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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Lt. Governor and Secretary of State
Grant Castner

There’s a story here!

Download the free TravelStorys app using this QR code to discover “History Beneath Trenton’s Feet.”


Science Under the Stars: Supermassive Black Holes Across the Universe

March 16, 4:15 PM
Join our guest speaker, Dr. Charlotte Ward of Princeton University, for a free talk in the Museum’s Planetarium to learn about one of the hottest topics in modern astronomy! Registration link:


New! Extinct Animal Defenses

Join us for this docent-led tour to explore different types of defenses in prehistoric animals and how they relate to today’s diverse wildlife.
Offered on the 1st and last Friday of the month at 12:00 and on the 1st Saturday of the month at 12:00. In the Written in the Rocks gallery.


Museum Shop

Drop by the Museum Shop for unique gift ideas, Jersey-themed merchandise, books and more!
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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