The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of black holes. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature.
Laser Kid Power
The hottest artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-popping show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping!
Story Time - Kate’s Picture Show
Have you ever felt like you wanted to jump right into a painting? That’s exactly what Kate does!
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join the New Jersey State Museum for a family fun day. Activities include: Digging Dinosaurs workshop, NANO Activity Cart, Free Planetarium Shows All Day and much more!
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! - Planetarium Schedule
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free Planetarium Shows All Day!
Aljira at 30, Dream and Reality - Social Change Through Art
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Moderator Judith K. Brodsky, panelists Will "Kasso" Condry, Victor Davson, Chuck Schultz and Fausto Sevila, as they discuss their experiences with art as a vehicle for social change.
Earth Science Week
The New Jersey State Museum is proud to celebrate Earth Science Week. Every day this week we will be offering gallery talks, workshops and activity carts.
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween with a day of fun activities at the museum.
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Celebrate winter break and learn about how animals survive winter, and more fun winter activities are scheduled throughout the day.
This annual commemoration of the Battle of Trenton engages the entire city in activities for young and old. The Museum will have a variety of colonial era programs and activities throughout the week.