Volunteer Bill O’Neill Named Volunteer of the Year

The Battleship New Jersey presented Bill O’Neill with the Jason W. Hall Award to the Volunteer of the Year on Saturday, August 22. Bill, a former Marine, who lives in Gloucester City, NJ, has been volunteering at the Battleship at least two days a week since December 2004.  “I took a tour of the ship. … Continued

Open For Tours Through Labor Day Then Will Temporarily Close

Battleship New Jersey Will Be Available For Tours Through Labor Day, And Then Will Temporarily Close U.S.S. New Jersey battles yet another enemy, COVID-19 (Camden, NJ) — Today, the Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial regretfully announces that the historic Naval ship moored on the Camden Waterfront will be available … Continued

Experience a Free Tour of 16-inch Gun Turret #2

The Battleship New Jersey will add another free extension to the current Fire Power self-guided tour.  Beginning Sunday, August 16, guests can now add on a complimentary 20-minute guided tour of 16-inch Gun Turret II. The free extended tour will begin in the crew’s mess, which is near the end of the current Fire Power … Continued

USS New Jersey Zippo Lighters

The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s featured items from the Ship’s Store are our reproduction Zippo lighters. The USS New Jersey “Firepower for Freedom” Zippo Lighter is a copy of one that was sold in the Ship’s Store during the Battleship … Continued

Battleship Celebrates WWII Victory Day on Saturday, August 15

PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial on Saturday, August 15 will not only experience how life was like aboard our nation’s most decorated and largest Battleship, but they will also experience World War II artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom, Admiral’s and … Continued

Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4

  TIME:            Tuesday, August 4, 2020   DETAILS:       Due to the declared state of emergency, the Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on Tuesday, August 4. The ship plans to re-open for tours on Thursday, August 5 from 10am to 3pm. Please stay inside and be safe during the storm.

Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4

Due to the declared state of emergency, the Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on Tuesday, August 4. The Battleship hopes to re-open for tours on Wednesday, August 5. The Battleship wishes everyone to stay inside and stay safe during the storm.