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Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! On Friday, October 29th at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curatorial team will include stories of some of the more gruesome events that … Continued
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Friday, October 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM Friday, November 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM Descend into the armored citadel of the ship for a 90-minute, family friendly, guided, walking tour of the most powerful engineering … Continued
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship will honor our veterans with a ceremony along the promenade leading to the historic ship, where there will also be an unveiling of new banners recognizing Veterans from throughout New Jersey.  The ceremony … Continued
Jan 8 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Members Only Event on Saturday January 8, 2021 What if Battleship New Jersey had to be reactivated in 2022? What if Battleship New Jersey had been at San Bernardino Strait when Yamato attacked Samar? Join … 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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An After Hour Engine Room Tour of the @battleshipnj will launch after our public tour hours at 6pm on Friday, Nov. 5. Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under.
Tonight's sunset from the battleship was particularly spectacular!
Learn why the Panama Canal was such a critical component of the navy's tactics in World War II.  Student Day on Sun., Oct. 17 at 1pm will feature a tour and onboard class on the Panama Canal. The price is $5 per person.  See our bio for a link to our website.
Experience a Fire Power tour of the @battleshipnj for just $10 today, Saturday, Oct. 16.  You’ll also meet our volunteers along the tour route and take home a free Battleship poster.  It’s our 20th Year Anniversary!  Open for tours from 11am to 3pm.
Get a free poster of the @battleshipnj today, Saturday, Oct. 16, as we celebrate 20 years as a memorial and museum. You can also enjoy a tour for just a $10 donation and meet our volunteers along the tour route. Get your free poster in our landside gift shop.
It's our 20th Birthday! We're celebrating by rolling back our ticket price to what it was when we opened, just $10! 

We've also got volunteers on board sharing the great projects they've been working for the last two decades. Some of them, like this long-time volunteer are in their official volunteer camouflage!
Experience a Fire Power tour of the @battleshipnj for just $10 today, Saturday, Oct. 16.  You’ll also meet our volunteers along the tour route and take home a free Battleship poster.  It’s our 20th Year Anniversary!  Open for tours from 11am to 3pm.
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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

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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