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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

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

Learn At The Museum

Schedule a Field Trip

NEW! 2023/2024 Field Trip Guide

Watch our field trip orientation video

The New Jersey State Museum offers students 4 floors of exhibits exploring the Natural and Cultural history of the State, Archaeology and the Lenape People, and a remarkable Fine Art collection. Each long-term exhibit gallery offers printed guides for both pre-K and older students to explore on their own. You can also choose to enhance your field trip with a guided tour or a hands-on workshop.

Don’t forget to reserve a visit to the Planetarium! Our Ultra-High Resolution 8K projection system will immerse students in the wonders of the galaxy. We offer Spanish language options for select shows. Learn more information:

We continue to provide Virtual Field Trip options to give you flexibility in lesson planning. Choose from several virtual tour kits that include hands-on projects shipped directly to you. Click on the PDF link at the top of the page to learn more about all of our offerings or choose from the drop-down menu at the top under LEARN. When you are ready to make a reservation email

Please Note: All in-person programs are subject to change per COVID-19 health and safety regulations. We reserve the option to reschedule or cancel programs if we are unable to safely serve you.

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