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.state.nj.us
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Program Calendar

November
Mouse over the titles for a description of the event.
Monday
3
Museum Closed
Tuesday
4
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Wednesday
5
Thursday
6
Friday
7
Monday
10
Museum Closed
Tuesday
11
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Drop-In Family Activities - Story Time
Planetarium: Secret of the Cardboard RocketStarsBack to the MoonLaser Kid Power
Sunday
16
Drop-In Family Activities - Story Time
Planetarium: Secret of the Cardboard RocketStarsBack to the MoonLaser Kid Power
Monday
17
Museum Closed
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Monday
24
Museum Closed
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
 
December
Mouse over the titles for a description of the event.
Monday
1
Museum Closed
Tuesday
2
Wednesday
3
Thursday
4
Friday
5
Saturday
6
Sunday
7
Monday
8
Museum Closed
Tuesday
9
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Museum Closed
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Drop-In Family Activities - Winter Wonderland
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Museum Closed
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Museum Closed - State Holiday
Friday
26
Drop-In Family Activities - Patriot’s Week
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Museum Closed
Tuesday
30
Wednesday
31
The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

12:00 pm
Two adventurous youngsters blast off into space in a homemade cardboard rocket for an amazing voyage of discovery through the solar system.
Stars!

1 pm
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten.
Back to the Moon

2:00 pm
Take your mark… get set… go back to the moon! The race continues forty years after the historic Apollo landings.
Laser Fright Light

3:00 pm
NJSM is horrified to present Laser Fright Light! This terrifying laser experience will send chills up your spine as you witness prowling vampires and haunting demons.
Laser Kid Power

3:00 pm
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!
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.
Halloween Spooktacular

10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween with a day of fun activities at the museum.
Story Time - When the Shadbush Blooms

2:00 pm
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, learn about the Lenape then and now through the lens of one family’s seasonal activities.
Winter Wonderland

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.
Patriot’s Week

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.