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Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Author Celeste Ramos-Martin will speak about her upcoming book series, “Children of the Pearl” on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at noon in the Officers’ Wardroom of the Battleship. The Children of the Pearl series of … Continued
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Battleship New Jersey
Camden and Gloucester counties will partner on the annual Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration event on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey at 10am on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Local dignitaries, veterans, live music by the … Continued
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Experience a Holiday Train Display Aboard the Battleship! A new Holiday model train display will be available for guests to experience in the Wardroom from Saturday, Dec. 11 through Sunday Dec. 26. This display, courtesy … Continued
Dec 31 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm Battleship New Jersey
Watch the New Year’s Fireworks like an Admiral! The Battleship’s Admiral’s VIP New Year’s Fireworks shows includes a guided tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship. Then you’ll enjoy appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks in … 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
(866) 877-6262 Extension 127, or right here on our website.

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We are thrilled to welcome author Celeste Ramos-Martin to the Battleship New Jersey this Saturday, December 4 to speak about her upcoming book series, “Children of the Pearl.” 

The series of wartime adventures are based on her parents’ experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines in World War II. To learn more about the subject in preparation for her presentation, check out our YouTube channel to hear from our Curator, Ryan Szimanski. 

Click the link in our bio to watch it on YouTube and purchase tickets to the Battleship!
Support the @battleshipnj on #givingtuesday  See our bio for a link to our website.  Thank you
Today, Tuesday, Nov. 30, is #GivingTuesday . Please support the
@battleshipnj , a non-profit museum and memorial.  See our bio for a link to the Battleship’s website to donate online. Or donate with a credit card over the phone by calling (866) 877-6262 x127.  Thank you for your support!
@battleshipnj is offering 10% OFF on purchases made on #cybermonday Nov 29. Explore the rich history of “Big J” and visit the Battleship Gift Shop for more deals across our wide selection of souvenirs, such as Zippo lighters, hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts and more. #sale #shopping #shop #museumshop
@battleshipnj is offering 10% OFF on purchases made on #cybermonday , Nov. 29. Explore the rich history of “Big J” and visit the Battleship Gift Shop for more deals across our wide selection of souvenirs.  See our bio for a link to our website.  #sale #shopping #shop #museumshop
The @battleshipnj proudly hosted author Paul Stillwell on Saturday, Nov. 27.  Paul discussed and signed his new book, “Battleship Commander” in the Officers’s Wardroom.
Donate a new toy or game to make a local child's holiday better & @battleshipnj will give you a free tour with the purchase of an adult tour. Please support the @corps.marine Reserves' @toysfortotsusa through Dec. 19. The Battleship is open daily, 11am to 3pm
Today we had a special guest on board, Paul Stillwell! Mr. Stilwell served on New Jersey as well as writing Battleship New Jersey An Illustrated History. Today he joined us to talk about his book, Battleship Commander.


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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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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