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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

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

NOTICE: The Museum will be closed on Friday, June 21 and will re-open on Saturday normal hours.


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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