Event dining on the Battleship New Jersey

 

The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.

Feb
19
Fri
Curator-led Tour Featuring Iowa Class Battleships in Combat, Fri., Feb. 26 @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Curator-led Tour Featuring Iowa Class Battleships in Combat, Fri., Feb. 26 @ Battleship New Jersey

Join our curator for a special guided tour of the ship focusing on the battle of Truk Lagoon.

On February 16, 1944, at 1547, USS New Jersey opened fire opened fire with her main battery on an enemy ship.
Guests will go through the ship’s 6in armored deck into the citadel that protects the most essential components of the ship. Once inside the citadel, guests will see the inside of a 16in gun turret and the Mk 8 electro-mechanical analog computer that fired these guns over the ship’s fifty years of service. Guests will also take a look into the rarely seen gun director that helped aim these guns.

 

Buy Tickets   Feb. 19, 2021 at 6:00 PM – Rescheduled to Feb. 26, 2021

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Feb
26
Fri
Curator-led Tour Featuring Iowa Class Battleships in Combat, Fri., Feb. 26 @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Curator-led Tour Featuring Iowa Class Battleships in Combat, Fri., Feb. 26 @ Battleship New Jersey

Join our curator for a special guided tour of the ship focusing on the battle of Truk Lagoon.

On February 16, 1944, at 1547, USS New Jersey opened fire opened fire with her main battery on an enemy ship.
Guests will go through the ship’s 6in armored deck into the citadel that protects the most essential components of the ship. Once inside the citadel, guests will see the inside of a 16in gun turret and the Mk 8 electro-mechanical analog computer that fired these guns over the ship’s fifty years of service. Guests will also take a look into the rarely seen gun director that helped aim these guns.

 

Buy Tickets   Feb. 19, 2021 at 6:00 PM – Rescheduled to Feb. 26, 2021

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Mar
12
Fri
Evening Guided Tours: Change Over Time @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Guided Tours: Change Over Time @ Battleship New Jersey

Join our curator for a special guided tour of the ship focusing on the technological changes to the ship over time.

Guests will go see some of the ship’s original Anti-aircraft weaponry as well as the more modern anti-missile technology. From the Combat Information Center where the ship found its targets for the 16in guns to the Combat Engagement Center added in the 1980s for missiles, guests will see what additions were made to the ship over her 50 year history to keep the ship in fighting condition.

Buy Tickets   March 26, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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Mar
26
Fri
Evening Guided Tours: Change Over Time @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Guided Tours: Change Over Time @ Battleship New Jersey

Join our curator for a special guided tour of the ship focusing on the technological changes to the ship over time.

Guests will go see some of the ship’s original Anti-aircraft weaponry as well as the more modern anti-missile technology. From the Combat Information Center where the ship found its targets for the 16in guns to the Combat Engagement Center added in the 1980s for missiles, guests will see what additions were made to the ship over her 50 year history to keep the ship in fighting condition.

Buy Tickets   March 26, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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Jul
22
Thu
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

SOLD OUT

 

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours!

On Thursday, July 22, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult (over the age of 21)

$15 for Battleship Members

 

Jul
29
Thu
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours!

On Thursday, July 29, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult (over the age of 21)

$15 for Battleship Members

 

Aug
11
Wed
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 or

Wednesday August 18,2021

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! On Wednesday, August 11 or 18th, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories. Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly.

Must be over 21 years old.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult

$15 for Battleship Members

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Aug
18
Wed
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 or

Wednesday August 18,2021

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! On Wednesday, August 11 or 18th, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories. Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly.

Must be over 21 years old.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult

$15 for Battleship Members

Get Tickets

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Aug
28
Sat
After Hours: Engineering “Steam to Speed” Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
After Hours: Engineering "Steam to Speed" Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Engineering “Steam to Speed” Guided Tour – Descend into the armored citadel of the ship for a 90-minute, family friendly, guided, walking tour of the most powerful engineering plant ever installed on a battleship. Learn how steam powered engines moved the massive ship at record breaking speeds and see the spaces crew members worked in. This hands-on walking tour is fun for all ages and allows guests to climb down seven stories into a fire room to see the huge boilers, an engine room to see the turbines and throttle wheels, and a one of the ship’s many steering positions. Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly.

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Sep
3
Fri
After Hours: Turret II Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
After Hours: Turret II Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Friday, September 3, 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 turrets. Visitors will get to stand in the armored gun house where the gun captain oversaw reloading procedures, explore the magazines where 1-ton shells and thousands of powder bags were stored, and pull the triggers in the plotting room where primitive but effective computers aimed the guns over the horizon. This fun for all ages experience includes many hands-on elements that let’s guests see and feel what it was like for a World War II crew member to fire the ship’s guns. Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly.

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Sep
10
Fri
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories. Guests will can enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour on the Main Deck Portside area and watch the sun set over Philly!

Must be over 21 years old.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult

$15 for Battleship Members

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Sep
17
Fri
After Hours: Steam to Speed Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
After Hours: Steam to Speed Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Descend into the armored citadel of the ship for a 90-minute, family friendly, guided, walking tour of the most powerful engineering plant ever installed on a battleship. Learn how steam powered engines moved the massive ship at record breaking speeds and see the spaces crew members worked in. This hands-on walking tour is fun for all ages and allows guests to climb down seven stories into a fire room to see the huge boilers, an engine room to see the turbines and throttle wheels, and a one of the ship’s many steering positions.

Get Tickets

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Sep
24
Fri
After Hours: Turret II Guided Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
After Hours: Turret II Guided Tour @ 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 turrets. Visitors will get to stand in the armored gun house where the gun captain oversaw reloading procedures, explore the magazines where 1-ton shells and thousands of powder bags were stored, and pull the triggers in the plotting room where primitive but effective computers aimed the guns over the horizon. This fun for all ages experience includes many hands-on elements that let’s guests see and feel what it was like for a World War II crew member to fire the ship’s guns.

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Oct
8
Fri
Evening Guided Tours: Engine Room @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Guided Tours: Engine Room @ Battleship New Jersey

Friday, October 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Friday, November 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Descend into the armored citadel of the ship for a 90-minute, family friendly, guided, walking tour of the most powerful engineering plant ever installed on a battleship. Learn how steam powered engines moved the massive ship at record breaking speeds and see the spaces crew members worked in. This hands-on walking tour is fun for all ages and allows guests to climb down seven stories into a fire room to see the huge boilers, an engine room to see the turbines and throttle wheels, and a one of the ship’s many steering positions.

Get Tickets

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Oct
13
Wed
Evening Guided Tours: Turret II @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Guided Tours: Turret II @ Battleship New Jersey

Wednesday October 13, 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 turrets. Visitors will get to stand in the armored gun house where the gun captain oversaw reloading procedures, explore the magazines where 1-ton shells and thousands of powder bags were stored, and pull the triggers in the plotting room where primitive but effective computers aimed the guns over the horizon. This fun for all ages experience includes many hands-on elements that let’s guests see and feel what it was like for a World War II crew member to fire the ship’s guns.

Get Tickets

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