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New Jersey State Museum

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205 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608-1001
+1 609-292-6464
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an hour is all you'll need

Admission to the museum itself is free. The shows are what costs a little money and run about 40... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2015
MeraKi25
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Truly Interesting Almost Obscure Museum

Few know about this interesting museum, The staff is wonderful and their are many exhibits that... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2015
Richard C
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This all-purpose museum covers art, archeology and science under one roof.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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205 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608-1001
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Reviewed November 23, 2015

Admission to the museum itself is free. The shows are what costs a little money and run about 40 minutes (planetarium). There is enough to see, though that is very little when it comes to the planetarium. Overall a good place to spend a rainy...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Few know about this interesting museum, The staff is wonderful and their are many exhibits that Jerseyfiles will enjoy.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed September 19, 2015

I absolutely loved the museum. There was so much to see there. My favorite was the planetarium located downstairs. You have to check ahead of time for the planetarium schedule and show times. But absolutely amazing!

Thank Judy S
Reviewed September 15, 2015

With all the history around NJ I was expecting an impressive museum, but unexpectedly it was really sub par. We had visited the Hessian Barracks and Washington's crossing (both NJ and PA sides), so we were ready for a great museum. But it's hard to...More

1  Thank djm006
Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had a GROUPON for $12 - this was for (4) entries to the planetarium and museum. The place is not gigantic, but for the kids (12 and 10) it was just enough. The show runs about 45 minutes and was very informative. Check out...More

Thank Mellybooby4eva
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice famly thing to do, inexpensive and educational. We enjoyed what was offered. Maybe a small place but it has interesting exhibits.

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed August 16, 2015

New Jersey State Museum is a large building, but with few exciting exhibits. If the is a special exhibit and you are in the area and you can park the car...you might take the time to stop in. It neither generates excitement in young or...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed July 12, 2015

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

1  Thank Charlestontourist58
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

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.

Thank Anthony C
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.

Thank Rachel U
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Betti92
March 4, 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.
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