• Battleship Not Hosting Thanksgiving for Meals for Troops This Year, But it’s a Good Thing!
    Tuesday November 22nd, 2016
    The Battleship will not be hosting Thanksgiving meals for the troops this year — but it’s a good thing!  Most of the troops at regional bases are home with their families this year! “The Battleship always wants to help and support our troops,” said Jack Willard, Sr. VP of Marketing and Sales for the Battleship New ...
  • Battleship Closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24
    Monday November 21st, 2016
    The Battleship will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24.  The ship, however, will be open on Friday, Nov. 25 — Black Dragon Friday — for walk-up tours from 9:30am to 3pm.  Further, guests can save an additional 15% off all merchandise in the Battleshop landside gift store on Friday.  The store will be open ...
  • My South Jersey Fall Photo Contest!
    Thursday November 17th, 2016
    It’s that time of year again, Visit South Jersey wants to see all of your Fall adventures in our #MySouthJersey Fall Photo Contest! This year contestants have a chance to win one of two prizes, the top prize being two tickets to an On the Town Food Tour which explores some of the best food ...
  • Take a Photo with the “Embracing Peace” Sculpture
    Wednesday November 16th, 2016
    Get your photo with the “Embracing Peace” sculpture of the famous kiss at Times Square to celebrate victory in WWII. The sculpture is on display on the Battleship’s pier. The Battleship is open for tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm
  • Meet Author of Lilla’s Sunflowers Friday, Nov. 11 from 11:30am to 2pm
    Friday November 11th, 2016
    Celebrate Veterans Day Aboard Battleship New Jersey At A Book Signing Event With Colleen Rowan Kosinski Author and Illustrator Of Children’s Picture Book, LILLA’S SUNFLOWERS Friday November 11, 2016 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Battleship New Jersey Museum Gift Shop. No ticket necessary to access museum gift shop. Meet Colleen and hear veterans share their ...
  • Free Tours for Vets for Veterans Day!
    Friday November 11th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey salutes our veterans with complimentary tours of the ship today, Veterans Day.  The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am to 3pm. The Battleship will also hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 11am today.  Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret) will serve as MC, while WWII veteran and ...
  • CBS3 Eyewitness News Aboard the Battleship
    Friday November 11th, 2016
    Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret), Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey  talks with Patrick Gallen of CBS3 Eyewitness News about Veterans Day on the Battleship.  Tours are complimentary to veterans today and the ship will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle at 11am.  
  • Happy Birthday US Marine Corps
    Thursday November 10th, 2016
    The Battleship salutes and wishes the United States Marine Corps a happy birthday today!
  • 16-Inch Gun Projectile on the Move!
    Tuesday November 08th, 2016
    Super human staff?? Battleship staff members Dennis McMichael (right) & Harry Aharon move a 16-inch gun projectile on the ship’s pier.  However, this was only a fiberglass model of the 1,900-pound  projectile, once fired 23 miles from the Battleship, which is open every day for tours from 9:30am to 3pm.
  • Be Sure to Vote Today. Then Tour the World’s Greatest Battleship!
    Tuesday November 08th, 2016
    Cast your ballot then take a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship! It’s a beautiful day to walk along the decks that Presidents once walked upon! Check out the 16-inch gun turrets, learn how the crew lived and more. Open every day from 9:30am to 3pm!