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
December 2017
Museum Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 9 am to 4:45 pm
Closed Mondays & State Holidays
     Planetarium
December 2/3
December 2/3- Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Holiday Magic! - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW- 2:00 pm

Planetarium - One World, One Sky
     Planetarium
December 9/10
December 9/10- Planetarium Shows

Once World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Holiday Magic! - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW- 2:00 pm

Small Explorers Program
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December 16
December 16 - Small Explorers Program

“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats - 10:00 am

We’re reading “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, visiting the Inuit/Eskimo section of the “Hearth & Home” exhibit, then heading back for some hands-on games and activities. Register with Kerry.scott@sos.nj.gov

     Planetarium
December 16/17
December 16/17- Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Holiday Magic! - 1:00 pm
Dinosaurs at Dusk NEW - 2:00 pm

Planetarium - Dark Universe
     Planetarium
December 23
December 23 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Holiday Magic! - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW- 2:00 pm

Laser Holiday Magic! - 3:00 pm
     Planetarium
December 26
December 26 - Planetarium Shows
Special Weekday Holiday Presentations

Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 11 am Laser Holiday Magic! - 12 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 1:00 pm
     Imagination Studio
December 26 - 29
December 26 - 29 - Winter Art Studio

Winter Art Studio - 11 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio


Drop by for a different art project each day, based on works in the Museum’s collection. All ages; free.
     Planetarium
December 27
December 27 - Planetarium Shows Special Weekday Holiday Presentations

Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 11 am Laser Holiday Magic! - 12 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 1:00 pm
     Museum
December 28
December 28 - Small Explorers Program

Winter Break Small Explorers- 10 am

In case you missed it, here’s another chance to experience the December program. We’ve also added some fun, Colonial-era activities to celebrate Patriots Week.
     Planetarium
December 28
December 28 - Planetarium Shows Special Weekday Holiday Presentations

Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 11 am Laser Holiday Magic! - 12 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 1:00 pm
     Planetarium
December 29
December 29 - Planetarium Shows Special Weekday Holiday Presentations

Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 11 am Laser Holiday Magic! - 12 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 1:00 pm
     Planetarium
December 30/31
December 30/31 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Holiday Magic! - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW- 2:00 pm
Civil War Flag Unveiling
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December 30
December 30 - Civil War Flag Unveiling

2:00 pm

Join Civil War flag historian David Martin and Cultural History Curator Nicholas Ciotola for a gallery talk and ceremony unveiling the latest rotation of historic flags from the Civil War Flag Collection, one of the largest collections of its kind in the nation.