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Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 8:13 pm Christmas Village
Christmas Village in Philadelphia The Battleship is partnering with Christmas Village in Philadelphia this Holiday Season. Pick up a map of the authentic German Christmas Village in the Battleship’s Visitors Center.  The map also has coupons for … Continued
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship has joined forces with Nineteen Eleven Uplift Foundation to get new toys and games to families in Camden who need help this Holiday Season. Guests who bring in an unopened toy or game … Continued
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Battleship New Jersey
The Camden County and Gloucester County Board of Commissioners invites all residents to the Battleship to reflect on the contributions of the men and women, past and present, who have faithfully served and lost their … Continued
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will showcase the more mature … 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 to 5:30PM. 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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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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Experience the more mature-side of the @battleshipnj .  Our Twilight Adult Guided Tour will launch Friday, Dec. 8 at 6pm.  See sailor art, hear stories and enjoy a beer, glass of wine or soft drink! For tickets, see our bio for a link to the Battleship website.
Join Veteran Alumni of Rutgers University (VARU) @rutgersu and watch the  @USArmy v @USNavy game Saturday, Dec. 9 on the @battleshipnj  We’ll have snacks & beverages for purchase.  A $10 donation gets you aboard: an additional $10 for a guided Main Deck tour. 866-877-6262
Breakfast with Santa on the @battleshipnj Saturday, Dec 9 at 9am.  Hot breakfast, tours, prizes and Santa Claus.  855-877-6262 x108 or see our bio for a link to the Battleship website.
Battleship New Jersey can still fire her 5 inch guns! On occasion and for a donation we still can fire these 80 year old guns, its a reduced charge with no projectile. Battleship New Jersey is a museum ship located in Camden New Jersey and is open everyday! 
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Bring in a new toy or game to the @battleshipnj and get a 20% off discount for a tour of the ship. 1911 Uplift Foundation will get the toys to kids in Camden, NJ.  Donate by Dec. 17 in the Battleship Visitors Center.
Tour the World’s Greatest Battleship and add on a free tour extension of a 16-inch gun turret and/or the engine room. The @battleshipnj is open for self-guided tours everyday from 10am to 4pm and guided tours at 12pm.
Climb inside an Iowa Class 16-inch gun turret. The @battleshipnj evening Turret II guided tour launches Friday, Dec. 1 at 6pm.  Journey five decks down the massive turret, even pull the trigger to “fire” the gun. See our bio for a link to the Battleship website.
Battleship New Jersey is a museum ship in Camden New Jersey, open daily guests can explore America’s most decorated Battleship, from the open bridge on the 05 all the way down to the bottom of the ship! Come with friends or family and make a day exploring history! 
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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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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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