May
16
Thu
Battleship & Independence Seaport Museum’s Deck to Deck Tours @ Independence Seaport Museum/Battleship New Jersey
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Battleship & Independence Seaport Museum's Deck to Deck Tours @ Independence Seaport Museum/Battleship New Jersey

Climb aboard with Independence Seaport Museum and Battleship New Jersey for Deck-to-Deck: Ship Tours. Offered quarterly, the tour will explore National Historic Landmark ships Cruiser Olympia, Submarine Becuna, and Battleship New Jersey after hours. Guides will dive into the Navy through the ages, and how engineering, gunnery, and crew life changed (or didn’t change) over time. Visitors will have the exclusive chance to experience parts of all three ships that are rarely accessible to the general public.

Must be at least 13 years old to participate.

Sample Tour Schedule:

6:00-7:30PM: Tour of National Historic Landmark ships Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna

7:30-8:00PM: Group is transported to Camden

8:00-9:30PM: Tour of Battleship New Jersey

Pricing (includes tours and transportation):

Non-Members: $50

Members: $40

For tickets, visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deck-to-deck-ship-tours-tickets-60818858844.

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.

May
23
Thu
76th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey @ Battleship New Jersey
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
76th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will celebrate the 76th anniversary of her commissioning into the US Navy with a ceremony on Thursday, May 23 at 10am on the forecastle (forward deck). Special speakers, live patriotic music, and even cake!

The ceremony is free for all to attend.

May
30
Thu
Twilight Adult Tour, Thursday, May 30 @ Battleship New Jersey
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour, Thursday, May 30 @ Battleship New Jersey

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

On Thursday, May 30, at 6pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more “adult-oriented” sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories. Included in this tour is a cold beer or glass of wine – or soft drink – on the Main Deck Portside as we enjoy the skyline of Philadelphia at night!

$34.95 Donation per adult (over the age of 21)
$17.50 for Battleship Members

For tickets, call 866-877-6262 x107 or x108

Jun
1
Sat
Museum Ships Weekend @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Museum Ships Weekend @ Battleship New Jersey

Visitors touring the ship are invited to stop by the ship’s communication room throughout the day on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, and listen in as the Battleship’s Radio Club talks with over 100 museum ships throughout the world via our amateur radio. This popular annual event, which is free to experience when you tour the Battleship, is hosted by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station.

For more information, visit https://www.qsl.net/w/wa2tvs//museum/

Jun
2
Sun
Museum Ships Weekend @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Museum Ships Weekend @ Battleship New Jersey

Visitors touring the ship are invited to stop by the ship’s communication room throughout the day on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, and listen in as the Battleship’s Radio Club talks with over 100 museum ships throughout the world via our amateur radio. This popular annual event, which is free to experience when you tour the Battleship, is hosted by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station.

For more information, visit https://www.qsl.net/w/wa2tvs//museum/

Jun
22
Sat
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Cheers to New Jersey Beer!

The Battleship will host the annual New Jersey Beer Festival on Saturday, June 22.  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.

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.

Tickets are available at