Battleship to Open Steam to Speed Engineering Tour to the Public

First Guided Tour to Launch Saturday, April 20 at 1pm

DATE: Saturday, April 20, 2019

TIME: 1:00pm

PLACE: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
100 Clinton St.
Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103

DETAILS: For the first time, guests can experience this 90-minute guided tour of the Battleship’s engine room. Battleship guides will show guests where the ship’s engineers controlled the boilers, propulsion shafts, damage control central and more. Learn how the Battleship achieved up to 33 knots, or 38 mph.

“After years of work and hundreds of requests, we are finally opening our Steam to Speed Engineering tour.
Thanks to hundreds of hours of work by our dedicated staff and volunteers,” proclaimed Ryan Szimanski,
Curator of the Battleship New Jersey.

This interactive tour will launch at 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays beginning Saturday, April 20. The price is
$29.95 for adults and $25.95 for children age 6 – 11, veterans and seniors. The Battleship recommends
purchasing tickets in advance online at or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

PHOTO OPP: Guests Touring the Engineering Spaces on the Battleship

Berthed on the Camden Waterfront across the Delaware River from Center City Philadelphia, the Battleship
New Jersey Museum and Memorial, a non-profit historic ship museum, offers overnights for scouts, youth groups
and families, special group and student tours and event rentals with a full catering menu. Donate Dollars for the
Deck! The Battleship has begun replacing much of the worn and rotted teak decking. But we need your help!
Consider a donation of help repair the deck. For more information, visit or call
866-877-6262 ext. 127. For more information on the Battleship’s many programs, visit or call 866-877- 6262 x. 144.

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