NJ State Museum to Reopen this Month

The New Jersey State Museum located in Trenton has announced that it will be reopening to the public this month after closing in March 2020 for the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the Trenton Daily, the museum will open for early access to members on July 20th. It will open to the general public beginning July 24. After the 24th, the museum will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The museum will require all visitors over age two to wear masks and will continue to encourage social distancing.

Museum staff will also be offering tours that highlight new additions to the exhibits completed while the museum was closed. On July 24 at 2 p.m. Curator of Natural History David Parris will be discussing the installation of the nearly complete Hyposaurus skeleton. Another tour on July 25 at 2 p.m. will go through changes in the American Perspectives: The Fine Art Collection galleries.

A full schedule of events for the museum’s reopening weekend can be seen here.