As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum inspires innovation and lifelong learning through collections, research, exhibitions and programs in science, history and art. NJSM engages visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds in an exploration of New Jersey’s cultural and natural history presented within a global context, fosters state pride, and serves as a cultivator of tomorrow’s leaders.
Contact The NJ State Museum
Mailing Address:
NJ State Museum
PO Box 530
Trenton, NJ 08625

Museum & Auditorium Galleries:
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ

Tel: (609) 292-6464 (recorded message)
Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
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November 28 – January 3
Celebrate the holiday season with the Planetarium’s most spectacular show ever! Full-spectrum laser beams dance along with dazzling animated laser effects to popular holiday music.
Planetarium showtimes
On view September 26, 2015 through January 3, 2016
The New Jersey State Museum presents the New Jersey Artists Series exhibition, Jim Toia: From Here to Uncertainty.
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Opening November 28
Explore Natural History through play! Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife or just relax with a good book.
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Exhibits that tell the story of New jersey and beyond.
2015-2016 Field Trip Planning Guide
Museum Hours
Main Museum Building
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Sunday
9 am to 4:45 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:30 pm

Museum Shop
Tuesday - Saturday
10 am to 4 pm
Sunday, Noon to 4 pm

Auditorium Galleries
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Friday
9 am to 4:45 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:30 pm

Museum Galleries in
Dept. of State Building

225 West State Street, Trenton
9 am to 5 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:45 pm

Closed Mondays & State Holidays
All facilities are accessible to visitors with physical disabilities.