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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
newdaddy56
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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
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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
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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

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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.

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.

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.

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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

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.

Thank Joanna O
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This museum has a terrific natural history exhibit, a very strong collection of fine art and a terrific planetarium. Kids will love it and so will their parents.

Thank Naxosnut
Reviewed December 8, 2017

I went here on a field trip for 3rd graders. We toured the museum which for us was free and I think for everyone is free. We then took in a show at the planetarium. The students loved it! There were a few issues with...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We visited the planetarium first so we could watch the show at 11:00 featuring Sesame Street characters with our 3 yr old grandson. It was about 45 minutes, perfect for little ones, and it held his attention the entire time. Once the movie was over...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Good museum. Helpful staff. No cost to visit. There is a very moving exhibit of flags of WW1. Photos of Jersey residents, many of whom were foreign born who lost their lives in 1918. An exhibit of artists who experienced WWI. Also great exhibit of...More

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Betti92
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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
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