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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Program Calendar

July
Mouse over the titles for a description of the event.
Wednesday
1
Thursday
2
Friday
3
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Saturday
4
Museum Closed - Holiday
Sunday
5
Monday
6
Museum Closed
Tuesday
7
Wednesday
8
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
9
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Museum Closed
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Monday
20
Museum Closed
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Museum Closed
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
30
Friday
31
August
Mouse over the titles for a description of the event.
Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Museum Closed
Tuesday
4
Wednesday
5
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Friday
7
Saturday
8
Sunday
9
Monday
10
Museum Closed
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Monday
17
Museum Closed
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Museum Closed
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Special Events: Maker Space
Planetarium: Rusty Rocket's Last BlastLaser Space ChaseStars
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
Monday
31
Museum Closed

 

Rusty Rocket Last Blast

12:00 pm
Join Rusty Rocket on his final mission as he takes a new class of rocket rookies on an introductory tour of the solar system.
Stars!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Black Holes

2:00 pm
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.
Rusty Rocket Last Blast

1:00 pm
Join Rusty Rocket on his final mission as he takes a new class of rocket rookies on an introductory tour of the solar system.
Laser Space Chase

2:00 pm
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Stars!

3:00 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Rusty Rocket Last Blast

10:00 am
Join Rusty Rocket on his final mission as he takes a new class of rocket rookies on an introductory tour of the solar system.
Laser Space Chase

11:00 am
Someone has stolen the Cosmic Lab’s latest invention! Will Lieutenant Photeus be dragged into a black hole as he pursues the culprit?
Stars!

1:00 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Maker Space

Unleash your creativity and make something! Each week will offer a new making challenge to stretch your brain.
Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing

2:00 pm
This beautiful picture book tells the story of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883. So amazing, the public was not convinced it was sound. P.T. Barnum set out to prove the bridge was safe by parading 21 elephants across it.
Mad Science: Up Up and Away

11:00 am
This event will capture the audiences' interest and show how exciting science can be. Included in the show are a variety of eye-popping demonstrations and experiments.
The Crabgrass Puppet Theater: Jack and the Beanstalk

11:00 am
Sent to the market to sell his old cow, Jack returns home with a measly handful of beans. Jack is in disgrace until... the beans become a beanstalk, the beanstalk leads to adventure, and Jack has a chance at fame and fortune.
My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey

2:00 pm
This book tells the story of collage artist Romare Bearden growing up in North Carolina and moving to New York City as part of the Great Migration.