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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Mask Policy Update:

Thank you for your patronage and support in these challenging times. The State of New Jersey has lifted universal indoor masking for visitors and staff in state buildings. Masking is still strongly encouraged if you have booked a reserved or guided programs in galleries and classroom spaces.

Request for Proposal:

RFQ 22-MUS-001 - “Collections Move - Packing, Registrarial/Tracking, Transportation, Load-in"

Jaw Dropping World of Sharks

Jaw Dropping World of Sharks Lecture Series.

Presented the 2nd Saturday of each month at 2:00 pm. Get details here

Battle of Chancellorsville

Civil War Flag Unveiling

Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Join us for the unveiling of new flags in the exhibition “The Civil War Flag Collection of New Jersey.” Carried into battle by New Jersey soldiers, these iconic artifacts of our past evoke images of patriotism, camaraderie and dedication to a cause.

National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families present Blue Star Museums - logo graphic

We are proud to be a participating Blue Star Museum!

The program offers free admission to active duty military and up to five family members through Labor Day. It applies to our Planetarium (the Museum is always free!) Plan your visit today!

Museum Master Class

Museum Master Class

Want to take a deep dive into your favorite Museum subject area? Now offering Master Class sessions in art history, archaeology, NJ history, & paleontology. Register for the summer session now!

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