As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum inspires innovation and lifelong learning through collections, research, exhibitions and programs in science, history and art. NJSM engages visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds in an exploration of New Jersey’s cultural and natural history presented within a global context, fosters state pride, and serves as a cultivator of tomorrow’s leaders.
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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NEW: CapCom Go!

The Apollo Story - An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.
Many Inspired Steps
On view through Nov. 10
2nd floor, Riverside Gallery

This new exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, details the race to reach the moon between the United States and the former Soviet Union, New Jersey’s connection to the historic event, and remembers the brave men and women who participated in the space programs of both countries.
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
September 21

This year we’re celebrating the influence of music! Live musical performance in the Auditorium at 11:00am “Voice of the People: A History of American Folk Music,” free Planetarium shows, and more!
New Jersey PTA Family Engagement Day
September 28

Do you have students enrolled in NJ Public Schools? Join us for New Jersey PTA Family Engagement Day at the Museum and enjoy a day full of fun
Public Notice
Until further notice, the Planetarium Box Office is unable to accept credit cards. Cash & personal checks only.
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Museum Hours
Main Museum Building
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Sunday
9 am to 4:45 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:30 pm

Museum Shop
Tuesday - Saturday
10 am to 4 pm
Sunday, Noon to 4 pm

Auditorium Galleries
205 West State Street, Trenton
Tuesday – Friday
9 am to 4:45 pm
Galleries begin closing
at 4:30 pm

Closed Mondays & State Holidays
Whellchair AccessibilityAll facilities are accessible to visitors with physical disabilities.
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