• Battleship Lit Purple for National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness
    Friday November 04th, 2016
      WHEN:          November 2016 DETAILS:      More patients die annually from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer in the United States, yet general awareness of pancreatic cancer is lacking. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network urges the nation to shift from pink during breast cancer awareness month in October to purple this November in support of pancreatic cancer awareness month by learning about ...
  • As Troop Deployments Wind Down, Thanksgiving Event on Battleship Does As Well
    Thursday November 03rd, 2016
    Winding down of troop deployments lends event unnecessary for this year Camden Waterfront, NJ – The organizers of the Thanksgiving Day Dinner for the Troops announced today that the 13th Annual Dinner held on the Battleship New Jersey will not be needed this year.  Due to a absence of overseas deployments from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and ...
  • Famous Battleship Offers Special Night Tour for the Halloween Season
    Thursday October 27th, 2016
    CAMDEN, N.J. –In the spirit of Halloween, a famous vessel has added a special themed tour for the fall. With daily hours as a museum, the USS New Jersey is the most decorated battleship in U.S. history after being commissioned into the Navy in 1943. Since its retirement, the ship now lives in Camden and has ...
  • Battleship Celebrates 15th Anniversary on Sat., Oct. 15 with Special Tour Prices, Posters and Cake
    Wednesday October 12th, 2016
    On Saturday, October 15, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate 15 years of being a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.  The Battleship opened her legendary decks as a museum on October 15, 2001.  Since then, the Battleship has been toured, slept on and hosted meetings and parties for over 1.5 million people.  ...
  • Battleship to Welcome USS John P. Murtha with a Saluting Blast on Monday                      WITH A SALUTING BLAST
    Sunday October 02nd, 2016
      DATE:            Monday, October 3    11am DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will welcome the newest Navy ship, the USS John P. Murtha, with a saluting blast on Monday, Oct. 3 at approximately 11am. The USS Murtha will be commissioned as the newest ship in the US Navy during a formal  shipboard commissioning on Saturday, Oct. 8 at ...
  • Battleship Offers Free Buzz Cuts for Back to School
    Thursday August 25th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will offer complimentary buzz cuts in the ship’s Barber Shop for Back-to-School on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10am to 2pm!  Men can also get a haircut for a $10 donation, which will go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Students from the Rizzieri Aveda ...
  • Patriot Honor Ride to Stop at the Battleship on Wed., Aug. 17 at Noon
    Tuesday August 16th, 2016
    The Patriot Honor Ride will take Col. Gary West from Lubec, Maine to Key West, Fla., on a 60-day journey to raise funds for veterans.  On Wednesday, Aug. 17 at noon, Col. West will make a stop at the Battleship New Jersey, our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship.  The Battleship will conduct a flag ceremony and Col. ...
  • WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship
    Saturday August 13th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate the anniversary of Victory in World War II with her annual World War II Victory Day on Saturday, August 13.   The Battleship will celebrate her history of serving during WWII as re-enactors and artifacts will be presented on the ship.  We’ll have 1940s era music playing on the ship’s ...
  • USCIS to Welcome 40 New Citizens During Independence Day Celebration at the Battleship New Jersey
    Saturday July 02nd, 2016
      Citizenship candidates to take Oath at public parks and historic landmarks nationwide   Camden, N.J. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Associate Director Daniel Renaud will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony as the Battleship New Jersey.   Honored guests and speakers include: United States Representative Donald Norcross, who represents New Jersey’s 1st Congressional ...
  • Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial Hosts Iconic Sculpture
    Thursday June 23rd, 2016
      Camden Waterfront, NJ (June 23, 2016) – A colorful life-size bronze sculpture of the famous Times Square “kiss” by American artist Seward Johnson, will be on display at the iconic Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial as summer begins. The sculpture will continue to be on view to the public for three months.   Well-known for recreating life in our ...