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New Jersey State Police Museum

1040 River Rd, West Trenton, NJ
+1 609-882-2000 ext. 6400
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Amazing how much history and criminal support this organization provides

As a NJ native, I never knew this place existed - one has to pass through the NJ Trooper checkpoint... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Buckhannon, West Virginia
Interesting exhibits

Nice State Police Museum. Displays are well situated and interesting. Wall of fame for State... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
New Jersey
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An interesting museum centering on criminal activity.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
13 Apr 2017
“Amazing how much history and criminal support this organization provides”
10 Apr 2017
“Interesting exhibits”
1040 River Rd, West Trenton, NJ
+1 609-882-2000 ext. 6400
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

As a NJ native, I never knew this place existed - one has to pass through the NJ Trooper checkpoint to access the museum so be prepared. The exhibits ranged from the beginning of the trooper unit through after 9/11. I agree that the Lindbergh...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice State Police Museum. Displays are well situated and interesting. Wall of fame for State Police who died on the job. Interesting exhibit wit items from the Lindeberg kidnapping.

Thank Waltger
Reviewed 2 November 2016

By far the most interesting part of the museum was the evidence which convicted Bruno Hauptmann. From what I could see, he was definitely guilty. The most interesting artifact was the ladder, an expertly made wooden extension ladder. The rest of the museum was OK,...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 13 January 2015

A great place to learn about the history of the New Jersey State Police from its inception circa 1921. A lot of details, pictures, videos and items to view and see what tradition is about and how dedicated the NJSP members are. Worth the visit....More

Thank ROB A
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This little gem is hidden off exit 1 on I95. The displays are interesting and have a lot of historical information. The displays of equipment are sparkling. Particularly enjoyed the wall of patches.

Thank Safetyguy_CSP
Reviewed 28 April 2014

What a neat place to view the NJSP from the very beginning of their existence! We enjoy browsing from display to display and stopping at the gift shop to purchase a gift for ourselves or our little ones A great museum representing a great organization!

Thank PattiCookie
Reviewed 28 October 2012

I've been here a few times with students. We've had great experiences all the times we've gone. The officers who work at the museum are more than accommodating. Definitely not an all day field trip but an hour or so at the museum is perfect....More

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 9 July 2012

A small museum that gives the history of the NJ state police. Is an easy drive and a museum you can get through in an hour or so. Great if your kids are boys.

Thank Damianz666
Reviewed 17 January 2012

The highlight of the museum is the Lindbergh case, a must see for anyone interested in this part of NJ history.

4  Thank Silver-Elite
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Its not a big museum (basically 1 room of displays)- but its free and it has a police car to climb in. That makes it a winner for both mommy and the 6 yr olds! Both boys are obsessed with the armed forces. We spent...More

1  Thank happy_twin_family
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