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 hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! Did you know that boys behave better when they are out exploring? As her boys start to become teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 7 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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