BATTLESHIP'S WALK-UP TOUR SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER
10/29/2014 - 12/31/2014
Beginning November 1, the Battleship will be open for walk-up tours from 9:30am to 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as:
- Thursday, Nov. 6. NJEA Teachers Convention (all NJ public schools are closed)
- Friday, Nov. 7, NJEA Teachers Convention (All NJ public schools are closed)
- Tuesday, Nov. 11. Veterans Day
- Friday, Nov. 28. Black Friday
- Friday, Dec. 26 – Wednesday, Dec. 31. Holiday Week between Christmas and New Year’s.
The above schedule will be effective through Dec. 31, 2014. The Battleship will be closed for walk-up tours throughout January. The ship will re-open for walk-up tours on Saturdays and Sundays in February.
Please note, the Chowline concession strand will be open for lunch from 11:30am to 2:30pm on the days listed above.
The Flight Simulator and Souvenir Photography will be operating on same schedule as the Battleship.
The Battleship will open any day at any time for scheduled overnight encampments, rental events and group tours. To schedule an overnight, call 866-877-5252 ext. 203. To schedule an event or group tour, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
UNION PAINTERS MOVE TO PORTSIDE OF BATTLESHIP
10/29/2014 - 11/18/2014
Union painters have moved to the portside (Philadelphia-side) of the Battleship as part of the "Fire Power for Freedom" Restoration Project.
The painters have completed much of the starboard hull and are now working aft from the bow along the portside of the ship.
The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey have donated workforce and materials to repaint the entire hull of our nation's most decorated battleship.
NEW TEAK DECK INSTALLED ON 03 LEVEL OF BATTLESHIP
10/28/2014 - 12/28/2014
New Teak Deck planks were installed today on the 03 level of the Battleship. What a difference! You can help repair the deck. Just click the the Dollars for the Decks flier on the website homepage.
UNION PAINTERS COMPLETE BATTLESHIP'S PROW
10/24/2014 - 11/12/2014
The Battleship's prow - the forward-most part of a ship's bow that cuts through the water - received a new coat of paint by Union painters today. The painters also began work on the portside hull.
The hull is being re-painted as part of “Fire Power For Freedom Restoration” project. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey
donated workforce and materials to repaint the entire hull of the Battleship New Jersey.
IUPAT has undertaken the effort to repaint the ship to show support for our veterans and Camden. The job consists of a rotating crew of two – four painters over the course of the next few weeks using their skills and knowledge of industrial painting to preserve the ship for generations to
DINE AT MILLER'S ALE HOUSE ON NOV. 13 AND SUPPORT THE BATTLESHIP!
10/18/2014 - 11/14/2014
On Thursday November 13 from 6pm-9pm, enjoy a dinner at Miller’s Ale House, Mt. Laurel, NJ.
Miller's will donate 10% of food sales to our nation's most decorated battleship, now a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.
PAINTING OF BATTLESHIP'S HULL PROJECT DONATED BY PAINTERS UNION
10/16/2014 - 12/30/2014
The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey has undertaken the “Fire Power for Freedom Restoration Project” at the Battleship. District Council 711 has taken on the huge task of re-painting the hull of the historic battleship by donating the workforce and materials to show support for our veterans and the City of Camden.
The job will consist of a rotating crew of 2-4 painters over the course of the next few weeks using their skills and knowledge of industrial painting to preserve the ship for generations to come.
The painters have completed the hull adjacent to the pier on the starboard side of the ship. They recently started painting over the River on the starboard side. The project will continue over the next few weeks with the painting of the port side (Philadelphia-side) of the hull.
DARE TO RIDE THE HAUNTED SIMULATOR
10/14/2014 - 11/01/2014
Dare to ride Superstition: A Haunted Thrill Ride Adventure now through the end of October!
Take a runaway roller coaster through a haunted mansion. You'll see -- and feel -- bats, spiders, ghosts and more along the way!
The Simulator ride is just $5 with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship. Or $6.50 to ride without taking a tour.
The Flight Simulator virtual reality ride is available for guests to experience Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 3pm this fall!
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY ABOARD THE BATTLESHIP
10/14/2014 - 11/12/2014
The Battleship will remember all veterans with a special ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) of the ship on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11am. Special keynote speakers include General Charles S. Mahan, USA (ret), author Paul Stillwell, a special salute to Battleship volunteer and veteran Tom Banit and patriotic music performed by Grade 7 Concert Band from Community Middle School of West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District.
The ceremony, which will conclude with the firing of the Battleship's gun, is free for all to attend.
WELCOME OUR MILITARY HEROES ON THE BATTLESHIP'S PIER ON THANKSGIVING DAY
10/14/2014 - 11/28/2014
Volunteers needed to greet our military heroes on the pier of our nation's most decorated battleship on Thanksgiving! The Battleship, along with Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Camden County Veterans Affairs, and Andreotti's Catering will offer military personnel a free full-course turkey dinner!
Come out and greet our heroes on the pier! We'll have some entertainment and refreshments. Feel free to bring signs and flags. Free parking on lit #1, across the street from Susquehanna Bank Center. Be on the pier at 10am on Thanksgiving!
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