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)

Thursday Theater in the NJSM Auditorium

This monthly live theater series is a wonderful way to expose your students to a theater experience while connecting with classroom curriculum. Choose performances based in science, literature or social studies.

These shows are a steal at only $3.00 per person! Be sure to ask about our special offers throughout the year and remember that all Trenton Public Schools may attend performances FREE of charge. All shows begin at 11:00am.

Advance registration is required for groups of 10 or more. For reservations call (609) 292-6347. School Groups: be sure to ask how to add tours, workshops and planetarium shows to your field trip schedule for an entire day of educational exploration.

Upcoming Shows
Apr 21
Austin the Unstoppable

April 21, 2016

George Street Playhouse presents a touching story that confronts the challenges of obesity.

This musical comedy teaches how positive change can occur through the power of hard work, support and love.
Apr 28
Folktale Fun - TAHIRA

April 28, 2016

Clever spiders, signifying monkeys and grinnin’ buzzards are some of the characters in the Folktale Fun told by TAHIRA. Ideal for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children. Captivating young audiences while imparting universal values such as appreciating differences and being kind with your words. Audiences remarked how inspiring, as well as entertaining TAHIRA’s folktales are.
May 19
Mad Science: Up Up and Away

May 19, 2016

A large and flashy show that will capture the audiences' interest and demonstrate how exciting science can be. Demonstrations and experiments including the three states of matter, air pressure (using the Madgeburg Sphere), a Hot Air Balloon, the Mad Science Hovercraft, a giant size vortex generator and the Big Sneeze demonstration. Appropriate for grades K to 6
May 26
Flying Ship Productions: The Courage to Dream - Amazing Life of Ben Franklin

May 26, 2016

This engaging musical theatre performance will entertain and enlighten. Ben Franklin was America’s first true Renaissance man: printer, writer, inventor, scientist, diplomat and statesman. Despite humble beginnings and only two years of formal schooling, Franklin changed the world. Appropriate for grades K to 8