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
June 2019
Museum Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 9 am to 4:45 pm
Closed Mondays & State Holidays
Planetarium - Magic Tree House: Space Mission
     Planetarium
June 1/2
June 1/2 - Planetarium Shows

Magic Tree House: Space Mission - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Hip Hop Fundamentals: Civil Rights Movements
     Thursday Theatre
June 6
June 6 - Thursday Theatre

Hip Hop Fundamentals: Civil Rights Movements
11:15 am
Auditorium

Planetarium - One World, One Sky
     Planetarium
June 8/9
June 8/9 - Planetarium Shows

Magic Tree House: Space Mission - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Small Explorers Series
     Museum
June 15
June 15 - Small Explorers Series

Garden State FREE
10 am & 1 pm
Discovery Den

Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
June 22/23
June 22/23 - Planetarium Shows

Magic Tree House: Space Mission - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
June 29/30
June 29/30 - Planetarium Shows

Magic Tree House: Space Mission - 12:00 pm
One World, One Sky - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
July 2019
Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
July 1/2/3/4/5
July 1/2/3/4/5 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
July 3
July 3 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Planetarium - Laser Space Chase
     Planetarium
July 6/7
July 6/7 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
July 8/9/10/11/12
July 8/9/10/11/12 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
July 10
July 10 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Planetarium - Tales of Mayan Skies
     Planetarium
July 13/14
July 13/14 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
July 15/16/17/18/19
July 15/16/17/18/19 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
July 17
July 17 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Small Explorers Series
     Museum
July 20
July 20 - Small Explorers Series

Under the Sea FREE
10 am & 1 pm
Discovery Den

Lunar Landing Picnic
     Museum
July 20
July 20 - Museum

Lunar Landing Picnic
4 - 8 pm
Museum lawn

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing with a family picnic outside! Guests are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn (some food trucks will also be on hand) while enjoying music, free activities such as solar observing, activities, and more. See a Planetarium show for just $5, including a special showing of "Dark Side of the Moon" laser show! If there is inclement weather, events and activities will move inside the Museum.
Planetarium - Laser Space Chase
     Planetarium
July 20/21
July 20/21 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
July 22/23/24/25/26
July 22/23/24/25/26 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
July 24
July 24 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Planetarium - Tales of Mayan Skies
     Planetarium
July 27/28
July 27/28 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
July 29/30/31
July 29/30/31 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Box of Light: Earth Days, The Water Cycle
     Thursday Theatre
July 30
July 30 - Thursday Theatre

Box of Light: Earth Days, The Water Cycle
11:15 am
Auditorium

Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
July 31
July 31 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

August 2019
Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
August 1/2
August 1/2 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Laser Space Chase
     Planetarium
August 3/4
August 3/4 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
August 5/6/7/8/9
August 5/6/7/8/9 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
August 7
August 7 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Planetarium - Tales of Mayan Skies
     Planetarium
August 10/11
August 10/11 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
August 12/13/14/15/16
August 12/13/14/15/16 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
August 14
August 14 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Small Explorers Series
     Museum
August 20
August 17 - Small Explorers Series

Under the Sea FREE
10 am & 1 pm
Discovery Den

Planetarium - Laser Space Chase
     Planetarium
August 17/18
August 17/18 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - CapCOM Go!
     Planetarium
August 19/20/21/22/23
August 19/20/21/22/23 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
August 21
August 21 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Planetarium - Tales of Mayan Skies
     Planetarium
August 24/25
August 24/25 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm
Planetarium - Heart of the Sun
     Planetarium
August 26/27/28/29/30
August 26/27/28/29/30 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 10:30 am
Heart of the Sun NEW - 11:30 am
CapCOM Go! NEW - 1:30 pm
Planetarium - Maker Space
     Maker Space
August 28
August 28 - Maker Space

Maker Space FREE - 10 am – 2 pm
Imagination Studio

Drop in and get creative! Join us every Wednesday for our free weekly Maker Space program. Each week we’ll offer a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. The program is open to all, from children to adults, and is held in the Imagination Studio on the Museum’s lower level.

Planetarium - Laser Space Chase
     Planetarium
August 31
August 31 - Planetarium Shows

Tales of Mayan Skies - 12:00 pm
Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Heart of the Sun NEW - 2:00 pm
CapCOM Go! NEW - 3:00 pm