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Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 6:00 PM Join a knowledgeable tour guide in a 90-minute, family friendly, walking tour that takes guests through the five stories of one of Battleship New Jersey’s massive 16″ gun … Continued
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Battleship New Jersey
  We invite you to join us aboard the historic Battleship New Jersey, overlooking the Delaware River and the Philadelphia skyline, for a spectacular night of fine cigars, food and drink, cash bar, food trucks, … Continued
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will hold its First Annual Admiral Halsey Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 7, 2021 onboard the historic ship. Event chairs, The Honorable Patricia Egan Jones and Captain Walt … Continued
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
We will be both celebrating the first 20 years of the museum and looking to the future with the group of people who made our museum successful: our volunteer crew. For one day only we … Continued

America’s Most Decorated Battleship

USS New Jersey (BB-62) – United States Navy Battleship

The Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial regularly ranks as one of the best museums in NJ, one of the best things to do in Philadelphia, and serves as an entertaining attraction in New Jersey for families. Not only do you see exhibits of artifacts from the largest battleship’s past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route. Sit in the chair from which Admiral Halsey commanded the biggest battleship and the 5th Fleet. Stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept. Climb into the 16” gun turret and learn how the projectiles were loaded. The New Jersey is one of the most interactive U.S. battleship museums.

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial provides an up-close look at our nation’s military history. Guests of all ages and interests will enjoy their visit to this floating U.S. Navy museum of our nation’s largest battle ships ever built. From World War II to Korea, Vietnam and active duty during the 1980s, this is among the can’t-miss U.S. Navy museum ships open to the public today. A wealth of history along with engaging activities aboard our battleship museum awaits! This is a true crowd-pleaser among attractions in New Jersey for families. If you’re looking for things to do in Camden, NJ or even what to do in New Jersey, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is among the best museums in NJ!


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It costs $10,000 per day to keep the ship afloat on the river. Please make a donation to support the ship at this critical time. You can mail a donation to 62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ 08103. You can also donate with a credit card by calling
(866) 877-6262 Extension 127, or right here on our website.

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Add on a tour of 16-inch gun turret #2 and/or an engine room … for free!  With the purchase of a Fire Power tour of the @battleshipnj  Open for tours everyday from 10am to 4pm in September.
The @battleshipnj was proud to host the Retirement Ceremony Lt. Col. James R. Burchfield USMC.  Thank you, Marine @usmarinecorps , for your service.
Check out corvettes on the pier today! The cars belong to the Liberty Region Corvette Club.  Members of the club are enjoying a guided tour and lunch aboard the @battleshipnj
Get your tickets now for the guided Engine Room tour tonight, Friday, Sept. 17 at 6pm. For tickets, visit our bio for link to our website, or call 866-877-6262 x108.
Tour the @battleshipnj during the morning of Saturday, Sept. 18 and you can check out Corvettes parked on the pier!  The Liberty Region Corvette Club will park their cars on the pier and experience a group tour and lunch aboard our nation's most decorated battleship!
Tickets are still available for the After Hours Engine Room guided tour of the @battleshipnj on Fri., Sept. 17 at 6pm.  See our bio for a link to the Battleship website to buy tickets.
Pull the trigger to fire a salute from the portside saluting gun on Saturday from 12pm to 2pm!  Just a $50 donation to the non-profit museum & memorial.  Want a bigger bang?  For a $500 donation, you can fire the 5-inch gun!  See our bio for a link to our website.
Thanks to all sponsors, players and volunteers who made the 2021 @battleshipnj Golf Tournament the best one ever!  We hope to see you on the course next year!


The Battleship New Jersey, our nation's most decorated battleship, is an 887-foot long, 45,000-ton living window on the most important half-century in U.S. history.

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YOU can directly impact our mission to continue the "Big J's" on-going maintenance, restoration and public education programs by becoming a "Crew Member" of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial.

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When visitors first witness the Battleship New Jersey, they are amazed at its sheer size. Nearly three football fields long and over 11 stories high, the Battleship New Jersey was the longest battleship ever built.

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