Explore Women’s History Month at the
New Jersey State Museum
Engineering Women: Emily Roebling - The Woman Who Saved the Brooklyn Bridge
Theater To Go presents a special dramatic presentation of Emily Roebling: The Woman Who Saved The Brooklyn Bridge. When it opened, the Brooklyn Bridge was the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world.
Hadrosaurus Foulkii Returns to New Jersey!
Drawn to Dinosaurs: Hadrosaurus Foulkii
As the world’s first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton, its discovery in Haddonfield, NJ caught the world by storm – it revolutionized the science and helped propel southern New Jersey to the “center” of the paleontological world.
Artists of Roosevelt
The exhibition will explore the development of Roosevelt as an art community and allow visitors to discover the impact these important artists had, and continue to have, on American art.
Trenton Pottery Symposium
The Potteries of Trenton Society in partnership with the NJ State Museum and the Trenton Museum Society is pleased to present its annual spring symposium. This year's event will explore the life and work of sculptor Isaac Broome, the first sculptor to work in the American ceramics industry.
Soar into Space in the Planetarium!
The Horsehead Nebula is a magnificent interstellar dust cloud about 1,500 light-years away. It can be found near the belt in the constellation Orion the Hunter. The gorgeous color image combines both narrowband and broadband images recorded using three different telescopes. Learn about this and other constellations in our upcoming sky shows. Photo courtesy of NASA.
Soar through the skies in the Museum's spacious Planetarium, featuring precision projection of more than 6000 stars. The largest planetarium in New Jersey, it seats 150 visitors in specially-designed reclining seats that transport an audience to any astronomical destination.
Now featuring state-of-the-art Full DomeVideo, visitors will feel the sensation of zooming through the Solar System and beyond. This cutting-edge digital technology immerses audiences within images covering the entire 360 degree inner dome.
The Planetarium offers something for everyone; with both traditional sky and laser programs, it is the only planetarium of its kind in New Jersey. Made possible by the generous support of the Prudential Foundation.
Planetarium Showtimes: Current Weekend Schedule