Battleship Requests Proposals for Food Service

The Battleship New Jersey is requesting proposals for vendors to provide a retail food service operation in the Visitors Center of the Battleship. A document that outlines the Battleship’s objectives, describes the general characteristics of the services to be provided, and outlines the principal obligations of the Battleship New Jersey and the selected proposer is … Continued

Build a Lego Battleship During Weekends in September

For Sept., the Battleship New Jersey Curatorial Dept’s Building History project is Build a Battleship! Become a shipbuilder & construct a fleet of Lego ships. Building History activities, which are free with a tour, will take place every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm in the Wardroom.

Battleship Lit Green for the Eagles Opener

The Battleship is joining buildings and structures throughout the Philadelphia area in Lighting Up Philly Green to celebrate the @Eagles home opening on Sunday, Sept. 8. The Battleship will be lit green each night this week! Go Birds!

Battleship’s Fall Tour Hours in Effect, Beginning Sept. 3

The Battleship New Jersey Fall Tour Hours will go into effect on Tuesday, Sept. 3.  The Battleship will be open for Fire Power audio tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm through December 31.  The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving. Thursday, Nov. 28, and Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25. The guided Turret … Continued

Thank You to Dare Commercial Services!

A special thanks to DARE Commercial Service, formerly Dare Living, for trimming the branches along Clinton St., the access road to the Battleship! Bravo zulu! Visit DARE Commercial Services at or call 800-881-1469

Why is There a Pool Aboard the Battleship?

If you wondered why there’s a pool on the Battleship, this video should answer your questions! Come take a dip in the pool when you tour the Battleship New Jersey this Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25. The pool will be open from 10am to 5pm.    

80s Ship Mate Returns to the Battleship

On August 1st, for the third time since disembarking USS New Jersey as a sailor, Craig Mathis came aboard for a visit and sat down for an oral history interview.  Mr. Mathis was a gunners mate on board USS New Jersey from 1988 until decommissioning in 1991 and then was transferred to USS Missouri where … Continued