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.state.nj.us
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Program Calendar

February 2015
Mouse over the titles for a description of the event.
Monday
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Museum Closed
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Monday
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Museum Closed
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Bird Day! Free family event. 11:00 – 3:00
Planetarium: Secret of the Cardboard RocketStarsFollow the Drinking GourdLaser Magic
Monday
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Museum Closed - State Holiday
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Artist-led Gallery Walk, Wendel A. White: Manifest exhibition, Free, 12:10-12:50 pm
Monday
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Museum Closed
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

12:00 pm
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Stars!

2 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Holiday Laser Lights!

1 pm and 3 pm
The NJSM Planetarium is premiering its all new holiday show! Sing along to favorite holiday songs such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, and other seasonal classics.
Laser Fright Light

3:00 pm
NJSM is horrified to present Laser Fright Light! This terrifying laser experience will send chills up your spine as you witness prowling vampires and haunting demons.
Laser Kid Power

3:00 pm
The hottest artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-popping show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping!
Black Holes

2:00 pm
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature.
Follow the Drinking Gourd: Special program in Celebration of Black History Month

2:00 pm
This slide and full dome video presentation is set during the time of slavery in the United States. It explains how slaves used the Big Dipper, also known as the Drinking Gourd, to find the North Star (Polaris).
Laser Magic

3:00 pm
This program offers a magical mix of music, from those you love to those you have forgotten, all presented in concert with stunning laser images! This musical compilation is fun for the entire family!
Earth Science Week

The New Jersey State Museum is proud to celebrate Earth Science Week. Every day this week we will be offering gallery talks, workshops and activity carts.
Halloween Spooktacular

10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween with a day of fun activities at the museum.
Story Time - When the Shadbush Blooms

2:00 pm
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, learn about the Lenape then and now through the lens of one family’s seasonal activities.
Winter Wonderland

11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Celebrate winter break and learn about how animals survive winter, and more fun winter activities are scheduled throughout the day.
Patriot’s Week

This annual commemoration of the Battle of Trenton engages the entire city in activities for young and old. The Museum will have a variety of colonial era programs and activities throughout the week.
Electrolaze

7:30 pm
Electrolaze is the perfect melding of lights and sounds as lasers carve incandescent trails across the beats, snaps and wobbles of today’s electronic dance music.
Dark Side of the Moon

9:00 pm
Based on Pink Floyd’s 1973 album of humanitarian, political and philosophical empathy, Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time!
The Wall

10:30 pm
Measured to be one of the best classic rock albums of all time, The Wall is best considered as a continual story rather than a collection of individual songs.