Home School Discovery Adventures

Home School children, ages 4-8, are invited to join us for our new Discovery Adventures Program.

Each adventure includes hands-on activities and gallery explorations. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length and begin promptly at 1:00PM. Please plan to arrive by 12:45 to check in.

Members: $8 per child/Free for Adults
Non-Members: $8 per person entering the Museum. (Adults who are dropping off their child/children for the program will not be charged a fee unless they are entering the Museum).

This fall we are offering two dates for each program. Please choose the one date that works best for you. Advanced registration is required.

For further information, contact Tracy Kaminski [email protected] or 973.971.3720.

September: New Jersey Inventions and Innovations
Thursday, September 22, 1:00PM or
Tuesday, September 27, 1:00PM

Join us for an historical exploration of the inventions and innovations from New Jersey that have impacted the way we live today. Children will learn about a variety of ideas that have made history in New Jersey including Thomas Edison’s Electric Light bulb, diners, canals, and Band-Aids.


October: Nano Explorations
Tuesday, October 11, 1:00PM or
Thursday, October 13, 1:00PM

Nano is small. Nano is different. Nano is part of our past, present, and future. Nanoscale structures have existed in nature long before scientists began studying them in laboratories. Through demonstrations and hands-on explorations, children will be introduced to the concept of nanoscale science and technology, identify ways in which it affects our lives, and contemplate where we can expect it to take us in the future.


November: American Indian Cultures
Thursday, November 3, 1:00PM or
Tuesday, November 8, 1:00PM

November is Native American Heritage month. Come celebrate with us! Through storytelling and the exploration of artifacts and models, children will experience a broad overview of American Indian life in four major geographical and cultural areas: Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, and Northwest Coast.