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.
Board of Trustees
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Chair
Steven M. Richman, President
Adam Kaufman, Vice President

Karen S. Ali
Margaret M. Koo
Dr. Jane L. Rohlf
Georgia T. Schley
Dolores Yazujian

ex officio members
Senator Samuel D. Thompson
Senator Shirley K. Turner
Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson
Assemblywoman Donna M. Simon

Anthony Gardner, Executive Director
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.state.nj.us
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Bird Day

Flit, Flutter & Tweet: All About Birds!
Free Family Event at NJSM Saturday, February 14th 11am to 3pm

This Valentine’s Day, spark your love of birds with the New Jersey State Museum and the New Jersey Audubon Society, Plainsboro Preserve!
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Soar into Space in
the Planetarium!

Planetarium Showtimes:
Current Schedule

The Planetarium offers something for everyone; with both traditional sky and laser programs.

America, Through Artists' Eyes

Extended through August 16, 2015

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Museum Hours
Main Museum Building and Auditorium Galleries
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Sunday,
9 am to 4:45 pm

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

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