• 4 Overnight Experiences for Kids to Explore their Adventurous Sides
    Wednesday January 17th, 2018
    Want to get away? You don’t have to stray far to have a good time with these overnight experiences at establishments throughout the state. By Robert Strauss, Tom Wilk and Jacqueline Klecak | | January 12, 2018 | Appears in the January 2018issue Illustration by Katy Docktrill Adventure Aquarium 1 Riverside Drive, Camden On select Fridays and Saturdays in the winter, kids (accompanied by adults) can spend ...
  • Historic Battleship’s Giant Gun Barrels Moving to New Homes
    Friday January 12th, 2018
    The guns more closely resemble giant cannons, weighing 237,000 pounds each and measuring 66 feet in length. Author:Staff Published:5:12 PM EST January 11, 2018 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) — Three 16-inch gun barrels that were once used aboard the battleship USS New Jersey will be transported from Norfolk Naval Shipyard to new homes in Philadelphia and New Jersey. The guns ...
  • Battleship New Jersey Museum Loses Its Heart-and-Soul Volunteer
    Monday January 08th, 2018
    CLOSE Russell Collins Jr. of Palmyra relates World War II experiences aboard the battleship New Jersey, BB-62, as a crewman. The excerpts are from an oral history interview he gave for the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial shortly after the retired Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial volunteer Russell Collins Jr. ...
  • Army vs. Navy in Tug-of-War Competition on the Battleship’s Pier
    Thursday December 07th, 2017
    DATE:           December 8, 2017   TIME:            3:00pm                  PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place, Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103                       DETAILS:     Cadets from Army will face off with students from the Midshipmen from Navy during a Tug-of-War competition on the pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 8 at 3pm. Guests are welcome to attend the competition for ...
  • Battleship New Jersey to Remember Pearl Harbor Day and Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Her Launch  
    Tuesday December 05th, 2017
       T-6 Texan Trainer Prop Planes Fly Over in Morning, Firing of Quad 40 Gun in the Afternoon DATE:           December 7, 2017 TIME:            Pearl Harbor Day Fly Over and Wreath Presentation:    9:00 am                      75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey:  1:45pm                PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum ...
  • Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship New Jersey
    Tuesday December 05th, 2017
    DATE:           December 5, 2017 TIME:            10:30 a.m.                   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place,  Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103                       DETAILS:     All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  The ceremony will occur at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 5 and is presented by the Camden and Gloucester County ...
  • A Piece of the Battleship New Jersey Returns
    Monday November 20th, 2017
    CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — The Battleship New Jersey, long retired from military duty, is looking a little more like she did when she was the pride of the US Navy. A major piece of her fire power returned this week to the deck of what is now a floating museum in Camden The Quad 40 was state of the art anti-aircraft equipment ...
  • Veterans Day Aboard the Battleship
    Tuesday November 07th, 2017
    TIME:  Saturday, November 11, 9:30am – 3pm Ceremony; 11am Veterans Car Show: 12pm – 3:30pm Free Haircuts for Veterans: 12pm – 3pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will salute all veterans with a variety of activities on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11:   Veterans can experience a Fire Power self-guided tour ...
  • Gas Heaters Lighting Ceremony, Friday, Oct. 27 at 11am
    Wednesday October 25th, 2017
    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 save thousands of ...
  • Veterans Career Fair Aboard the Battleship
    Wednesday October 04th, 2017
    TIME:            Thursday, October 5, 11am – 2pm   PLACE:         Fantail of the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     Veterans can meet over 30 employers on the historic fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship New Jersey on Thursday, October 5 from 11am to 2pm.  The Veterans Career Fair, conducting by Veterans Recruiting, will feature companies such ...