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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Program Calendar

May
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Friday
1
Monday
4
Museum Closed
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
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Thursday
7
Friday
8
Monday
11
Museum Closed
Tuesday
12
Wednesday
13
Thursday
14
Friday
15
Monday
18
Museum Closed
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Monday
25
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Friday
29
Planetarium: Family Star Gazing
Saturday
30
June
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Monday
1
Museum Closed
Tuesday
2
Wednesday
3
Thursday
4
Friday
5
Saturday
6
Sunday
7
Monday
8
Museum Closed
Tuesday
9
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Museum Closed
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
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Sunday
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Monday
22
Museum Closed
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Museum Closed
Tuesday
30

 

 

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!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
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.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
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!
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!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Black Holes

3:00 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.
Rusty Rocket Last Blast

12:00 pm
Join Rusty Rocket on his final mission as he takes a new class of rocket rookies on an introductory tour of the solar system.
Stars!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Black Holes

3:00 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.
Super Science Saturday

10:30 am - 4:30 pm
This science festival attracts thousands of visitors every year, offering families the opportunity to interact with scientists from New Jersey’s incredible array of research, educational and environmental organizations.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippen

2:00 pm
This award winning picture book tells the story of local artist Horace Pippen
Mad Science: Sounds Like Science

11:00 am
Sounds Like Science is our newest Special Event addition and is perfect for your preschool audience. Among the experiments the students will witness how sound waves travel using both the audience and a Slinky.
Flying Ship Productions: The Courage to Dream: Amazing Life of Ben Franklin

11:00 am
This engaging musical theatre performance will entertain and enlighten. Ben Franklin was America’s first true Renaissance man: printer, writer, inventor, scientist, diplomat and statesman.
Family Star Gazing

8:00 pm
Join us at the Simpson Observatory, in Washington Crossing State Park, as we view craters on the moon, the rings of Saturn and the planets Jupiter and Venus through the AAAP high computerized telescopes.
Nikon Small World
An amazing look at how art and science blend, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition recognizes excellence in photography through the microscope.
Sandy's Circus

2:00 pm
Alexander Calder (or Sandy to his friends) is most famous for his sculptures including his kinetic mobile sculptures.