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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.

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Events At The Museum

Events Calendar

One World, One Sky
December 4/5 2021

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  EXO: Are we Alone?

Small Explorers Series
December 11 2021

Small Explorers: Starry Skies

11 - 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.

Use this link to register for the in-person session at 11:00 am - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_10QJaPJGgGX0usOhbomse7H0Y0o0J6Rc71N4l7GWOo/edit.

Use this link to register for the virtual session at 12:15 pm - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16nJsqbHIGA0_JMjRwdn_ij9pcGnS7FwaSRPTvZu2_aE/edit.

Deadline for registration is Dec. 5.

Laser Holiday Magic!
December 11/12 2021

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  EXO: Are we Alone?

Season of Light
December 18/19 2021

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  EXO: Are we Alone?

One World, One Sky
December 26 2021

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  EXO: Are we Alone?

Laser Holiday Magic!
December 28-30 2021

Patriot’s Week Planetarium Shows

10:30 am  Season of Light
11:30 am  Laser Holiday Magic!
1:30 pm  EXO: Are we Alone?

Season of Light
January 1/2 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Season of Light
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Holiday Magic!
3:00 pm  EXO: Are we Alone?

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 Beth.Cooper@sos.nj.gov.

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 - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_10QJaPJGgGX0usOhbomse7H0Y0o0J6Rc71N4l7GWOo/edit

Use this link to register for the virtual session at 12:15 pm https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16nJsqbHIGA0_JMjRwdn_ij9pcGnS7FwaSRPTvZu2_aE/edit

Deadline for registration is Dec. 5

Event Rentals

The New Jersey State Museum is a wonderful setting for your special event with changing exhibits that can provide a unique backdrop for any occasion. The Museum is ideally located in the State Capital Complex in Trenton, and offers a one-of-a-kind venue with incredible architecture and beautiful views of the Delaware River. For rates and availability, please view our rental information or email Rentals.NJSM@sos.nj.gov.

Available Rental spaces:

First Floor West Gallery
Riverview Court

This exceptional space is an ideal setting for buffet receptions, intimate sit-down dinners, business seminars and more. Available evenings and weekends only.

Auditorium
Auditorium

The 384-seat Auditorium is available for a wide variety of lectures, conferences, movie premieres, theater performances and more.

Additional rental spaces

 

 

 


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