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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

Planetarium shows that transport audiences on an amazing astronomical experience.

Hands on labs and studio workshops that bring history, art and science to life.

Exhibits that tell the stories of New Jersey and beyond.

Conversations with working scientists.

Fossils excavated before your very eyes.

Live theater.

It’s all here!

2019-2020 Field Trip Planning Guide


Interested In Scheduling a Field Trip To the New Jersey State Museum For Your School?

Check out the information below for pricing and field trip experiences. Then fill out a Field Trip Reservation Request Form. Reservations MUST be made at least 2 weeks in advance; full payment is due 2 weeks before the program date.

Please Note: Field trip pricing and activities are only available to school groups and home school students. If you wish to book a visit for a group of 15 or more for camps, scouts, seniors, etc. please see Group Visits.


Contact our reservationist at (609) 292-1382 or email



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