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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Mask Policy Update:

Thank you for your patronage and support in these challenging times. The State of New Jersey has lifted universal indoor masking for visitors and staff in state buildings. Masking is still strongly encouraged if you have booked a reserved or guided programs in galleries and classroom spaces.

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Events At The Museum

Events Calendar

One World, One Sky
August 9-12 2022

Planetarium Shows

10:30 am  Dynamic Earth
11:30 am  Laser Rock
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars

Richard Fernicola, M.D., author of 12 Days of Terror
August 13 2022

Jaw Dropping World of Sharks Lecture Series

2:00 pm
NOAA Prohibitions on Coastal Sharks of New Jersey
Keith Dunton, Ph.D.
Dive deeper into the world of sharks! This series is features a variety of experts on both fossil and living sharks.
See the event flyer for details.

One World, One Sky
August 13/14 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Rock
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
August 16-19 2022

Planetarium Shows

10:30 am  Dynamic Earth
11:30 am  Laser Rock
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
August 20/21 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Rock
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
August 23-26 2022

Planetarium Shows

10:30 am  Dynamic Earth
11:30 am  Laser Rock
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
August 27/28 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Rock
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
August-September 30-2 2022

Planetarium Shows

10:30 am  Dynamic Earth
11:30 am  Laser Rock
1:30 pm  Touch the Stars

One World, One Sky
September 3/4 2022

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Dynamic Earth
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Rock
3:00 pm  Touch the Stars

Upcoming Events

Small Explorers Series

Small Explorers Series

Small Explorer videos found here

The Small Explorers Series is for children 6 months to 5 years old with their caregivers. Each month we explore a different theme through stories, crafts, and play. The program is 45 minutes long and begins promptly. It's held the second weekend of each month on Saturday during the school year. The program is FREE, but space is limited; advance registration is required. Keep an eye on this page for information when the program re-starts in the fall.

Jaw Dropping World of Sharks Lecture Series

Monthly, 2nd Saturday of each month, 2:00 pm

Dive deeper into the world of sharks! This series is features a variety of experts on both fossil and living sharks. Most lectures will be live streamed on Facebook, three will also be in-person here in the Museum. See the event flyer for details.

Event Rentals

The New Jersey State Museum is a wonderful setting for your special event with changing exhibits that can provide a unique backdrop for any occasion. The Museum is ideally located in the State Capital Complex in Trenton, and offers a one-of-a-kind venue with incredible architecture and beautiful views of the Delaware River. For rates and availability, please view our rental information or email Rentals.NJSM@sos.nj.gov.

Available Rental spaces:

First Floor West Gallery
Riverview Court

This exceptional space is an ideal setting for buffet receptions, intimate sit-down dinners, business seminars and more. Available evenings and weekends only.

Auditorium
Auditorium

The 384-seat Auditorium is available for a wide variety of lectures, conferences, movie premieres, theater performances and more.

Additional rental spaces

 

 

 


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