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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

New Jersey State Museum Update

The State Museum is now open regular operating hours. Masks are required for all visitors over the age of 2.


Events At The Museum

Upcoming Events

Small Explorers Series

Small Explorers Series

Small Explorer videos found here

The Small Explorers Series is for children 6 months to 5 years old with their caregivers. Each month we explore a different theme through stories, crafts, and play. The program is 45 minutes long and begins promptly. It's held the second weekend of each month on Saturday, in-person in the Discovery Den at 11:00 am, then virtually at 12:15 pm. The program is FREE, but space is limited; advance registration is required. For more information or to register contact

NOTE: Registration requests must be received by 10:00 am the Friday before the event in order to allow time for staff to confirm space availability.

Upcoming: Small Explorers Starry Skies
December 11
11:00 - 11:45 am In-person session
12:15 - 1:00 pm Virtual session

Come join us on a journey into space followed by a story and some awesome activities. This month we’re reading "Orion and the Dark" by Emma Yarlett and exploring the Planetarium! Join us to see One World, One Sky. Have you looked for the stars at night or seen the moon glow? Let’s explore space together through stories, pretend play and crafts.

Use this link to register for the in-person session at 11:00 am -

Use this link to register for the virtual session at 12:15 pm

Deadline for registration is Dec. 5




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