Support the Battleship on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. The Battleship New Jersey, … Continued

Spend the First Night of 2018 Aboard the Battleship!

Families can experience the First Night of 2018 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Our award-winning overnight program features dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the Flight Simulator, and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. … Continued

Experience Black Dragon Friday, This Friday, November 24

You may know the shopping day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday, but on the Battleship, we refer to Friday, Nov. 24 as Black Dragon Friday! During WWII, because of the ship’s dark painted hull and when she fired her guns it looked like she was breathing fire, the Battleship earned the nickname “The Black Dragon.” … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving from the Big J!

The crew of the Battleship New Jersey wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving! The Battleship will be closed for walk-up tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23. The Battleship will be open for tours on Friday, Nov. 24.  For “Black Dragon Friday,” guests can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the ship’s Gift … Continued

A Piece of the Battleship New Jersey Returns

CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — The Battleship New Jersey, long retired from military duty, is looking a little more like she did when she was the pride of the US Navy. A major piece of her fire power returned this week to the deck of what is now a floating museum in Camden The Quad 40 was state of the art … Continued

Quad 40 Gun Returns to the Battleship

Check out the video of the Quad 40 Gun returning to the Battleship Click:  https://youtu.be/0X7UOrgQ0jc The Quad 40 Gun, once on the USS New Jersey during WWII and the Korean War, returned to the deck of the Battleship on Nov. 13. Special thanks to Mahan Collection for restoring the gun and to all the supporters who … Continued

Veterans Day Aboard the Battleship

TIME:  Saturday, November 11, 9:30am – 3pm Ceremony; 11am Veterans Car Show: 12pm – 3:30pm Free Haircuts for Veterans: 12pm – 3pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will salute all veterans with a variety of activities on Veterans Day, Saturday, November … Continued

Treats for Kids for Halloween and this Saturday and Sunday

Kids touring the Battleship this weekend – Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29 — as well as Halloween on Tuesday, Oct. 31, can get a treat of candy at the Ticket Office!  Happy Halloween from the Big J! Dare to ride the Superstition Flight Simulator!  Take a wild roller coast ride through a haunted … Continued

Gas Heaters Lighting Ceremony, Friday, Oct. 27 at 11am

Join us as we hold a “ceremonial lighting” of the new gas heater system on the Pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, October 27 at 11am.  The Battleship will use her historic ship matches to symbolize the lighting of this new system, which will make the ship much more energy efficient and potentially … Continued