• Sixers Phlight Squad Performs at the Battleship
    Monday May 16th, 2016
    The Philadelphia 76ers Phlight Squad performed acrobatic dunks along the Battleship’s Promenade as mascots Franklin, Big Ben and Betsy, and Sixers Dance Team members looked on.  The event was part of the Sixers announcement of a new partnership with Stubhub.
  • Con. Norcross Announced Winner of Congressional Art Competition for First District
    Wednesday May 11th, 2016
    NJ-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced the winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition for New Jersey’s First Congressional District. The winning entry is an acrylic painting entitled “The Price of Freedom,” submitted by Eastern Regional High School 9th grader Angelina Le. The painting depicts a military veteran in a wheelchair accompanied by two small children ...
  • Battleship Welcomes USCG Cutter Alexander Hamilton
    Tuesday May 10th, 2016
    The Battleship welcomes the US Coast Guard Cutter Alexander Hamilton with the blast of her portside 5-inch gun as the cutter passed the Battleship en route to Penn’s Landing.
  • Battleship’s Overnight Program Rated Among Best Near New Jersey
    Monday May 02nd, 2016
    New Jersey Family Magazine recently ranked the Battleship New Jersey among the most Amazing Places Near New Jersey for an Overnight Sleepover!  Here is the link: http://www.njfamily.com/Amazing-Places-Near-New-Jersey-For-An-Overnight-Sleepover/ Families, scout groups and youth organizations can spend a night aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship.  Enjoy dinner and breakfast, a tour of the Battleship, a ride in the 4D ...
  • Fair Winds and Following Seas to Capt. Brian McGinnis, USN
    Friday April 29th, 2016
    The crew of the Battleship New Jersey wish Fair Winds and Following Seas to Capt. Brian McGinnis, USN, on his retirement today.  Thank you for choosing the Big J for this important day.
  • Battleship Open Until 5pm Beginning Saturday, April 30
    Wednesday April 27th, 2016
    Beginning Saturday, April 30, guests will have two additional hours to come aboard and tour The World’s Greatest Battleship!  The Battleship will be open for walk-up tours from 9:30am with the last tour of the day departing at 5pm from April 30 to Labor Day, Monday, September 5!
  • All-American Motorcycle Ride Tickets Available on Sunday Morning, Apr. 24
    Thursday April 21st, 2016
    Enjoy a motorcycle ride throughout South Jersey while helping the Battleship and the Boy Scouts in the process, Sunday, April 24.  The annual All American Ride will depart from Barb’s Harley Davidson, Mt. Ephraim, NJ and ride through South Jersey.  You’ll finish your ride at the Battleship, where we will park your bikes on the ...
  • RIDE THE 4D FLIGHT SIMULATOR!
    Friday February 05th, 2016
    Pilot the Seahawk prop plane off the deck of the Battleship. You’ll fly over Iwo Jima. Avoid anti-aircraft fire, engage in a dog fight with an enemy aircraft and land safely in the waters next to the Battleship. The simulator. only $5 when you also tour the Battleship, will be open for rides Wednesday through Sundays ...
  • OWN A BATTLESHIP SIGNAL FLAG WITH A DONATION TO THE BIG J
    Wednesday February 03rd, 2016
    Own a piece of history. The Battleship New Jersey has 20 signal flags that have been retired due to wear. These flags flew above the Ship during holidays and special events. We are making these flags available for a donation. They are $75 each; three for $210, ten for $650, and all twenty for $1,200. ...
  • SPEND YOUR BIRTHDAY ABOARD OUR NATION’S MOST DECORATED BATTLESHIP!
    Thursday January 28th, 2016
    Kids: You and your friends can spend your birthday aboard our nation’s greatest battleship! Spend an overnight with your party in our award-winning encampment program. Enjoy dinner and breakfast at the chowline, take a guided tour of the Battleship, ride the 4D Flight simulator and sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New ...