Little Kids Can Play Safely in Jason’s Kids Kompartment

Younger kids and toddlers can have a fun and safe space to learn about the ship and play in Jason’s Kids Kompartment, presented by Lockheed Martin.  Kids can safely play captain in the re-created ship’s bow, try on military uniforms, enjoy playing with toys and coloring, shoot some hoops in the mini-basketball net and more! … Continued

Battleship Names Jack Willard Chief Executive Officer

Replaces the Retiring Phil Rowan as Leader of the World’s Greatest Battleship   (CAMDEN, NJ) – The Board of Trustees of the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc. announced that longtime marketing and sales vice-president Jack Willard will replace Philip P. Rowan as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective July … Continued

Korean War Exhibit to Open on June 26

WHEN:          Saturday, June 26   11am   WHAT:          On Saturday, June 26, the Battleship will open a new exhibit on the Korean War in the Exhibits area, along the main tour route of the museum ship.  The new exhibit, “Battleship New Jersey: The Korean War and Beyond,” is a brief overview of the ship’s active career … Continued

Flag Day informational Ceremony at the Battleship, Monday, June 14

FLAG DAY INFORMATIONAL CEREMONY WILL RETIRE AND EXPLAIN THE PROCESS OF RETIRING OLD AND TATTERED US FLAGS AT THE BATTLESHIP   WHEN:          Flag Day, Monday, June 14   12pm   WHAT:          On Flag Day, June 14, the Battleship will host a ceremony to properly retire tattered and old US flags. The Battleship will accept your old … Continued

Chowline Open for Lunch Saturdays and Sundays

Eat lunch where the sailors ate! The Battleship’s Chowline will be open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Enjoy sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, soda, snacks and even cold beer for adults!

Battleship to Host A Tour for Five WWII Veterans

WHEN:          Today, Monday, June 7   12:30pm   WHAT:          The Battleship will be visited by five WWII veterans today for a tour and Q-and-A session in the Officers’ Wardroom.  The veterans are in the area for the WWII Weekend in Reading, PA and were guests of the Phillies for their game yesterday.   WHERE:       Battleship New … Continued

Battleship Father’s Day Packs

Give Dad the Gift of Fire Power! Father’s Day is June 20. The Battleship is offering a Father’s Day Pack of two Fire Power Tour tickets and two USS New Jersey red hats for just $49! To order your Battleship gifts for dad, email or call 866-877-6262 x111

Battleship Open for Tours Until 4pm Throughout the Summer!

Now guests visiting the Battleship will get an extra hour to tour our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship!  The Battleship’s Summer Tour Hours will be opening every day at 11am with the final tour departing at 4pm, which means you can stay aboard the ship to tour until 5:30pm. That’s one more hour to … Continued