Mission
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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October 22, 2:00 p.m.
Museum Auditorium

The story introduces Charles Edward Dilkes, poet Joyce Kilmer, pilot Kenneth Russell Unger, nurse Amabel Scharff Roberts, "Hello Girl" Grace Banker (1892-1960) and other Americans who went to Europe when the United States entered World War I a hundred years ago.
September 16 - August 19, 2018

This new exhibition showcases artifacts that were used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war.
October 7 – September 9, 2018
2nd Floor, Riverside Gallery

This family-friendly exhibition will offer visitors the opportunity to learn about the homes and home life of Native Americans in the Eastern Woodlands and other environments all across North America.
October 29, 10 am – 3 pm
Riverview Court, Auditorium, Planetarium

Come in costume for the contest and enjoy a FREE Planetarium show, spooky fun activities, and more!
October 21, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Imagination Studio and lower level galleries

Celebrate International Archaeology Day! Aspiring archaeologist will enjoy hands-on activities; take a free curator-led gallery tour; watch a film about archaeology in New Jersey.
October 21 –November 19

The Planetarium presents its seasonal special Halloween show!
3rd Saturday of each month

Introducing the newly improved and expanded Story Time! This new program replaces Story Time; each month will offer a new theme to explore through play, story, craft and more.
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
Closed Oct. 15 – 28 for renovations
About the renovations

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


Closed Mondays & State Holidays
Accessibility
Whellchair AccessibilityAll facilities are accessible to visitors with physical disabilities.
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