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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State
Museum Updates:

The State of New Jersey does not currently require indoor masking for visitors and staff in state buildings.


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

Development & Membership

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                                                    
Jacob Hammer, PhD, Asst. Curator, Planetarium
Sabrina White, Educator, Volunteers and Outreach


Exhibits Design & Fabrication

Elizabeth Beitel, Supervisor, Museum Exhibits       


Fine Art

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


Natural History

Dana Ehret, PhD, Curator                                                        
Rodrigo Pellegrini, Registrar




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