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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

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

NOTICE: In order to complete some electrical upgrades, the Museum will be closed as follows:
June 11 – The Museum’s 3rd floor will be closed, including galleries and restrooms.
June 14 – The entire Museum will be closed and will re-open regular hours on June 15.
We apologize for any inconvenience.


What we can learn from black hole images

June 29, 4:15 PM
Join us in the Planetarium for this free talk with guest speaker Zachary Gelles.


Civil War Flag Unveiling

July 6, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join us for the unveiling of five new flags in the State Museum’s Civil War Flag exhibition. The one hour tour will be followed by a reception hosted by Hunterdon 300th in the Riverview Court.

Small Explorers

Go Fossil Collecting with Us!

June 8
Join Dr. Dana Ehret, Curator of Natural History, as he leads fossil collecting trips to Big Brook Preserve on June 29, July 20 and August 17, 2024.

Museum Shop

Museum Shop

Open Tue. – Sat., 10 AM – 4 PM, Sun. 11 AM – 4 PM
Find educational toys, fun novelties, unique hand-crafted pottery and jewelry, New Jersey-themed merchandise and more. Open online 24/7.

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