Battleship Opens for Tours Every Day on March 1; Get Half Off a Tour!

The Battleship New Jersey will open for walk-up tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm, beginning Wednesday, March 1.   To celebrate opening every day, the Battleship is offering guests half-price Fire Power self-guided tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship throughout the day on Thursday, March 1.   Fire Power tours highlight the Battleship’s weapons … Continued

Sit in the Quad 40 Gun!

Beginning this weekend, Sat., Feb. 24 & Sun., Feb. 25, guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial can now sit in the recently reinstalled Quad 40 gun, located on the fantail. You can move the gun barrel, but you won’t be firing the gun!

Donate Soup and Get 20% off a Tour of the Battleship in February

Guests who bring a can of soup to the Battleship will receive 20% off a Fire Power tour throughout February.  The soup will be donated to the Food Bank of South Jersey. The Battleship is open for tours Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19, throughout the month from 9:30am to 3pm.  The Battleship … Continued

Free Haircuts for Vols & Staff in Battleship’s Barber Shop

Battleship New Jersey Overnight Manager and USS New Jersey veteran Ken Kersch gets his hair cut in the ship’s Barber Shop by barber Jeanette Cairns.  It’s been 49 years since Ken had his hair cut in the ship’s Barber Shop.  Staff & vols received free haircuts today.

16-inch Gun Barrel Placed Landside at the Battleship

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, a crane from Thackeray Crane lifted two 16-inch gun barrels, formerly on the USS New Jersey in WWII and the Korean War, off rail cars at the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial.  One was placed landside where it will be exhibited to guests touring the museum ship. The other was … Continued

Battleship to Salute Eagles with 5-Inch Gun Shoot!

The Battleship New Jersey will fire her 5-Inch gun at noon on Sunday, Feb. 4, weather permitting, to salute the Philadelphia Eagles!  We’ll pick a fan in Eagles gear to pull the trigger.  All guests touring the ship are welcome to watch. #flyeaglesfly #superbowl2018