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Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Battleship New Jersey
Join Battleship educators for a day of learning aboard the Big J! On Wednesday, July 28, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. This … Continued
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship will team up with the Philadelphia Union and Liberty USO to host the Battle of the Branches, a 5 vs 5 mini-soccer tournament on the fantail of the ship on Wed., July 28. … Continued
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! On Thursday, July 29, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the … Continued
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Philadelphia Ship Model Society in partnership with the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is hosting Model Con 2021 aboard the Battleship, Saturday, August 7 from 10am to 4pm. See lots of models of … 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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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
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On this day in 1953, the  Korean War officially ends in an Armistice. On the far right of this photo of the signing is Adm JJ Clark who had departed USS New Jersey to attend the ceremony. Twelve other New Jersey sailors were also chosen to be in attendance.
Want to enjoy Battleship Rum, but you can't make it to New Jersey?  Well, our friends at is Benash Liquors might be able to ship the rum to you! A portion of every sale goes to support the @battleshipnj!  Visit https://www.benashliquors.com/sku61030.html
Add a guided tour of 16-inch gun turret 2 and/or the engine room as part of your Fire Power tour every day.  The @battleshipnj is open for tours daily from 10am to 4pm.
Thank you NJ breweries, the Cabin Dogs Band, Andreotti’s and the 1000 ticket buyers who made this year’s NJ Beer Festival on the @battleshipnj a success!  We can’t wait until next year’s!
What a great day for the annual NJ Beer Festival on the @battleshipnj today.  35 NJ craft breweries, 1000 NJ beer lovers, great music by the Cabin Dogs, and delicious food from Andreotti’s…all aboard the World’s Greatest Battleship!
The @battleshipnj is proud to host Man Cave on the ship’s fantail (tented rear deck) on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 12pm to 4pm.  For tickets, visit: eventbrite.com/e/man-cave-fel…
Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket to toast NJ craft beer. The NJ Beer Festival on the @battleshipnj is sold out!  There are tickets available for the MGK Brew Blast on the Battleship on Sept 11.  For more details or tickets, visit www.WMGK.com
We’re firing salutes tomorrow, Saturday, July 24, from 12pm to 2pm.  A $50 donation to pull the trigger!


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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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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