Battleship Hosts Dog Training

The Battleship  hosted dogs and trainers from Penn Vet Dog Training on Wednesday, Jan. 18.  The crew brought six pups, who are in the process of being trained as rescue dogs and law enforcement dogs, aboard the Battleship and had them track scents and even a live person throughout the main deck of the Battleship.  … Continued

Free Class on the USS Mason

School classes that schedule a guided tour of the Battleship in January or February can get a free onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and a historic example of integration by the Navy. To reserve your group tour and class, call 866-877-6262 x144 or email

Get a Fly Flown Over the Battleship

“Hoist the Jack” has flown a US flag flown over the Battleship  over CV-41 USS Midway, AM-240 USS Hazard, BB-61 USS Iowa, and BB-63 USS Missouri. Did you know you can own your own flag flown over the Battleship?  Flags flown over the Battleship, which come with a certificate of authenticity, are a %62 donation.  … Continued

Battleship Open for Guided Tours Everyday in January and February

Although the Battleship New Jersey is currently closed for walk-up, self-guided tours during weekdays, the World’s Greatest Battleship is offering scheduled guided tours at noon Monday through Friday in January and February.  However, these tours must be purchased in advance online at . The Battleship’s Curatorial Staff will lead the 12pm guided tours on … Continued

Fireworks Still on for Tonight, Dec. 31

As of 2:30pm today,  Dec. 31, the 6pm and midnight fireworks shows to celebrate the New Year are still a go! Should this change, we will update the Battleship’s website and social media sites.

Tour our Nation’s Most Decorated Battleship!

It’s a beautiful day to tour our nation’s most decorated battleship. The Battleship New Jersey is open for tours today, Friday, Dec. 30 — and each day through Monday, Jan. 2 — from 10am to 4pm. Climb inside the 16-inch gun turret, see how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

Battleship Open for Tours on January 1 and 2

The Battleship will be open for tours on New Year’s Day, January 1, and Monday, January 2, from 10am to 4pm. The ship will then open on Saturdays, Sundays and Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16, from 10am to 4pm throughout the month of January. The Battleship can offer guided tours on weekdays at … Continued