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Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Historian, engineer, and YouTube presenter, Drachinifel, will be on board  the Battleship New Jersey to present how a battle between the USS New Jersey and Iowa-class battleship versus the Japanese Battleship Yamato might go.  Further, … Continued
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Battleship New Jersey’s inaugural drydocking as a museum ship is a historic event. Returning to Drydock 3 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where it was originally completed, this marks a significant moment. Join us … Continued
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The final day of tours of the Battleship New Jersey before the ship leaves for Dry Dock will be Sunday, March 3. Until March 3, the Battleship will be open for self-guided tours everyday  from … Continued
Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm Spirit of Philadelphia, Penn's Landing
Cruise with the Battleship on the Spirit of Philadelphia Experience a once-in-a-lifetime cruise alongside the Battleship New Jersey as she’s towed from her berth at the Camden Waterfront down the Delaware River to the Philadelphia … Continued

America’s Most Decorated Battleship

USS New Jersey (BB-62) – United States Navy Battleship

The Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial, in Camden NJ, is currently open for tours every day of the week from 10AM with the last tour of the day departing at 4PM.  The Museum regularly ranks as one of the best museums in NJ, one of the best things to do in Philadelphia, and serves as an entertaining attraction in New Jersey for families. Not only do you see exhibits of artifacts from the largest battleship’s past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route. Sit in the chair from which Admiral Halsey commanded the biggest battleship and the 5th Fleet. Stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept. Climb into the 16” gun turret and learn how the projectiles were loaded. The New Jersey is one of the most interactive U.S. battleship museums.

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial provides an up-close look at our nation’s military history. Guests of all ages and interests will enjoy their visit to this floating U.S. Navy museum of our nation’s largest battle ships ever built. From World War II to Korea, Vietnam and active duty during the 1980s, this is among the can’t-miss U.S. Navy museum ships open to the public today. A wealth of history along with engaging activities aboard our battleship museum awaits! This is a true crowd-pleaser among attractions in New Jersey for families. If you’re looking for things to do in Camden, NJ or even what to do in New Jersey, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is among the best museums in NJ!

 

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The Battleship New Jersey Needs YOU!

It costs $10,000 per day to keep the ship afloat on the river. Please make a donation to support the ship at this critical time. You can mail a donation to 62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ 08103. You can also donate with a credit card by calling
(866) 877-6262 Extension 127, or right here on our website.

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We are always excited to uncover pieces of the Battleship’s history! We can assume the coin was placed under the mast when the Battleship was first brought to Camden New Jersey. Often the coins placed under the mast will equal in value the ship’s hull number or the year that the ship was built.

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Want to be a part of our upcoming dry docking? Battleship New Jersey is excited to announce our first ever T-Shirt Design Contest! Your design could be chosen for our limited edition dry dock t-shirt!

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Did you know this Battle Fact? Curator Ryan Szimanski talks power and precision of the Battleship New Jersey 

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While no official date has been set, preparations are underway here at @battleshipnj for our upcoming dry dock project
Overnights

Overnights

The Battleship New Jersey, our nation's most decorated battleship, is an 887-foot long, 45,000-ton living window on the most important half-century in U.S. history.

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Become a Member

Become a Member

YOU can directly impact our mission to continue the "Big J's" on-going maintenance, restoration and public education programs by becoming a "Crew Member" of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial.

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Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

When visitors first witness the Battleship New Jersey, they are amazed at its sheer size. Nearly three football fields long and over 11 stories high, the Battleship New Jersey was the longest battleship ever built.

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250th Celebration

Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial plans to play a big role in the Semiquincentennial – the 250th anniversary of the United States. We are an Official Partner of Homecoming 250 Navy Marine Corps, a non-profit.

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