16-Inch Gun Projectile on the Move!

Super human staff?? Battleship staff members Dennis McMichael (right) & Harry Aharon move a 16-inch gun projectile on the ship’s pier.  However, this was only a fiberglass model of the 1,900-pound  projectile, once fired 23 miles from the Battleship, which is open every day for tours from 9:30am to 3pm.

Take Home a Souvenir Photo at the Battleship on Weekends!

Let our professional photographers capture your visit to the World’s Greatest Battleship with a photo of you on the pier of the Battleship with the ship in the background.  These vividly beautiful photographs come in a Battleship folder.  The perfect keep safe from a day aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship! Photos will be available … Continued

Battleship Lit Purple for National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

  WHEN:          November 2016 DETAILS:      More patients die annually from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer in the United States, yet general awareness of pancreatic cancer is lacking. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network urges the nation to shift from pink during breast cancer awareness month in October to purple this November in support of pancreatic cancer awareness month … Continued

Battleship Lit Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness in November

The Battleship New Jersey has turned her lights purple in November for National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness. November 17 is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day. The society is asking venues to “turn it purple” in November for support of pancreatic cancer awareness.  For more information, visit: https://pancreaticcanceraction.org/support-us/awareness-month/world-pancreatic-cancer-day-2/

Battleship Turned Pink for Lights for a Cure in October

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial was proud to turn her lights pink and participate in the Susan G. Komen “Lights for a Cure” Program in October.  The Battleship joined hundreds of buildings and structures by lighting the ship pink to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To see coverage of the Battleship’s … Continued

Own a Piece of History!

This piece of the teak from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey was removed and replaced in 2015. The Battleship is replacing all 53,000 sq. ft. of the teak deck. Unlike regular deck boards, this piece was originally custom crafted to fit around the quadruple Bofors 40 mm gun tub on the forecastle that … Continued

Battleship Salute MSgt Isaac Ventura on his Retirement from the Marine Corps

The Battleship salutes MSgt Isaac Ventura, who retired during a ceremony on the ship’s forecastle (forward deck) today, Tuesday, Nov. 1.  Congrats on a 20-year career in the US Marine Corps!  Good luck in your retirement! The Battleship offers space and special rates for any military ceremony.  For more information, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 … Continued

Experience a Tour of the Battleship Every Day!

The World’s Greatest Battleship will be open for tours daily from 9:30am to 3pm through December 31.  Climb inside the massive 16-inch gun turret, track a Tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more! Fire Power tours also feature audio devices that include crew … Continued