Battleship New Jersey Sails Back to the 1980s!

TIME:            Saturday, June 18, 10am to 5pm

PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St., Camden Waterfront, NJ

DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will sail back to the 1980s to celebrate

the return of her crew on Saturday, June 18.  As part of this celebration, guests touring

the Battleship can play video games from the 80s such as Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga,

Dig Dug, Joust and other games in The Game Truck, which will be parked on the pier

From 10am to noon on Satuday.  We’ll also have 1980’s military artifacts on display

in the Officers’ Wardroom throughout the day.  We’ll even play music from the 80s

over the Pier’s PA.

 

Approximately 50 sailors and families who served aboard the USS New Jersey will be

taking a tour of the museum on Saturday.

 

PHOTO OPP: Battleship’s crew from the 1980s touring the ship and kids playing video games on the Pier.  

 

Berthed on the Camden Waterfront across the Delaware River from Center City Philadelphia,

the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is a non-profit historic ship museum that offers

tours every day. Have a Blast aboard the Battleship! The annual Battleship Blast fundraiser

dinner will take place on Saturday, July 2 at 6:00pm.  A $175 donation allows guests to enjoy a

delicious dinner, open bar, entertainment and the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware

River!  For tickets, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email j.willard@battleshipnewjersey.org .  For

more information on the ship’s many programs, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org.