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Department of State

New Jersey State Museum

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

Public Notice

The Planetarium continues to experience technical issues; however, shows will be presented this weekend.
Due to these issues, Planetarium show tickets are discounted to $3/person, Free/Museum members (with ID). Thanks for your understanding.

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Events At The Museum

Events Calendar

Laser Space Chase
February 22/23 2020

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Stars
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Space Chase
3:00 pm  Black Holes

Black Holes
February 29 & March 1 2020

Planetarium Shows

12:00 pm  Stars
1:00 pm  One World, One Sky
2:00 pm  Laser Space Chase
3:00 pm  Black Holes

The Little Star That Could
March 7/8 2020

Planetarium Shows

Dinosaurs at Dusk
March 14/15 2020

Planetarium Shows

Small Explorers Series
March 20 2020

Small Explorers Series

2 pm

FREE
Discovery Den

Our theme is Wonder Women

Small Explorers Series
March 21 2020

Small Explorers Series

10 am & 12 pm

FREE
Discovery Den

Our theme is Wonder Women

NJ Makers Day
March 21 2020

NJ Makers Day

10 am – 3 pm

The New Jersey State Museum is a proud participating site for New Jersey Makers Day, featuring a special “Meet the Makers” at 2 pm to learn the history and craft of carving wooden duck decoys.

Wildest Weather in the Solar System
March 21/22 2020

Planetarium Shows

Stars
March 28/29 2020

Planetarium Shows

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
April 4 2020

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

9 am – 4:45 pm

Let your curiosity lead you to the State Museum for FREE Planetarium shows all day! This year we celebrate Earth Optimism and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Trenton’s Majolica Mania
April 4 2020

Trenton’s Majolica Mania

1:30 pm

New Jersey State Museum Auditorium

The Little Star That Could
April 4/5 2020

Planetarium Shows

Dinosaurs at Dusk
April 11 2020

Planetarium Shows

Dark Universe
December 14 - 17 2020

Weekday Planetarium Shows

10:30 am  One World, One Sky
11:30 am  Dinosaurs at Dusk
1:30 pm  Dark Universe

Mad Science
April 16 2020

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away

12:30 pm

This spellbinding special event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Children see an incredible exothermic reaction take place and even get the chance to watch a hovercraft in action!

Small Explorers Series
April 17/18 2020

Small Explorers Series

2 pm

FREE
Discovery Den

Our theme is Feathered Friends

Wildest Weather in the Solar System
April 18/19 2020

Planetarium Shows

Stars
April 25/26 2020

Planetarium Shows

Mad Science Logo
June 25 2020

Mad Science: Fire and Ice

11:15 am

This spectacular show thrills audiences with impressive science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and mind boggling vanishing paper. Kids are amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers!

Academy of Natural Sciences
July 9 2020

Academy of Natural Sciences: Fur, Feathers and Scales

11:15 am

Why do animals have fur, feathers, or scales? Learn about the importance of animal coverings, and investigate adaptations while discovering some of the basic differences between mammals, birds, and reptiles. Be sure to visit the exhibit Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse before or after the show.

Fine Feathered Friends
Juy 18 2020

Take a photo with local live bird celebrities

 

Fine Famous Feathered Friends: Take a photo with local live bird celebrities Noah the Bald Eagle of the Philadelphia Eagles and Stella the Great Horned Owl of Temple University at an event for sports fans and bird lovers alike! Talk one on one with their amazing handlers from the Elmwood Park Zoo, then stay for curator-led tours of the Fine Feathered Friends exhibit. FREE; for all ages.

 

 

 


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