• XPN Fest Goers Can Enjoy Free Tour of the Battleship This Weekend!
    Tuesday July 25th, 2017
    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 this ...
  • Cancelled: Flying Fish Beer Garden for Friday, July 14
    Friday July 14th, 2017
    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 concert ...
  • Quad 40mm Gun Rotates for First Time in Over 50 Years!
    Thursday July 13th, 2017
    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. https://youtu.be/-jlI6qwMK6A
  • Shop on Amazon and Support the Battleship!
    Thursday July 06th, 2017
    Amazon Prime Day in July 11.  When you use #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to the Battleship New Jersey!  Shop for great deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/22-3604324
  • Quad 40 Gun Moved from Philly Navy Yard to Mahan Collection for Restoriation
    Thursday July 06th, 2017
    The Quadruple 40mm Bofors Gun Mounts, once aboard the USS New Jersey during WWII and the Korean War, are being moved from the Philadelphia Navy Yard for reconditioning at the Mahan Collection, Basking Ridge, NJ. After restoration, the Quad 40 will be moved to its final home at the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ. For ...
  • Fireworks Show is still on for Tonight, Saturday, July 1
    Saturday July 01st, 2017
    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 ...
  • Battleship Open for Fireworks Shows and Tours!
    Saturday July 01st, 2017
    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.
  • L3 Communications Donate $5000 to Battleship’s 40 for the 40 Campaign
    Tuesday June 27th, 2017
    John Tierney and Ros Hardwick from L3 Communication Systems East, Camden, NJ, present a $5,000 donation to Battleship CEO Phil Rowan (center) to support the ship’s “40 For The 40” campaign to save four important World War II artifacts. The donation puts the Battleship past the $100,000, halfway mark for the project. For more information, ...
  • Happy Fathers Day from the Big J!
    Sunday June 18th, 2017
    Happy Fathers Day! The Battleship salutes all dads! Take Dad on a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship. Turret II guided tours launch at 11am and 1pm today, and Fire Power audio tours run throughout the day from 9:30am to 5pm.
  • Office Trailers for Sale
    Wednesday June 14th, 2017
    Available for sale – trailers formerly used landside as offices at the Battleship New Jersey: – 20′ x 32′ Split office building 2 office rooms, Reception area, Closet, Large conference room area, kitchenette, 1/2 bath Large conference area. Wired for electric, network and phone. AC unit needs work, Very well lit inside with large windows. Building was built in two ...