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May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Twilight Adult Guided Tour 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 … Continued
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 9:00 AM Students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. What’s it like living aboard a ship? Find out for yourself! Lay … Continued
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
R&B Promotions presents Battleship Boxing, USA Boxing Sanctioned Showcase on the historic Battleship New Jersey on the Camden Waterfront! Come out & support the top talent in the area as they compete for the Battleship … Continued
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a day of music aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Sunday, June 19, 2022 Arsenal Arsenal delivers high energy recreations of the greatest 70s and 80s classic rock hits of all-time. Arsenal pays … 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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Its finally the weekend! Time to put away your typewriter and get out to the museum!

Get your battleship tickets at: https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/visit/purchase-tickets/
Its going to be a hot one this weekend! These sunbathers found the ship's fantail near Turret III to be a good spot to cool off. Of course, we also have over a mile of indoor air conditioned tour route too.
Battleship New Jersey supports our first responders.

Somerdale Fire Department Squad 65 came out to show us their new truck today, a 2022 Ferrara. We wish you guys the best of luck with her and thank you for all you do.
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Spend your day aboard the nation's GREATEST battleship with comprehensive tours that take guests five levels up and two decks below!⚓ ⠀
Battleship New Jersey offers a unique experience that will take you through the largest, longest, and fastest battleship ever constructed. If you're searching for raw power and 80 magnificent years of US history, look no further than the Camden Waterfront. Book your tickets and come aboard TODAY!⠀
WE'RE OPEN DAILY: visit the link in our bio to book your tickets!
Congratulations to our Volunteer of the year, Johnny Q!
Today on the Battleship New Jersey we honored our volunteers with a Barbecue lunch. Johnny Q was presented with the Jason Hall award for his long standing service to the ship.

Interested in volunteering? Email volunteers@battleshipnewjersey.org
Battleship New Jersey is NOT your average museum ship! ⚓ Thanks to our amazing volunteers, Battleship New Jersey is home to the most accurately restored Combat Engagement Center in the nation! Take a tour of the “Black Dragon” today and step inside the Center to interact with various equipment as the Tactical Action Officer. ⠀
Battleship New Jersey in Philadelphia. This is a commonly seen image of the ship; however, this copy does not have the ship's masts whited out which is unusual. (Official US Navy photograph)

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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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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

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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