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New Jersey State Museum

205 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608-1001
+1 609-292-6464
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Great for Little Ones!

Want something to do with younger children? (suggested 2-7) It was a rainy day and what do you do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Jersey
More than you thought . . .

This museum has four floors to explore and there is much NJ history to learn. It focuses more on... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Buckhannon, West Virginia
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This all-purpose museum covers art, archeology and science under one roof.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“Great for Little Ones!”
14 May 2017
“More than you thought . . .”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:45
205 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608-1001
+1 609-292-6464
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want something to do with younger children? (suggested 2-7) It was a rainy day and what do you do with a 21 month old???? Saw that the planetarium had shows every hour from 12-4 on the weekends and each show is different. We saw "Laser...More

1  Thank JLWPennington_NJUSA
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This museum has four floors to explore and there is much NJ history to learn. It focuses more on the middle swath of New Jersey and not so much for the north or coastal portions of the state. Very impressed the property was open on...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We had a wonderful time here. The suggested admission option is wonderful, I believe everyone should have the option to enjoy Art. It's a good size museum, 4 floors. We spent most of our time on the lower level and 2nd floor. Loved the acknowledgment...More

Thank sharonytweety
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I attended the "New Jersey Arts Annual - Special Edition" opening reception here, and the gallery more than lived up to the art, which was a wide-ranging exhibition at a very high level. This was on a Sunday afternoon, so we were...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Located just steps from the N.J. State and Library, the N.J. State Museum is a must stop for those with an intellectual curiosity. There is enough to learn to keep even the most accomplished learner interested. Open Tues-Sun from 9-4:45, the museum has a suggested...More

3  Thank duck8to
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We found a groupon for the NJ state museum so we decided to give it a whirl, as my 6 year old #nerdgirl loves museums and planetariums. While the museum doesn't have a huge amount of collections/exhibits they are all very interesting and give a...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 15 January 2017

To Whom it May Concern, I just had my son’s birthday party there on Saturday January 14th, 2017. Let me start off by saying, the party venue could really be an awesome space to hold a birthday party, or other event for that matter. In...More

3  Thank lee18pa
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Summer was coming to an end and we wanted to spend a quality day sight seeing so we headed off to Trenton to see the state capitol and the NJ State Museum. A pond arrival we couldn't believe how much parking was available but no...More

Thank E2821WKpaulp
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The museum has a good art exhibit but as far as we could see, did not have any connection to the State. There is also a toy exhibit, one of Big Things, a dinosaur exhibit, and more.

1  Thank USExpatsThe3Cs
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our two grandchildren today. They are 11 and 13 who enjoy any kind one learning. They loved this museum. They were fascinated over all the interesting displays. Their favorites were the Native American displays and the old toys that were...More

2  Thank retiredfrwork
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Is it safe?
4 March 2016|
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Response from djm006 | Reviewed this property |
during day it should be fine. or go to the hessian barracks. or drive 15 minutes to Washington crossing state park, particularly the Pa side.