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New Jersey State Museum

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Trenton in its glory days...

We went to the museum on a weekday, took my daughter out of school early and it was the best day... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Trenton, New Jersey
Great collection of artifacts going back to before the revolutionary war

Great collection of artifacts going back to before the revolutionary war. Docents were very kind... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Bill L
Buffalo, New York
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This all-purpose museum covers art, archeology and science under one roof.
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205 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608-1001
+1 609-292-6464
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed or visit here! I especially loved the WWI poster exhibit! There were actually!my a few interactive parts to some tof the exhibits, but they were geared more toward kids (didn't stop me lol!). We saw the Dark Universe show at the planetarium...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Centauress
Reviewed December 27, 2018

This review was written by a six-year-old boy whose name is Mark. "If you see Trenton museum, go to it! It is filled with fun facts and dioramas of prehistoric dinosaurs and animals. There was a paleontologist who showed me a megalodon tooth and showed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frank H
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I love bringing the kids here because it is a safe and educational place and the staff is very informative.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hyppbytc69
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Decided to walk back after the Barracks Tour and call into this State Museum.... beautiful building well laid out and spacious exhibit areas over 3 floors ....Used the stairs as it was easy enough for access .... I was impressed by the amount of artefacts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JimboSaundersfoot
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We went to the museum on a weekday, took my daughter out of school early and it was the best day ever! Each museum associate who crossed our path we was more than happy to take a minute and walk us thru the exhibits. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Great collection of artifacts going back to before the revolutionary war. Docents were very kind and helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum with a wonderful collection of natural history items as well ad decorative arts and paintings. Definitely worth a visit, with someting to interest everyone.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Liz J
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I took my daughter here for some history of the city. A nice place to see local artist paintings. A visit to the plantarium is a nice touch. The place is not expensive at all.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Suun12
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The museum is a great place to spend an afternoon just browsing through the floors and very different displays. They are very well displayed and representative of the many different places, people and animals that were here many eons ago and also the ones who...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

The art and the building complement each other here. Displays are were changing and evolving. We enjoyed the history of the Indians downstairs as well as awesome planetarium. Art on every floor, inside and outside. Interactive spaces for children.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Joanna O
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Response from NeedAVacation101 | Reviewed this property |
It's a museum? It only open during board daylight, if you are afraid maybe skip jersey