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
October 2019
Museum Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 9 am to 4:45 pm
Closed Mondays & State Holidays
Planetarium - Tales of Mayan Skies
     Planetarium
October 5/6
October 5/6 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Maya Skies - 12:00 pm
The Little Star That Could - 1:00 pm
Laser Halloween NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Laser Halloween
     Planetarium
October 12/13
October 12/13 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Maya Skies - 12:00 pm
The Little Star That Could - 1:00 pm
Laser Halloween NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Scout Day
     Museum
October 19
October 19 - Scout Day

Scouting Archaeology & Astronomy Day

Learn about the Earth’s history of human occupation from the Museum’s professionals; learn about the constellations and how to find them in different seasons. Participation will help fulfill many of the requirements for badges and other scouting programs. $6 per person, advance registration required.

Small Explorers Series
     Museum
October 19
October 19 - Small Explorers Series

Land of the Pines FREE
10 am & 12 pm
Discovery Den

Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
October 19/20
October 19/20 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Maya Skies - 12:00 pm
The Little Star That Could - 1:00 pm
Laser Halloween NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - The Little Star That Could
     Planetarium
October 26/27
October 26/27 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Maya Skies - 12:00 pm
The Little Star That Could - 1:00 pm
Laser Halloween NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Scout Day
     Museum
October 27
October 27 - Halloween Spooktacular

10 am & 3 pm

Halloween creeps into the Museum with a spooky Pinelands theme! Enjoy hands on activities, sign up for one of the children’s costume contests, see Laser Halloween free!

November 2019
Planetarium - Laser Halloween
     Planetarium
November 2/3
November 2/3 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Maya Skies - 12:00 pm
The Little Star That Could - 1:00 pm
Laser Halloween NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Dark Universe
     Planetarium
November 9/10
November 9/10 - Planetarium Shows

Season of Light - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Small Explorers Series
     Museum
November 16
November 16 - Small Explorers Series

Lenape Legends FREE
10 am & 12 pm
Discovery Den

Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
November 16/17
November 16/17 - Planetarium Shows

Season of Light - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - One World, One Sky
     Planetarium
November 23/24
November 23/24 - Planetarium Shows

Season of Light - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Laser Holiday Magic!
     Planetarium
November 29
November 29 - Planetarium Shows

Season of Light - 10:30 pm
Laser Holiday Magic! - 11:30 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Season of Light
     Planetarium
November 30
November 30 - Planetarium Shows

Season of Light - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Laser Holiday Magic! NEW - 2:00 pm
Tales of Maya Skies NEW - 3:00 pm