Mission
As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum inspires innovation and lifelong learning through collections, research, exhibitions and programs in science, history and art. NJSM engages visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds in an exploration of New Jersey’s cultural and natural history presented within a global context, fosters state pride, and serves as a cultivator of tomorrow’s leaders.
Board of Trustees
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Chair
Steven M. Richman, President
Adam Kaufman, Vice President

Karen S. Ali
Margaret M. Koo
Dr. Jane L. Rohlf
Georgia T. Schley
Dolores Yazujian


ex officio members
Senator Samuel D. Thompson
Senator Shirley K. Turner
Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson
Assemblywoman Donna M. Simon

Anthony Gardner, Executive Director
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
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The NJ State Museum and Planetarium will be closed on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5, 2015. The State Museum and Planetarium will be open during regular hours Saturday, April 4, 2015.

2015 Trenton Ceramics Symposium

Sanitation & Civilization: Trenton's Contributions to the Progress of American Hygiene

Saturday, April 18
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
more information

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the Planetarium!

Planetarium Showtimes:
Current Schedule

The Planetarium offers something for everyone; with both traditional sky and laser programs.

Museum Hours
Main Museum Building and Auditorium Galleries
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Sunday,
9 am to 4:45 pm

Museum Shop
Tuesday - Saturday,
10 am to 4 pm
Sunday, Noon to 4 pm

Closed Mondays & State Holidays
Accessibility
All facilities are accessible to visitors with physical disabilities.