FREE Halloween Event at the New Jersey State Museum this Saturday – Mercer County

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by



The New Jersey State Museum is hosting a Halloween Celebration this Saturday, October 27 from 11 am to 3 pm.


The Halloween Museum will be at

the New Jersey State Museum at 205 West State Street in Trenton in Mercer County.


Admission Charges to attend the NJ State Museum Halloween event

There is no charge to attend and free parking is available.


Want to attend?

You do not need to register to attend. You only need to register in the lobby if your children want to participate in the costume contest. If you go please tell them you learned about the event from Jersey Family Fun.


About the New Jersey State Museum Halloween Party


Celebrate Halloween with a day of fun activities at the Museum. Visit the Galleries for some treats (and tricks?) while gathering clues to find the ghost haunting the Museum.


Explore the activity center in the west gallery to create New Jersey Inspired Halloween craft masterpieces. Don’t forget to come in costume and sign up for our costume contest! The contest will be held at 2:00pm in the Museum Theater. Each child will have a chance to parade across the stage and show off their costume creations. Prizes will be awarded in 6 categories.


Halloween Party schedule


From 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Build your own monster
  • Create a spooktacular haunted house
  • Make and wear a pirate hat
  • Trick or treat in the galleries
  • Go on a ghost hunt in the galleries, collecting clues from each treat station


Timed activities

  • Check-in and sign up for the Costume Contest 11:00am to 1:30pm
  • Costume Contest parade 2:00pm to 2:30pm
  • Costume prizes awarded 2:30pm
  • FREE Planetarium showing of Sea Monsters at 3:00pm


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Jennifer Auer is the founder, owner, editor, & CEO of Jersey Family Fun. She is an overachieving, never-sleeping, hyperlocal blogger mom of 3 boys who uses social media to connect families to places, events, and products that help families have fun together. She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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