NEW WALK-UP TOUR HOURS BEGIN NOV. 4, 2013
10/31/2101 - 01/03/2014
The Battleship will be open for walk-up tours on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as some key weekdays, beginning Nov. 4 through Dec. 31, 2013. The first tour of the day will launch at 9:30am with the final tour each day departing at 3pm.
The special weekdays when the Battleship will be open for tours in November include:
- Tuesday, Nov. 5 (Election Day)
- Thursday, Nov. 7 (NJEA Teachers Conference)
- Friday, Nov. 8 (NJEA Teachers Conference)
- Monday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day)
- Friday, Nov. 29 (Black Friday)
The Battleship will open any day at any time for a scheduled group tour, special event or overnight encampment. To schedule, please email email@example.com or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA ON THE BATTLESHIP
12/11/2013 - 12/14/2013
Tickets are still available for the Battleship's annual Breakfast with Santa event, Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9am to 11am.
Enjoy a hot delicious breakfast, served chowline-style at the crew's galley. Meet mascots from the area. Win prizes or gifts. Experience a self-guided tour of the Battleship. And kids can get their photo with Santa!
Tickets are $20 per adult and $16 for children under 12. Call 1-866-877-6262 ext. 107 to make your Breakfast with Santa reservation!
Breakfast with Santa is just $7.50 per person for military families.
BATTLESHIP OPEN FOR WALK-UP TOURS FRIDAY, DEC. 13
12/11/2013 - 12/14/2013
The Battleship will open for walk-up tours this Friday, Dec. 13, from 9:30am to 3pm.
Climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun turret, check out a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city, and more!
Also, be sure to check out Army vs. Navy in a Tug-of-war competition on the Battleship's pier at 3pm. This free event will also feature both academy bands and pep squads, and will begin with the firing the starboard (Camden-side) saluting gun!
ARMY-NAVY TO BATTLE ON SHIP'S PIER ON FRIDAY, DEC. 13
12/05/2013 - 12/14/2013
At 3pm on Friday, Dec. 13, the Battleship will be one of the sites of the Patriot Games prior to the Army-Navy football game. The Army Cadets and Navy Midshipmen will square off on a tug of war challenge on the pier of the Battleship. The competition will begin with the blast of the ship's starboardside saluting gun at 3pm.
Guests are welcome to watch this free event on the pier. The Battleship will open for tours on Friday, Dec. 13 from 9:30am to 3pm. Take a Fire Power tour of our nation's most decorated battleship and check out Army vs. Navy!
BATTLESHIP IN FOG ON THURSDAY MORNING, DEC. 5
12/05/2013 - 12/18/2013
The Battleship New Jersey through the morning fog on Thursday, Dec. 5. Photographed from across the Delaware River at Independence Seaport Museum.
GIVE A TOY TO A TOT AND RECEIVE A DISCOUNTED TOUR
12/04/2013 - 12/25/2013
Bring in an unopened toy or game for Toys for Tots and get a 20% discount on a tour of the Battleship!
The Battleship has joined forces with the US Marine Corps Reserves Toy for Tots program of Rutgers-Camden and will be a toy drop-off location throughout the holiday season. Just bring your unopened toy or game to the Visitors Center on weekends and you will get 20% off a Fire Power tour ticket. Offer good through Dec. 25, 2013 and one per person.
NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS FROM THE BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY!
12/02/2013 - 01/01/2014
Experience the unique view of the New Year's Eve fireworks over the Delaware River -- from the decks of our nation's largest battleship!
The Battleship will be open for the 6pm and midnight fireworks shows on Dec. 31. We'll also have music, dancing, food and bar concessions, and guests can even take a chance to fire the 5-inch portside gun after each fireworks show!
Tickets are just a $10 donation per person. For tickets, call 1-866-877-6262 ext. 107 or visit the Battleship's Ticket Office during tour hours and prior to each show on Dec. 31.
TURRET II EXPERIENCE TOURS LAUNCH SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS AT 1PM
12/02/2013 - 12/31/2013
Journey five decks below the main deck to the bottom of the massive turret #2. On the way, you'll hoist a projectile, load powder bags, plot a firing solution and pull the trigger to simulate the firing of these powerful guns!
The Turret II Experience guided tours will launch Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm. To purchase your ticket, click the Turret II Experience flier on the home page, or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.
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