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Address: 205 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone Number: (609) 292-6464
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9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Description: This all-purpose museum covers art, archeology and science under one roof.

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The planetarium is great. Make sure you check the times. Great exhibits on local furniture, art, dinosaurs, geology and more.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Yardville, New Jersey
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Yardville, New Jersey
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The planetarium is great. Make sure you check the times. Great exhibits on local furniture, art, dinosaurs, geology and more.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Went on Father's Day very little to look at hate to say it but was better 10 years ago everything seems to be in flux half is empty.

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Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I went on a Saturday. It was very quiet, almost had the museum to ourselves- it felt a little strange that there was almost no one else there. There a couple exhibits under construction. Probably spent a little under 2 hours there.

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Nj
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The museum has several floors and several galleries. The exhibits are done well and there is a hands-on area for kids (check the schedule for activity times.) There is also a Planetarium at the location. The holiday and seasonal shows are great for families.

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Randburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

See ancient bones while having a side of amazing art. You can even look at an actual archaeologists going through sand samples and ask questions. The planetarium is great if your there in the right time of the year when they open. Look out for "Sky and paper bag" and a amazing "Tympanum" optical fiber slab. This museum is free... More 

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Hightstown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Museum is a great day of education and fun. The museum is free and with changing exhibits. Tthe planetarium show is always fascinating. You can also visit the State House and tour the gardens.

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Edison, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The Planetarium was pretty cool & educational from the kids. The museum as a whole had great exhibits, but some things were too "mature" for younger viewers.

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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This place is awesome, from the planetarium to the many, many display's you'll find loads of interesting and informative items to pass the time away

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This museum is worth seeing, I was apprehensive after reading some disappointing reviews, but I'm glad I took the chance. The natural history section was impressive and informative. So many fossils millions of years old found right here in NJ, insects beetles, birds, bison, there's a wide array to see. One of the huge skeletons is the most complete ever... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Good guide. Great materials for the kids to take home. A real learning experience for them. Took a group from Urban Promise Trenton there as an outing from our free summer camp for Trenton kids.

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Additional Information about New Jersey State Museum

Address: 205 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone Number: (609) 292-6464
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Trenton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

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