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

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

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

Battleship Lit Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Battleship is joining buildings, monuments and structures throughout the Delaware Valley by lighting the ship pink for the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Lights of the Cure.  The Battleship will be lit pink throughout October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

WIP Morning Show Live on the Battleship, Wed., Sept. 20

Welcome aboard for this morning’s, Wed., Sept. 20, broadcast of the Angelo Cataldi and The WIP Morning Show live on the Battleship! Free admission, free breakfast courtesy of Dietz & Watson, meet Eagles cheerleaders and Swoop, and more! 5:30am to 10am on the fantail of the Battleship

Park Closer to the Battleship with VIP Parking!

Guests can now park closer to the Battleship!  We’ve opened up a few more spaces land-side for cars to park.  For just $15, you can now park very close to the pier and a shorter walk to the Battleship! Just let our parking attendant at our Clinton St. entrance know that you want to VIP … Continued

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