We’re rapidly approaching the end of the school year, much to the delight of students throughout the region. However, just because the class is out for the season doesn’t mean the learning needs to be!

The Trenton City Museum will host their Family Engagement Program for local youth this summer. Each Saturday from July 1st through July 29th, children ages 5-13, and their families are invited to the Trenton City Museum for a morning full of creative fun in the Capital City. Admission is $5 for the first child and $3 for any additional children in the party. Throughout the summer, kiddos can participate in creative art projects, museum history and exploration, and a calendar chock-full of learning and fun. Guests will also be provided with breakfast and snacks. If you and your family plan on attending, you can register in advance by visiting their website here: Register – Family Program.

This event invites little ones to the Ellarslie Mansion, where a whole world is just waiting to be explored. Just a couple of the exciting exhibits currently on display include:

  • Ellarslie Open 40, which features the work of the annual juried exhibition of Trenton City Museum
  • Stacy-Trent Hotel, Trenton, explores one of the Capital City’s most renowned institutions.

The Trenton City Museum also boasts a fascinating permanent collection. Tucked away in the Ellarslie Mansion, you’ll find an extensive catalog of fine and decorative arts and cultural and industrial artifacts, all relating to the City of Trenton. If you’re looking for a fun and interactive way to teach our youngest Trentonians more about the incredible city they call home, the Trenton City Museum is the perfect place to do it! Their unique collection gives viewers unparalleled access to the people, places, and things that forged our community’s unique history. Last year’s program was one for the books; this year is just as sure to please!

This year’s summer program is a beautiful way to introduce young learners to the Trenton City Museum, one of the community’s most precious assets. Guests, young and old, are drawn to the museum for its captivating collection, engaging educational events, and opportunities for connection in the community. Through the efforts of the Trenton Museum Society alongside the museum’s supporters, the Trenton City Museum is uniquely situated to provide Trenton residents and their families with an accessible, engaging way to enjoy a cultural experience in the city they call home. If you’d like to read more about all the excitement awaiting you at the idyllic Ellarslie Mansion, visit their website here: Trenton City Museum – Home.

Visitors can explore the Trenton City Museum (299 Parkside Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618) Fridays and Saturdays from 12 pm to 4 pm and Sundays from 1 pm to 4 pm. If you have any questions before getting started, please get in touch with the museum team at info@ellarslie.org or (609) 989-1191 for further details.

Time is ticking to secure your spot, so sign up for your family today!

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