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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

New Jersey State Museum Update

Due to the current public health emergency, the New Jersey State Museum is closed to the public until further notice. Previously scheduled special events will be rescheduled if possible.

For any specific inquiries, please visit or call the 24-hour hotline at 1-800-222-1222.


Learn At The Museum

Learning Resources

Here you will find videos and guides you can use in the classroom, at home or in the Museum. Explore History, Art and Science in a variety of ways.


Episode 1:
How Do You Know Where To Dig?


Episode 2:
How Do You Know Where The Fossils Are?


Episode 3:
How Do You Know If It Is A Fossil?


Episode 4:
How Do We Dig Up Fossils?


Episode 5:
How Do We Dig Up the Bones?


Episode 6:
How Do We Get the Bones Back Safely?


Episode 7:
What Is Fossil Preparation?


Episode 8:
Which Dinosaur and Part of the Body Does that Fossil Belong To?


Episode 9:
What Did the Dinosaurs Look Like?


Episode 10:
Why Do We Look For Dinosaurs In Montana & Wyoming?



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