages visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds in an exploration of New Jersey’s cultural and natural history presented within a global context, fosters state pride, and serves as a cultivator of tomorrow’s leaders.
Contact The NJ State Museum
Mailing Address:
NJ State Museum
PO Box 530
Trenton, NJ 08625

Museum & Auditorium Galleries:
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ

Tel: (609) 292-6464 (recorded message)
Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
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Sponsored by NJ State Museum, Bureau of Archaeology & Ethnography October 17, 2015
Immerse yourself in New Jersey archaeology! Discover what archaeology is while enjoying a full day of activities for all ages.
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Creepy Crawly Halloween!
October 31, 2015

Celebrate Halloween with fun activities, including a children’s costume contest, stage show, and free Planetarium show!
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On view September 26, 2015 through January 3, 2016
The New Jersey State Museum presents the New Jersey Artists Series exhibition, Jim Toia: From Here to Uncertainty.
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Opening November 14, 2015
Explore Natural History through play! Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife or just relax with a good book.
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Exhibits that tell the story of New jersey and beyond.
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Soar through the skies in the Museum's spacious Planetarium
Planetarium Showtimes
Museum Hours
Main Museum Building
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Sunday
9 am to 4:45 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:30 pm

Museum Shop
Tuesday - Saturday
10 am to 4 pm
Sunday, Noon to 4 pm

The Museum Shop will be closed on Sunday October 18, 2015

Auditorium Galleries
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Friday
9 am to 4:45 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:30 pm

Museum Galleries in
Dept. of State Building

225 West State Street, Trenton
9 am to 5 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:45 pm

Closed Mondays & State Holidays
All facilities are accessible to visitors with physical disabilities.