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.

Nov
22
Tue
Toys for Tots @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm
Toys for Tots @ Battleship New Jersey

Help kids in our community this Holiday Season!

Bring in a new toy or game for the US Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program, and we’ll give you 20% off a tour of the Battleship New Jersey.

We’ll collect toys in the Visitors Center through Sunday, Dec. 18.

Thanks for helping our community!

Dec
10
Sat
Army v. Navy Watch Party on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Army v. Navy Watch Party on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Veteran Alumni of Rutgers University is inviting all veterans and patriots to a Army Navy Football Game Watch Party on the Battleship New Jersey.  Join us on the Battleship for a great time on December 10th starting at 2 pm.

Then watch the game, which will be shown on the Battleship’s fantail (tented heated rear deck) .  Snacks will be available for purchase and bar service will be available.

A $10 donation gets you into the fantail to watch the game.   For a $20 donation you can add on a a self-guided tour of the Battleship prior to kick-off at 3:30pm.

 

Dec
14
Wed
Holiday Model Railroad Display @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm
Holiday Model Railroad Display @ Battleship New Jersey

Holiday Model Railroad Display is coming back to the Battleship!

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 14, experience a model railroad village in the Officers’ Wardroom.  This display, courtesy of the South Jersey Garden Railway Society (SJGRS), will be free to experience with a tour of the Battleship.

Dec
16
Fri
Battleship Cigars Launch Party @ Lit Cigar Lounge
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Battleship Cigars Launch Party @ Lit Cigar Lounge

Battleship Cigars are coming back — this time better and tastier than ever!  The new cigars, produced by Cubanacan, will soon be available at the Battleship’s Cafe Store, on the Battleship website and at Lit Cigar Lounge in Swedesboro, NJ.   A portion of every cigar sold will be donated to help the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

To kick off the return of Battleship Cigars, we’re having a free launch party at Lit Cigar Lounge on Friday, Dec. 16 at 6pm.  Be the first to purchase Battleship Cigars.  Plus we’ll have samples of Battleship Rum,  other Cubanacan cigars, cigar rollers, some food appetizers and other giveaways.  All for free!

Let’s light one up for the Battleship!  See you on Friday, Dec. 16 at Lit Cigar Lounge!

Dec
17
Sat
Breakfast with Santa on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Breakfast with Santa on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy breakfast served from the Battleship’s Chowline, take a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship, win prizes and meet Santa Claus! The annual Breakfast with Santa aboard the Battleship, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 17  from 9am to 11am.

Guests will enjoy a hot breakfast served from the Chowline, the same way it was served to sailors of the USS New Jersey.

We’ll also have some fun activities for kids and all guests can enter to win some great prizes. Guests will also meet Santa and have their photo taken with him aboard the Big J! At the end of the breakfast, all guests can experience a Fire Power tour of the Battleship!

Tickets are $24 for children 12 and under and $28 for adults. Active military families will pay just $15 per person. Battleship members get a 20% discount.

For tickets, click here: http://tiny.cc/BreakfastwSanta

63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=7c04c6b3-c388-488f-8cdc-3b4edefdca54 

Dec
23
Fri
CANCELLED: Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CANCELLED:  Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Due to forecasted bad weather for Friday, Dec. 23, the Battleship has cancelled the Twilight Tour scheduled for 6pm.

Tickets are available for the Twilight Adult Tour scheduled for Jan. 20 at 6pm.

 

TWILIGHT ADULT TOUR

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This tour, led by the Battleship’s Curatorial team, will show off Sailor Art and allow guests to experience a range of stories, including the Playboy Bunny’s visit to the USS New Jersey. Guests can enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour on the Main Deck!

  • Members: Register then sign-in above and you will see your discount in the cart at checkout.
  • YOU MUST BE OVER 21 YEARS OLD

Admission is $40

$20 for Battleship NJ Members

For tickets, click:

https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/page.aspx?pid=196&tab=2&txobjid=3f0b784e-2f26-4f78-8acb-04e61f8a7d15

 

Dec
31
Sat
New Year’s Eve 6PM Fireworks, Presented by Comcast Military @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
New Year's Eve 6PM Fireworks, Presented by Comcast Military @ Battleship New Jersey

New Year’s Eve 6pm Fireworks, presented by Comcast Military

TICKETS $10

Watch fireworks over the Delaware River from the historic deck of the Battleship New Jersey! Enjoy music, food concessions, a cash bar for adults, and have the chance to fire a Gun Salute. Proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Tickets are a $10 donation for the general session for both the 6pm and Midnight fireworks shows.  The Battleship will open her decks two hours prior to each show.

  • $10.00 Parking
  • NO chairs, food, or alcohol can be brought aboard
  • Tours are not part of the fireworks shows
  • Members: Register or sign-in above to receive your free tickets.

 

New Year’s Midnight Fireworks, Presented by Comcast Military
Dec 31 @ 10:00 pm – 12:30 am
New Year's Midnight Fireworks, Presented by Comcast Military

New Year’s Eve Fireworks, presented by Comcast Military

TICKETS $10

Watch fireworks over the Delaware River from the historic deck of the Battleship New Jersey! Enjoy music, food concessions, a cash bar for adults, and have the chance to fire a Gun Salute. Proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Tickets are a $10 donation for the general session for both the 6pm and Midnight fireworks shows.  The Battleship will open her decks two hours prior to each show.

  • $10.00 Parking
  • NO chairs, food, or alcohol can be brought aboard
  • Tours are not part of the fireworks shows
  • Members: Register or sign-in above to receive your free tickets.

 

SOLD OUT: Admiral’s VIP New Year’s Fireworks Experience, Presented by Comcast Military @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 31 2022 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2023 @ 12:30 am
SOLD OUT:  Admiral's VIP New Year's Fireworks Experience, Presented by Comcast Military @ Battleship New Jersey
The Admiral’s VIP Midnight New Year’s Fireworks Show has sold out.  Thanks to everyone who purchased a tickets for this event.  We’ll see you aboard the Battleship on Dec. 31 at 10pm!
The Battleship’s Admiral’s VIP Midnight New Year’s Fireworks show, presented by Comcast Military, includes appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks in the heated Admiral’s and Captain’s Cabins. Before the fireworks begin, we’ll bring you out to the Admiral’s and Captain’s decks to watch the fireworks!
The Battleship will open the Cabins at 10pm; fireworks will begin over the Delaware River as precisely 12am on New Year’s
It’s a  $100 donation per person for this special package, which includes free parking along Clinton St.
Jan
13
Fri
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

TWILIGHT ADULT TOUR

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This tour, led by the Battleship’s Curatorial team, will show off Sailor Art and allow guests to experience a range of stories, including the Playboy Bunny’s visit to the USS New Jersey. Guests can enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour on the Main Deck!

  • Members: Register then sign-in above and you will see your discount in the cart at checkout.
  • YOU MUST BE OVER 21 YEARS OLD

Admission is $40

$20 for Battleship NJ Members

For tickets, call 866-877-6262 x108 or click:       https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/visit/purchase-tickets/

 

Jan
14
Sat
Student Day:  Guns, Engines, and Armor @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Student Day:  Guns, Engines, and Armor @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day:  Guns, Engines, and Armor

A special day of education for students and their parents aboard the ship. Students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. Join battleship educators on a tour into the ship’s armored citadel and see one of the ship’s engine rooms and gun turrets while learning about the key components of a battleship.  This program culminates in the chance to design tour own battleship using math! Admission to this program includes admission to the battleships Model Con event on board to see different ship models built and then brought to the ship for this special event. Student Day is a monthly program designed for school-aged children and their adults to learn the science and engineering behind the ship. Every month has a unique tour and hands-on class.

For tickets, call 866-877-6262 x108

Jan
16
Mon
Free Class on USS Mason for School Groups Through February @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 9:45 am
Free Class on USS Mason for School Groups Through February @ Battleship New Jersey

Free Class on 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 groups@battleshipnewjersey.org

Open for Tours on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 16 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open for Tours on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 16 @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will be open for self-guided, walk-up tours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16 from 10am to 4pm.

Climb inside the massive 16-inch gun turret, experience this floating city at sea, earn how captains and  crew lived aboard the ship and more.

The Battleship will also offer a guided tour at 12pm.  Purchase your ticket online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org/purchase

 

 

Jan
20
Fri
EVENING TURRET II TOUR @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
EVENING TURRET II TOUR @ Battleship New Jersey

EVENING TURRET II TOUR

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.

$30 donation per person.

Members: Register or sign-in above to receive your discounts.

Click below to purchase online:

Turret II Tour

Or call 866-877-6262 x108

Jan
27
Fri
Engine Room Evening Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Engine Room Evening Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

EVENING ENGINE ROOM 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.

$30 donation per adults.

Members: Register or sign-in above to receive your discounts.

For tickets, call 866-877-6262 x108.