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Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Experience WWII artifacts, re-enactors, and military vehicles during the day on Saturday, August 13 from 10am to 4pm. You can even help defend the Battleship from an attack by a Japanese plane! For a donation, … Continued
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Join Battleship New Jersey curator Ryan Szimanski for a lecture on the battleship’s role during World War II and the Japanese Surrender from the 01 level of the ship where the surrender took place on … Continued
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Pull the trigger and fire a salute from the Battleship’s Saluting Gun!   The Battleship is offering guests the opportunity to fire the saluting gun on Saturday, August 20 from 12pm to 2pm.   An … Continued
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship’s Rockin on the River series is going country on Sunday, August 21. Three great country bands will perform live on the ship’s fantail. Cottonmouth, 40 North and Jim Mitchell will take the stage … 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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You can defend the @battleshipnj from an "attack" by a Japanese plane as part of the ship's #wwii Victory Day event on Saturday, Aug,. 13.  We learned that the plane will attack at 12pm tomorrow and we still need people to man the 5-inch gun.  You pull the trigger to defend our nation's most decorated battleship!  A $500 donation.  Click our link to our webpage on our bio for more details.
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@rachonair8 , of @b101philly and 
Roxy Romeo, of @power99philly get 360-degree video aboard the @battleshipnj during the @philaunion ‘s Battle of the Branches 5v5 soccer tourney.
We’re ready to kick off the @philaunion ‘s Battle of the Branches soccer tourney on the @battleshipnj pier!
The @battleshipnj ‘s pier is ready for the @philaunion Battle of the Branches 5v5 soccer tournament today, Thursday., Aug. 11, beginning at 2pm. Guests can watch military & veteran teams play as part of a tour of the ship.  A salute from the ship’s saluting gun will begin play.
Watch the @battleshipnj defend herself from a Japanese plane attack. Check out artifacts and re-enactors aboard the ship. Saturday, Aug. 13 is #wwⅱ Victory Day.  All WWII activities are free with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship.
Extend your tour to experience an interior, air-conditioned tour of 16-inch gun turret II.  Free with the purchase of a Fire Power self-guided tour of the @battleshipnj , open daily from 10am to 4pm.
Boxing on the @battleshipnj , originally scheduled for Friday, August 12, has been rescheduled to Sunday, August 28 at 4pm.  Tickets purchased for the August 12 match will be accepted on the new date of August 28.
Military and veteran soccer players:  got your team together for the @philaunion 's Battle of the Branches 5v5 soccer tourney at the @battleshipnj  on Thursday, Aug. 11?  Guests can watch the action with a tour of the Battleship.  philadelphiaunion.com/form/battle-of…


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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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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