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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

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

Science Under the Stars: Ice dunes or Molten hellscape?

April 20, 4:15 PM
Join us in the Planetarium for this free talk! Guest speaker Dr. Mariah MacDonald, The College of New Jersey, covers what it means for a planet to be habitable and how we can use the dynamics of planets to study their composition, formation, and evolution.

Jacob Planet

Earth Day at the Museum

April 21, 10 AM – 3 PM.
Join us for a day of free activities, birdwatching, lectures and Earth Day themed activities!

Small Explorers

Small Explorers logo: Small Explorers: Journey into the World of Insects

May 11, 9:45 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:15 PM
This month we’re reading “Backyard Bugs” and will get a look at some live insects! The program is free but space is limited; registration required.

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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