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)
New Jersey State Museum Foundation

Since 1968, the New Jersey State Museum Foundation has supported the collections, exhibitions and educational programs of the Museum through volunteerism, advocacy and fundraising. Members participate in volunteer activities and enjoy a number of special benefits. In addition to a 10% discount on New Jersey State Museum Foundation Shop purchases, members also receive advance notice of events, priority registrations, discounts on trip registrations, eNews, and so much more. For more information about the New Jersey State Museum Foundation, contact:

Nicole Jannotte, Executive Director
New Jersey State Museum Foundation
P.O. Box 530
Trenton, NJ 08625-0530

Become a Member

Members receive a variety of exclusive benefits but they also ensure the State Museum continues to be a center of exploration of the rich cultural and scientific heritage of New Jersey. Help support the New Jersey State Museum.

If your employer has a matching gift program, please remember to submit the necessary forms or information so you can double your contribution!

Join and learn more about the many benefits our members enjoy.


You can support the important work of the Foundation and the State Museum with a completely tax-deductible contribution. Your gift confirms your commitment to the preservation of our State’s treasures. You can choose to give a one-time donation or a monthly recurring gift. Your generosity will make an impact – thank you for your support!

Donate here!

The Foundation is also pleased to accept planned gifts through bequests. If you are interested in learning more about how you can be part of a legacy of giving, please call our office at (609) 394-5310.

Visit the Museum Shop

The Museum Shop features a wide array of gifts that inspire creativity and curiosity and reflect the diversity of the Museum’s collections. Find unique jewelry, pottery handcrafted by New Jersey artisans, and fun novelties along with educational toys and games.

Members save 10% on each purchase. Proceeds from the Museum Shop help support the New Jersey State Museum collections, exhibitions and programs.

Museum Shop Hours

Tuesday through Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm

Sunday: Noon to 4 pm

Closed Monday & State Holidays

Phone: 609.826-3936

New Jersey State Museum Foundation Board of Trustees
Karen S. Ali, Chair
Gabrielle Deen, Vice Chair

Janet Bickal
Jennifer Wade Bredin
Susan Palsir Huber
Larry G. Conti, Treasurer
Sally Lane Graff, Secretary

Jaclyn Polin
Julie Thomas
Dolores Yazujian
New Jersey State Museum Foundation Honorary Trustees
Dorothy Bartaris
Maude Belli
Marcia Dewey
Christopher Forbes
Marilyn Formidoni
Jacqueline Johnson
George Korn
Fleury Mackie
Janet Moon
Joyce Moore
Libby Moore
Mary Anne Mountford
Beverly Nester
Barbara Peskin
Dorothy Plohn
Carol Rosenthal
H. L. Boyer Royal
Kathryn Ryan
Georgia T. Schley
Barbara Stokes
Pamela Switlik
New Jersey State Museum Foundation Staff
Nicole Jannotte, Executive Director
Karen Klink, Manager Retail Operations
Swathy Bansal, Membership Coordinator