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May 1 @ 11:00 am – May 31 @ 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Safely dispose of your used electronics and the Battleship will give you a coupon good for a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power Tour. The Battleship has teamed up with veteran-owned … Continued
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – May 31 @ 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Little Lights, presented by the Charles Edison Fund Shake, List, and Roll! Can you build something that can withstand the shaking and rolling of the ship as it sails and fires its big guns? Create … Continued
May 8 @ 11:00 am – May 31 @ 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
To celebrate the month of May, which features Armed Forces Day, the Anniversary of the USS New Jersey Commissioning, and Memorial Day, the Battleship will give guests who purchase a tour of the ship a … Continued
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Come join us for the Big Guns Cornhole Tournament aboard the Battleship New Jersey. We will be playing under a large tent on the fantail of the ship. So the event will be rain or … Continued

America’s Most Decorated Battleship

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

The Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial 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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Pull the trigger to fire a salute from the portside saluting gun on Saturday from 12pm to 2pm.  Just a $50 donation to the @battleshipnj , a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront.
Sound powered phones are a useful form of communication through a ship. With no electricity required, these phones can be found in most compartments on board for communicating from one space to another. But just because they are sound powered doesn't mean you need to yell.
#happymothersday❤️ to all moms from the @battleshipnj
To celebrate May, which features Armed Forces Day, the Anniversary of the USS New Jersey Commissioning, and Memorial Day, the @battleshipnj will give guests who purchase a tour of the ship a complimentary print of the USS New Jersey. Just show your ticket stub at our store.
Fire the portside saluting gun today, Saturday, May 8, between 12pm to 2pm. A $50 donation to the @battleshipnj , a non-profit museum and memorial, open for tours every day from 11am to 3pm.
Here's a look inside of Forward Plot. These switches control which director is giving its information to which computer and then to the various guns around the ship. 

See the whole space on our Turret II tour, available to all self guided guests on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 -4.
An unusual view of an iconic feature!
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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

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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