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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SMASH: Campfire Science!
Saturday, Nov. 18
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Come explore campfire traditions & wilderness skills while you learn how archaeologists use fire pits to discover the past!
Planetarium
October 21 – November 19

The Planetarium presents its seasonal special Halloween show!
Small Explorers
Friday, Nov. 24
10:00 a.m.

If you missed the Small Explorers program on Nov. 18, here’s another chance to experience it!
Embattled Emblems: Posters and Flags of the First World War
September 16 - August 19, 2018

This new exhibition showcases artifacts that were used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war.
Hearth & Home
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.
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

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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