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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Mask Policy Update:

Thank you for your patronage and support in these challenging times. The State of New Jersey has lifted universal indoor masking for visitors and staff in state buildings. Masking is still strongly encouraged if you have booked a reserved or guided programs in galleries and classroom spaces.

Request for Proposal:

RFQ 22-MUS-001 - “Collections Move - Packing, Registrarial/Tracking, Transportation, Load-in"


About The Museum


General Inquiries

School and Group Reservations (Public Tours/Group Visits)

Rentals – War Memorial and Museum Auditorium

Museum Shop

Press and Media Inquiries

Membership (Individual/Family)

Development (Corporate & Foundation Support)

Rights & Reproductions Requests
Archaeology & Ethnography:
Cultural History:
Fine Art:
Natural History:


Museum Staff



Margaret M. O’Reilly, Executive Director
Barbara Bower, Business Administrator
Susan Greitz, Marketing & Public Relations Manager
Bill Nutter, Rentals & Facilities Manager
Stephanie Nutter, Asst. to the Director/Rentals Contracts


Archaeology & Ethnography

Gregory D. Lattanzi, PhD, Curator & State Archaeologist
Karen A. Flinn, Asst. Curator
Susan Orr, Registrar


Cultural History

Nicholas Ciotola, Curator                                               
Paula Bisson, Registrar


Education & Public Programs

Beth Cooper, Curator                                                    
Bill Murray, Planetarium Technician
Diane Watson, PhD, Asst. Curator, Science Education


Exhibits Design & Fabrication

Elizabeth Beitel, Supervisor, Museum Exhibits       


Fine Art

Sarah B. Vogelman, Asst. Curator                                
Jenny Martin-Wicoff, Registrar


Natural History

David C. Parris, Curator                                                        
Dana Ehret, PhD, Asst. Curator
Rodrigo Pellegrini, Registrar




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