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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Mask Policy Update:

Thank you for your patronage and support in these challenging times. The State of New Jersey has lifted universal indoor masking for visitors and staff in state buildings. Masking is still strongly encouraged if you have booked a reserved or guided programs in galleries and classroom spaces.

Request for Proposal:

RFQ 22-MUS-001 - “Collections Move - Packing, Registrarial/Tracking, Transportation, Load-in"

Jaw Dropping World of Sharks

Jaw Dropping World of Sharks Lecture Series.

Presented the 2nd Saturday of each month at 2:00 pm. Get details here

Museum Master Class

Go fossil!

Join Dr. Dana Ehret, Assistant Curator of Natural History and vertebrate paleontologist as he leads a fossil collecting trip on August 6 to Big Brook Nature Preserve, Colts Neck, NJ. Register on Eventbrite

National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families present Blue Star Museums - logo graphic

We are proud to be a participating Blue Star Museum!

The program offers free admission to active duty military and up to five family members through Labor Day. It applies to our Planetarium (the Museum is always free!) Plan your visit today!

Battle of Chancellorsville

New Civil War Flags On View

Visit the Civil War Flag gallery to see the five flags unveiled on July 16. Carried into battle by New Jersey soldiers, these iconic artifacts of our past evoke images of patriotism, camaraderie and dedication to a cause.

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