XPN Fest Goers Can Enjoy Free Tour of the Battleship This Weekend!

XPN Festival goers can enjoy a free Fire Power self-guided tour when you purchase an adult Fire Power tour ticket and show your XPN Festival ticket! Good Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, 9:30am to 5pm. Experience the massive 16-inch gun turrets, the Combat Engagement Center, the Bridge, learn how the crew lived aboard … Continued

Cancelled: Flying Fish Beer Garden for Friday, July 14

Due to the forecast of heavy rain and thunderstorms for this afternoon, the Flying Fish Beer Garden on the Battleship’s Pier has been cancelled for today.   We will be on the Pier tomorrow, Saturday, from 4pm to 7:30pm, serving delicious Flying Fish beer — just $5 a beer! — before the Zac Brown Band … Continued

Quad 40mm Gun Rotates for First Time in Over 50 Years!

For the first time in over 50 years, the Quad 40 gun, which was aboard the Battleship during WWII and the Korean War, rotates! The gun, being restored at the Mahan Collection Museum, Basking Ridge, NJ, will be placed on the pier of the Battleship New Jersey​ once its fully restored.

Pirates Invade the Battleship!

DATE:           Saturday, July 8, 2016    10am – 4pm   DETAILS:    The Battleship New Jersey will be invaded by pirates on Saturday, July 8.  Arrrrrr.  But it will be a fun time as pirate re-enactors will be in the Officers’ Wardroom and throughout the tour route and pier to greet guests touring the ship. There are exhibits, performances, … Continued

Fireworks Show is still on for Tonight, Saturday, July 1

The Battleship is still open for the public viewing of the fireworks over the Delaware River at 9:30am tonight!  We’ll have an appearance by the Phillies Phanatic, music, food concessions and bar service.  Even take a chance to fire the 5-inch and saluting gun at the end of the fireworks show!  Just a $10 donation … Continued

Battleship Open for Fireworks Shows and Tours!

The Battleship New Jersey, a private non-profit museum and memorial, will remain open for fire works tonight and Tuesday, July 4, as well as for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm. Any shutdown of the state will not affect the Battleship’s tours and events.