Museums

From the Battleship New Jersey to Insectropolis, from the Liberty Science Center to the Adventure Aquarium, New Jersey offers a wide variety of historic, scientific and cultural choices.  All roads lead to interesting museums.  As famous New Jerseyan Yogi Berra would say, "When you reach a fork in the road, take it!"

Museums

Walk through the doors of New Jersey's world-class museums and find yourself transported into an arts and cultural Mecca of learning and discovery. Explore our renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions and educations programs.

NJ State Museum

Explore our world-class collections in science, history and art and discover New Jersey within a global perspective. With holdings of more than two million objects, artifacts and specimens, the Museum broadly covers the fields of natural history, archaeology, ethnography, cultural history and fine art, and provides a variety of options for lifelong learning. Programs such as docent-led tours, live performances and lectures are offered to augment Museum exhibitions.  Our Paleo Lab lets visitors interact with scientists working on real fossils. and hands-on, interactive activities inspire learning through play for young museum-goers.  Visitors can also soar through the skies in our Planetarium, featuring sky programs and laser shows for adults and children.

 

For more information about changing exhibits and events, please visit http://statemuseum.nj.gov

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