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
April 2018
Museum Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 9 am to 4:45 pm
Closed Mondays & State Holidays
Planetarium - One World, One Sky
     Planetarium
April 1
April 1 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System NEW - 3:00 pm
Spring Break Art Studio
     Museum
April 3/4/5/6
April 3/4/5/6 - Spring Break Art Studio

Spring Break Art Studio - 11 am – 2 pm

Drop by to participate in our free daily art projects! All ages are welcome to get creative in our Spring Break Art Studio. A different project will be offered each day, inspired by object on view throughout the Museum.

Planetarium - Wildest Weather in the Solar System
     Planetarium
April 3/4/5/6
April 3/4/5/6 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Laser Space Chase - 12:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 1:00 pm
Planetarium - Wildest Weather in the Solar System
     Planetarium
April 7/8
April 7/8 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System NEW - 3:00 pm
Academy of Natural Sciences: Everybody Needs a Home
     Thursday Theater
April 12
April 12 - Thursday Theater

Academy of Natural Sciences: Everybody Needs a Home - 11:15 am

Food, water, shelter, space—all creatures need a habitat that provides these. Meet animals from different habitats, discover how their needs are met, and explore how animals within a habitat are interconnected. To see New Jersey animals visit the exhibit Written in the Rocks.

Planetarium - Laser Space Chase
     Planetarium
April 14/15
April 14/15 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System NEW - 3:00 pm
Small Explorers Series
     Museum
April 21
April 21 - Small Explorers Series

Green & Growing FREE - 10 am & 11 am
Discovery Den

Planetarium - Dark Universe
     Planetarium
April 21/22
April 21/22 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System NEW - 3:00 pm
Super Scientific Circus: The Magic of Energy
     Thursday Theater
April 26
April 26 - Thursday Theater

Super Scientific Circus: The Magic of Energy - 11:15 am

In this duo 45 minute assembly program focusing on sustainable energy and waste solutions, you will see a living, dancing stilt tree rapping about the dangers of litter and celebrating the gifts she brings to all of our planet, a real water wheel, lights mysteriously flowing in the cycle of geothermal energy, giant pinwheels and the solar energy game show! The audience is “electrified” in a magically illustrated, participatory chant to emphasize the importance of conservation.

Planetarium - To Space and Back
     Planetarium
April 26
April 26 - Planetarium Shows

Magic Tree House - 9:30 am
To Space and Back - 10:30 am
Earth, Moon, and Sun - 1:00 pm
Planetarium - Magic Tree House: Space Mission
     Planetarium
April 28/29
April 28/29 - Planetarium Shows

One World, One Sky - 11:00 am
Magic Tree House:Space Mission- 12 pm Laser Space Chase - 1:00 pm
Dark Universe NEW - 2:00 pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System NEW - 3:00 pm
Art All Day
     Museum
April 28
April 28 - Art All Day

Art All Day - 12 – 4 pm