Battleship Open for Tours on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21

The Battleship New Jersey will be open for tours on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, from 9:30am to 3pm. Check out the 16-inch gun turrets, the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

The Battleship is also open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30am to 3pm throughout Jsanuary. The Battleship is open Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 18, from 9:30am to 3pm in February. The ship opens every day for tours beginning March 1.

Student groups who schedule a group tour of the Battleship in January and February can add an onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and an example of desegregation in the US Navy. The class is 20 – 30 minutes long. Group tours, which are just $10 per person, must be scheduled in January or February for the free class. To schedule a group tour of the Battleship, email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144.