New Jersey State Museum

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New Jersey State Museum

205 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608
609-292-6464
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Property Description

From fossils to fine art, Native American tools to the finest silver, quilts to comets, prehistory to the future, the New Jersey State Museum offers a galaxy of experiences for every member of the family. The Museum is home to collections in natural history, archaeology, ethnology, and fine art, housing over two million specimens, objects, and artworks. Treasures collected since the early 1800's are housed in a modern main building overlooking the Delaware River in Trenton and are enhanced by exciting programs offered in an adjoining 140-seat planetarium and an adjacent 380-seat auditorium.

Suggested admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students with I.D., free for children 12 and under. The New Jersey State Museum, a division of the Department of State, is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The museum's web site is updated regularly to keep you apprised of the many exciting learning opportunities that are available.