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Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
Original WWII Teak Decking – Pair of 3-Plank Slabs This pair of 3-plank slabs of our original teak decking each measure 11 3/8” wide, 38 1/2” long and 1 7/8″ high with rubberized caulk between … Continued
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship New Jersey will hold her annual Vietnam War Living History Day on Saturday, April 10 to commemorate the , anniversary of the re-commissioning of the USS New Jersey into the Vietnam War on … Continued
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Little Lights, presented by the Charles Edison Fund How do you send a message to someone on another ship if they can’t hear you? The Navy uses a series of codes and flags to send … Continued
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship will offer live and virtual saluting gun shoots at 12pm on Saturday, April 10. Guests can make a $50 donation online at https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=c54ec0a4-678a-45b0-9dac-9822154d44eb . We’ll video the shoot to send to you as … 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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Experience Vietnam War artifacts and re-enactors today, Saturday, April 10 from 11am to 3pm.  Free with the purchase of a Fire Power tour of the @battleshipnj
Experience Vietnam War artifacts and re-enactors tomorrow, Saturday, April 10 from 11am to 3pm.  Free with the purchase of a Fire Power tour of the @battleshipnj
Bid on WWII Teak Decking from the @battleshipnj. A pair of 3-Plank pieces will go on eBay Friday, April 9 at 7pm. Each piece measures 11 3/8” wide, 38 1/2” long and 1 7/8″ high with rubberized caulk between the planks. For more details, see the tree link on our bio.
It’s a beautiful day to tour the World’s Greatest Battleship!  Walk where presidents, admirals and captains once did!  The @battleshipnj is open for tours every day from 11am to 3pm.
The @uoftoledo Upward Bound group enjoyed a tour of the @battleshipnj today.  The Battleship is currently offering safe guided group tours to smaller groups. Guests must pass our health screening, wear face masks & practice social distancing of one fathom- 6 feet. Groups@battleshipnewjersey.org. 866-877-6262 x144
Experience Vietnam War artifacts and re-enactors on Saturday, April 10.  Free with the purchase of a tour. Vietnam War Living History Day aboard the @battleshipnj
Families can send messages like the @usnavy does with codes and flags. Little Lights, presented by the Charles Edison Fund, is a free activity that takes place every Saturday & Sunday from 12pm - 3pm in the Crew's Mess in April.
Today, April 6, we remember the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey into the Vietnam War -- 06 April 1968.  Experience the @battleshipnj 's annual Vietnam War Living History Day on Saturday, April 10.  Check out artifacts and re-enactors as part of your tour of the Battleship.
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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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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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