GREAT DAY FOR A RIDE ON THE MOTORCYCLE AND A TOUR OF THE BATTLESHIP!
04/26/2015 - 05/15/2015
Motorcycles parked on the pier of the Battleship at the conclusion of the All American Ride to support the non-profit museum and memorial, and Boy Scout Troop 54. Bikers enjoyed a beautiful ride through South Jersey, then a tour of the ship, lunch on the fantail, and the opportunity to see the portside 5-inch gun shoot. It was a great day for a ride and a tour of The World's Greatest Battleship!
BEHIND-THE-SCENES CURATOR TOUR OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST BATTLESHIP
04/11/2015 - 09/02/2015
We've declassified some areas of the Battleship not currently on public tour routes. Now groups up to 10 people can experience a special tour of these areas with the most knowledgeable tour guide we have -- the Curator of the Battleship. The price for this new and specialized tour is $500 for a group, which can be 10 people or less.
These special Behind-the-Scenes Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. To schedule a tour, call 1-866-877-6262 ext. 144.
COMPLIMENTARY "SINGLE BULLET THEORY" EXHIBITION NOW OPEN IN VISITORS CENTER
04/10/2015 - 05/02/2015
Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey can now experience a unique exhibition on Sen. Arlen Specter's "Single Bullet Theory" of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This free exhibition is located in the landside Visitors Center adjacent to the Battleshop retail store.
This new exhibition, created by students and faculty at Philadelphia University, includes a replica display of the car that JFK was in at the time of the shooting, a display and video of the Zabruder film, a timeline of the days surrounding the assassination and much more!
CHOWLINE OPENS FOR LUNCH SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
04/09/2015 - 05/01/2015
The Battleship's Chowline concession stand will open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays, from 11:30am to 2:30pm beginning on Saturday, Apri; 11.
Enjoy a delicious Dietz and Watson sausage sandwich or hot dog, a cold Coke, some tasty snacks, even a cold beer for the adults! The Chowline is located just before the Crew's Mess, where the sailors once ate their meals!
EXPERIENCE "A DREADNAUGHT IN VIETNAM" EXHIBIT!
04/06/2015 - 04/30/2015
Today is the anniversary of the commissioning of the USS New Jersey into the Vietnam War on April 6, 1968. Guests touring the Battleship can learn about the Big J's service as the only battleship in the Vietnam War in the new exhibit, "A Dreadnaught in Vietnam." The exhibit is available as part of a Fire Power tour of the Battleship, which is open for walk-up tours every day in April from 9:30am to 3pm
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