Home Schoolers Enjoy a Group Tour of the Battleship

Over 60 members of the Jersey Shore Home School group enjoyed a guided group tour and lunch aboard the Battleship today! The Battleship offers the same school packages, which include discount guided tours, onboard classes and more, to home school groups.  To schedule tour group tour, call 866-877-6262 x144 or email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org.

WWII Artifacts Received from Former Crew Member

The daughter of former World War II crew member Rafael Maza, Laura De La Maza, visited the ship on September 14 and donated many artifacts belonging to her 94 year old father. Those artifacts included an extensive diary of his Navy life, battles witnessed, and other interesting stories. Mr. Maza served on board from 1943-1948 … Continued

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