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.

Oct
10
Sat
Help Our Troops and Get a Free Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – Dec 31 @ 3:00 pm
Help Our Troops and Get a Free Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Bring in an item below and the Military Support Group of NJ, a non-profit organization, will collect the items, put them into care packages and send them to our military personnel overseas.

Plus, we’ll give all donors a coupon for a free tour of the Battleship with the purchase of an adult tour!

Items needed for our troops are:

Almonds (small packages),

Beef Jerky (small packages)

Cashews (small packages)

Chapstick

Coffee,

Tea Bags (very small boxes)

Comics from Sunday Newspapers

Cookies (small packages)

Crackers (small packages)

Crossword or Sudoku Puzzle Books

Flip Flops for the shower (large sizes for men)

Granola or Power Bars

Gum

Hard Candy

Individual drink mixes (dry Gatorade, Kool Aid, Tea/with sugar)

Mixed Nuts

New Magazines

Peanutbutter Cracker packs

Peanuts

Pens & Pencils

Pepperoni stick

Slim Jims

Sunflower Seeds & Nuts Trail Mix

Uno, Yatzee, other small games

White Cotton Socks, boot style /calf size not crew or ankle socks

 

All items should be in the store packaging, not loose.

Items can be dropped off in the containing in the Battleship’s Visitors Center on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of the year  during the hours of 11am to 3pm .

Thank you for your support!

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.

Dec
26
Sat
Virtually or Real-Time Fire the Saluting Gun on Saturday, Dec. 26 @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtually or Real-Time Fire the Saluting Gun on Saturday, Dec. 26 @ Battleship New Jersey

Virtual and Real-Time Saluting Gun Shoots, Saturday, Dec. 26 at 12pm

The Battleship will offer virtual saluting gun shoots at 12pm on Saturday,  Dec. 26.  Guests can make a $50 donation online at https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/product-category/virtual-gun-shoot/  .   We’ll video the shoot to send to you as well as show it on Facebook Live.

The Battleship, which is now open for tours on weekend, will also allow guests touring the ship to pull the trigger live and fire the gun!  Shoot the saluting gun for a $50 donation.

Shoots will begin at 12:00pm and continue until all donated shots are fired.

 

Dec
27
Sun
Final Day of Tours of the Battleship for 2020 @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Final Day of Tours of the Battleship for 2020 @ Battleship New Jersey

The final day to tour our nation’s most decorated battleship in 2020 will be Sunday, Dec. 27.  Tours will be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm through Dec. 27.

The Battleship will be closed for tours from Dec. 28 through January and February.  The Battleship plans to re-open for tours during weekends in March 2021.

The Battleship’s online Ship’s Store will continue to be open for merchandise sales.  The Battleship will still need your support financially through donations and memberships.  For more information and updates on the ship, please visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org.

Jan
15
Fri
Evening Tours: Guns, Speed, and Armor @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Tours: Guns, Speed, and Armor @ Battleship New Jersey

Join our curator for a special guided tour of the ship focusing on the core components of a battleship: guns, engines, and armor.

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 one of the ships 4 engine and boiler rooms that made this the fastest battleship ever built.

Guests will also see the inside of a 16in gun turret and the Mk 1A electro-mechanical analog computer that fired these guns over the ship’s fifty years of service.

 

 

Buy Tickets   Jan. 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Buy Tickets   Jan. 22, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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

Teak eBay Auction
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm
Teak eBay Auction

This 4-plank slab of our original teak decking is approximately 40″ long x 16″ wide with rubberized caulk between the planks. No bolt holes or damage. Would make a beautiful table or inlay in a bar.
This teak was removed from the main deck on the port side of turret 3, the aft 16″/50cal gun, during a major restoration of that area performed in summer of 2020. Judging by the area it was removed from, the method of installation and the coatings on the steel underneath, it is possible that this teak was on board during World War II. It was likely installed in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard either while the ship was originally being built or during a major reactivation in 1968 for service during the Vietnam War. This deck protected the armor plate underneath from damage by the 1-ton shells, which were carted over it when ammunition was loaded and insulated several generations of American fighting men from the South Pacific sun while they ate their meals in the mess decks below.

*Auction Begins 1/15/2021 at 7:00 PM EST*

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164640671663

Jan
22
Fri
Evening Tours: Guns, Speed, and Armor @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Tours: Guns, Speed, and Armor @ Battleship New Jersey

Join our curator for a special guided tour of the ship focusing on the core components of a battleship: guns, engines, and armor.

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 one of the ships 4 engine and boiler rooms that made this the fastest battleship ever built.

Guests will also see the inside of a 16in gun turret and the Mk 1A electro-mechanical analog computer that fired these guns over the ship’s fifty years of service.

 

 

Buy Tickets   Jan. 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Buy Tickets   Jan. 22, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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.

Jun
19
Sat
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship Rescheduled to Sat., June 19, 2021 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship Rescheduled to Sat., June 19, 2021 @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

We will still toast the Battleship and New Jersey Beer…we’ll just do it in June 2021!

The annual New Jersey Beer Festival aboard the Battleship New Jersey has been rescheduled from Nov. 7 to June 19, 2021.  Adults can sample craft beers from breweries throughout the Garden State.  The General Session will run from 1pm to 5pm and tickets are $50 per adult.  The VIP session allows guests admission one hour earlier at 12pm, when they can sample some special brews and meet the breweries. Tickets for the VIP session are $75

Guests attending the Beer Festival will also get a tour of the Battleship, rock to live music and enjoy some great pub food — all aboard the World’s Greatest Battleship.  The NJ Beer Festival will take place rain or shine!

For tickets, visit:  https://newjerseybeer.ticketleap.com/battleship-beer-fest-2020/   Tickets purchased for the Beer Festival on the originally scheduled dates of  June 20 and Nov. 7 will be accepted at the new date of June 19, 2021.

Battleship members can purchase a ticket in advance for just $35 or at the Battleship on June 19 for $45.  Tickets for members can be purchased by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Sponsorships are available.  For more information in becoming a sponsor, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org.

For questions, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

Must be 21 and over with a valid ID to attend the NJ Beef Festival on the Battleship.