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The Battleship will be closed for tours and all activities on Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25.
The Battleship will open for tours Thursday, Dec. 26 through Tuesday, Dec. 31. The ship will open at 9:30am. The last tour of the day will launch at 3pm and you’ll have until 5pm to explore the World’s Greatest Battleship. The Battleship will be closed for tours on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1.
Bunks are still available for the First Night of 2020 Overnight aboard the Battleship. Enjoy dinner and breakfast served at the Chowline, experience a guided tour of the ship, take a chance to fire the Saluting Gun and sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did! Plus at midnight, experience the amazing view of the New Year’s fireworks over the Delaware River! The price for this special overnight is $79 per person. To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 x203.
The Battleship will open her decks for guests to watch both the 6pm and Midnight New Year’s Eve fireworks shows. We’ll have music, food concessions, bar service and an amazing view of both fireworks shows. Just a $10 donation per person per show gets you aboard! .
Have a safe and happy Holiday Season!
Tickets will be available at the Battleship Ticket Office for both the 6pm and Midnight New Year’s Eve fireworks shows at the Battleship! .
We’ll have music, food concessions and bar service. We will open her decks two hours before each show – 4:00 pm for the 6:00 pm fireworks show and 10:00 pm for the midnight show.
Come aboard for just a $10 donation per person.
All proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.
Fire the 5-inch gun at the conclusion of the 6:00 pm and Midnight Fireworks! We’ll offer chances for guests to pull the trigger and fire this historic gun on New Year’s Eve!
To purchase tickets, click the links below:
Also available at the Battleship’s Ticket Office, open prior to both the 6:00 pm and Midnight shows on New Year’s Eve.
Parking is available in Lot #1, across from the BB&T Pavilion. The price is $10 per vehicle.
Unless there are dangerous weather conditions, the fireworks will go forward, even if it’s raining. The Battleship will have the Officers’ Wardroom and the Exhibit interior spaces on the main deck open for guests prior to the start of the fireworks.
There are no chairs and lawn chairs are not permitted to be brought aboard the Battleship. No alcohol is permitted to be brought aboard the Battleship.
Both New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront shows are free to Battleship Members.
The Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on New Year’s Day, January 1. The ship will be re-open for tours on Thursday, January 2 and will be open every day for tours at 9:30am with the last tour of the day departing at 3pm. Guests onboard by 3pm can tour the ship until 5pm.
The Battleship crew wishes you a Happy New Year!
What’s new on The World’s Greatest Battleship? Join us for our first Members Night of 2020! We will be debuting our new tour routes, with a few new spaces open to guests. Did you know that the Battleship is one of THREE ships named USS New Jersey? Get the first look at our latest exhibit focusing on all three New Jersey ships. Try your hand at some of our new Building History programs including examining how electricity works and learn to solder. Hear from our staff about what’s coming next and get a sneak preview of what else is to come this year. We’ll have food concessions and bar service.
Friday, January 3, the Battleship will open from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Free for members, but please RSVP before 5:00 pm on January 2. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/members-night-3-new-jerseys-tickets-85535834985 or call (856) 966-1652 ext. 127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Not a member yet? Join today by calling (856) 966-1652 ext. 127.
The Battleship newest guided tour – the Engineering Steam to Speed Tour — will launch at 11am every Saturday and Sunday, beginning Saturday, Jan. 4. The Turret II guided tour will launch Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm.
The interactive Engineering tour brings guests through Broadway, into the Boiler Room and through a Fire Room Along the way, you;ll “work” as the crew did to turn steam into speed!
The Turret II tour takes guests five decks to the bottom of the 16-inch gun turret. Along the way, you’ll hoist projectiles, load powder bags, plot a firing solution and pull the trigger to simulate the firing of this massive gun!
Tickets for each tour is $29.95. Want to do both tours on the same day? Get the Engineering Tour for $29.95 and the Turret II for half-price at $15.99 per person! Tickets are available online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.