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.

May
23
Tue
Commissioning Anniversary Ceremony, May 23 @ Battleship New Jersey
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Commissioning Anniversary Ceremony, May 23 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Join World War II and USS New Jersey veteran Charles Owens as he shares his experience aboard the Big J during a ceremony on the forecastle for the 74th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey.
 The public is invited to attend this ceremony, which will take place at 10am on May 23.  There will also be music and cake for all guests.
Sep
25
Mon
Battleship’s Annual Golf Tournament @ Pennsauken Country Club
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Battleship's Annual Golf Tournament @ Pennsauken Country Club | Pennsauken Township | New Jersey | United States

Sink some for the Battleship! Our annual golf tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 at Pennsauken Country Club, Pennsauken, NJ. Cocktails, dinner and great prizes. There will once again be a morning session and  an afternoon session.  Greens fee is a $185 donation per golfer. Partnerships, including hole sponsorships and banners, are available.

For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org.

Oct
11
Wed
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship! All guests will receive a complimentary flashlight to guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales. Complete your tour with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck.

Tours for adults only are $34.95. call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Oct
12
Thu
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship! All guests will receive a complimentary flashlight to guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales. Complete your tour with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck.

Tours for adults only are $34.95. To purchase your ticket, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Feb
1
Thu
Bowling for the Battleship! @ Pinsetter's Bowl
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bowling for the Battleship! @ Pinsetter's Bowl  | Pennsauken Township | New Jersey | United States

Come out and roll some for the Battleship!  We’ll be bowling at Pinsetter’s Bowl in Merchantville, NJ on Feb. 1 from 7pm to 10pm.  Just a $25 donation includes unlimited bowling for the three hours, shoes and a hot dinner.  There’s also a bar there, but you are on your own for drinks!

Tickets are available at the Battleship Ticket office, online, or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 107 or 108.

Oct
20
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in October @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in October @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

May
18
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in May
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – May 19 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in May @ Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

Dec
12
Sat
Reveille Relaxed Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Reveille Relaxed Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will offer a special Reveille relaxed tour, suitable for families with autistic members during the pre-public opening hours of 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, Dec. 12.

 

This quieter museum experience, will also feature additional hands-on programs and a modified tour route will be available to those wishing to avoid the Battleship’s ladders (stairs). A quiet room will be open to any that wish to use it.

 

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

Dec
22
Tue
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

A special day of education for students and their parents aboard the ship.

Registered guests will experience a guided tour of the Battleship and participate in an onboard class.

This month’s class is focusing on the ship’s propulsion system, students will learn how power is generated on board to move the ship and provide electricity to the ship’s machinery.

All guests will be health screened, must wear masks and will be safely distanced along the tour and in the classroom.

 

Buy Tickets Tuesday December 22, 9:00 AM

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

Jan
27
Wed
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, January 27, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. This two-hour session will feature the math behind aiming the battleship’s guns. Students will be challenged to find the angles from their own “gun directors” to a target to figure out the distance from the battleship to the enemy.  The tour will focus on the ship’s main guns and will visit the real gun directors on board. This program is appropriate for all school-aged children.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Feb
24
Wed
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, February 24th, at 9am, guests can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson.  This month’s class will feature the science behind aerodynamics, rockets, and missiles. Students will be challenged to create their own air powered rocket and see if they can hit their target.  This program is appropriate for all school-aged children.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Mar
10
Wed
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey

To take advantage of the nice weather forecasted for later this week, the Battleship will open for Fire Power tours on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, from 11am to 3pm. These special tour days are in addition to the ship being open Saturdays and Sundays in March.

Now there are more days for you to climb inside the massive 16-imch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face mask and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet.

Mar
11
Thu
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey

To take advantage of the nice weather forecasted for later this week, the Battleship will open for Fire Power tours on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, from 11am to 3pm. These special tour days are in addition to the ship being open Saturdays and Sundays in March.

Now there are more days for you to climb inside the massive 16-imch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face mask and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet.

Mar
24
Wed
Student Day, Drones: Build Your Own Robot @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day, Drones: Build Your Own Robot @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, March 24, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. This two-hour session will talk about some of the technology added to the ship over her 50 years of service, including both kinds of drones that the ship worked with. Students will learn the basics of circuitry and then be challenged to create their own small robot capable of traveling on its own.  The tour will focus on the changes made to the ship over the years and will visit the early Anti-aircraft guns as well as the 1980s computers. This program is appropriate for all school-aged children.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Apr
1
Thu
Get a Free Tour with the Purchase of an Adult Tour on Thursday, April 1 @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Get a Free Tour with the Purchase of an Adult Tour on Thursday, April 1 @ Battleship New Jersey

To celebrate opening for public tours every day, on Thursday, April 1, guests can get a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power tour.  The Battleship will be open from 11am to 3pm every day beginning April 1.

The deal is available the day of at the Battleship’s Ticket Office.

Climb inside the massive 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew of the USS New Jersey lived aboard this floating city and more.

Fire Power adult tour tickets are a $24.95  donation and for children under 12, veterans and senior citizens tickets are $19.95.   Preferred parking is available near the Patricia Egan Jones Pier for just a $15 donation and along Clinton St. for a $10 donation.  For parking, use the address of 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ.