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
25
Mon
Memorial Day Facebook Live Ceremony from the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Memorial Day Facebook Live Ceremony from the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will remember our military heroes who gave

the ultimate sacrifice for our nation with a Facebook Live ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday,

May 25 at 10am.

 

The Memorial Day ceremony will feature an overview on the history and significance of Memorial

Day by Battleship Curator, Ryan Szimanski, and a talk on what Memorial Day means by Army

veteran and Director of Accounting for the Battleship, Mike Hayes.  The ceremony will end with

the casting of a memorial wreath onto the Delaware River.

 

Since the Battleship remains closed for tours due to the coronavirus, the ceremony will be shown

on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/BattleshipNJ

 

 

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Jun
21
Sun
Bring Dad Aboard the Battleship for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bring Dad Aboard the Battleship for Father's Day, Sunday, June 21 @ Battleship New Jersey

Bring Dad aboard our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21!

The Battleship New Jersey is offering the Hit the Deck exterior tour.  This tour features the 16-inch gun turret, tomahawk missile launch boxes, Seasprite helicopters, some great views of the Philly skyline and more!  Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, seniors and veterans.  All ticket purchases go to the on-going restoration and maintenance of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org/visit.  Tickets are also available in the Ticket Office in the Visitors Center.

The Battleshop gift shop is also available and offers USS New Jersey hats, t-shirts, long-sleeve shirts and more!  The Battleshop is open every day from 10am to 5pm in the Visitors Center.

Free parking along Clinton Street!

Please note for for public safety, all guests must pass a health screening, wear a face covering at all times and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet — when aboard the ship, in the Visitors Center and on the pier.

 

Jul
2
Thu
Fire Power Tours Are Back! Beginning Thursday, July 2 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fire Power Tours Are Back! Beginning Thursday, July 2 @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship’s signature tour — the Fire Power Tour — is back! The Fire Power self-guided tour will re-open for guests on Thursday, July 2,

Guests can experience the interior spaces of the Battleship again! Track a tomahawk missile in the Combat Engagement Center, look in at the engine rooms along Broadway, check out artifacts in the Exhibit area, climb into a bunk to learn what life was like aboard this floating city, and more! Tours will still include the exterior decks, with highlights like the 16-inch gun turret, the tomahawk missile launch boxes, the Seasprite helicopter and more. The interior of the Battleship is air conditioned and with the nice breezes off the Delaware River when you are outside on the exterior decks, the Battleship is a cool experience!

The Fire Power self-guided tour will be a timed tour to promote distance between guests touring the ship. All guests still must pass a health screening, which includes a contactless thermometer temperature check, in the Visitors Center before purchasing or redeeming their ticket. All guests must wear a face covering and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet — in the Visitors Center and while touring the Battleship. The tour route of the Battleship, along with the Visitors Center, will be continuously cleaned and disinfected by the Battleship’s housekeeping personnel.

Fire Power self-guided tours will be available every day, beginning Thursday, July 2, from 10am with the last tour launching at 4pm.

We recommend purchasing tickets in advance on our website at https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/visit/purchase-tickets/ Tickets can be purchased the day of your tour at the Ticket Office inside the Battleship’s Visitors Center.

As our gift for your patience during the quarantine, free parking is available along Clinton St. (GPS: 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ) and in the Marina Parking lot.

If you have questions, please call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 daily from 10am to 4pm.

Aug
1
Sat
Fire the Battleship’s Saluting Gun on Saturday, August 1 @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fire the Battleship's Saluting Gun on Saturday, August 1 @ Battleship New Jersey

On Saturday, August 1 on the hour from 11am to 3pm, a guest touring the Battleship will win the chance to pull the trigger of the portside saluting gun and render a salute to our great nation!  We’ll announce the winner’s name over our 1MC (PA) system throughout the day. .

Or for a $50 donation, we’ll let you pull the trigger for your own salute whatever time you want on August 1.

The Battleship is open for tours from 10am to 3pm every day.  Free parking along Clinton St.

Tickets can be purchased in advance: TICKETS

or you can purchase at our Ticket Office inside the Visitors Center upon arrival.

Aug
15
Sat
WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Celebrate Victory in WWII with artifacts and re-enactors aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship on Saturday, Aug. 15, 10am to 3pm.

WWII re-enactors and artifacts will be on display in the Officers’ Wardroom, Admiral’s and Captain’s Cabins and in the Crew’s Mess.  All WWII activities are along the Fire Power self-guided tour tour and can be experienced with the purchase of a tour.

Unfortunately,  the Japanese Zero replica plane “attack” has been cancelled.  But the Battleship will still fire her 5-inch gun and Quad 40 guns at 12pm on Saturday.  In fact, a lucky guests touring the Battleship will be randomly chosen the fire the 5-inch gun!  We’ll also fire the saluting gun throughout the day for a $50 donation!

Free parking is available along Clinton St. (for GPS, use the address of 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ)

Celebrate Victory in WWII aboard the Big J!

Sep
14
Mon
Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament at Medford Lakes CC, Monday, Sept. 14 @ Medford Lakes Country Club
Sep 14 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament at Medford Lakes CC, Monday, Sept. 14 @ Medford Lakes Country Club
Sink some for the Battleship!
The annual Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 14 at at beautiful Medford Lakes Country Club on Monday, Sept. 14.
We’ll enjoy an outdoor BBQ lunch at 11:30am, followed by tee off at 12:30pm.  Prize holes, including the chance to win a car — you just need a hole-in-one! — as well as a basket auction and 50/50 raffle will be available!
Register by August 15 and its only a $170 donation per golfer.  After that, the donation will be $185 per person.
Sponsorships, including holes sponsorships for just $150, are available and listed below.
We are always looking for prize donors to help the Battleship and offer your place or service some good exposure to our golfers!  To donate a prize or for more information, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org.
Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament sponsorship opportunities:
Presenting Partner: $10,000
– Name/logo in tournament title
– Link on Battleship’s website
– Name on all advertising for the golf tournament
– Back cover ad on golf tournament program
– Twelve players greens fees, cart and lunch
– Recognition at dinner.
– Recognition on Battleship’s website and social media sites
Admiral’s Partnership:  $5,000
– Name on Battleship’s website
– Full-page ad in golf tournament program
– Name in all golf tournament advertising
– Eight players greens fees, carts, lunch
– Recognition at lunch
Captain’s Partnership: $2,500
– Name on Battleship website
– Name in all golf tournament advertising
– Full-page as in golf tournament program
– Recognition at lunch
– Six players greens fees, cart and lunch
Commander’s Partnership: $1,000
– Name on Battleship website
– Half-page ad in golf tournament program
– Four players greens fees, carts, and lunch
Hospitality Cart:  $1,000
– Company’s or individual’s name on two signs prominently displayed on the cart
– Listing in the golf tournament program
– Four players greens fees, carts, and lunch
Hole Sponsorship: $150
– Company’s or individual’s name on sign at tee box
To register for the Battleship Golf Tournament or to become a sponsor, please email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144
Oct
3
Sat
Battleship to Re-Open with a Bang on Saturday, Oct. 3 @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship to Re-Open with a Bang on Saturday, Oct. 3 @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will re-open with a bang!  The ship will randomly select guests on Saturday, Oct. 3, to pull the trigger and fire the portside saluting gun.  Gun shoots will take place at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.  Guests can also fire the gun any time for a $50 donation on Saturday.

The Battleship will be open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm through the end of the year.  The ship will re-open this Saturday, Oct. 3.

Experience a Fire Power tour of our nation’s most decorated battleship.  Climb inside a 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, walk down Broadway and more!  $24.99 for adults and $19.95 for veterans, seniors and children 12 and under.

Get a free tour with the purchase of an adult tour when you bring an item in to donate to our troops overseas! Items can be dropped off in the Battleship’s Visitors Center.  The Military Support Group of NJ Inc. (MSGNJ), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, will package and ship all items to our troops.  Items needed can be found on the Battleship’s website at

https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/help-our-troops-and-get-a-free-tour-of-the-battleship/ .

 

 

Oct
10
Sat
Help Our Troops and Get a Free Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 10 2020 @ 11:00 am – Jan 3 2021 @ 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!

Oct
22
Thu
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey

Dare to tour the Battleship New Jersey at night? 

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 help guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales.

Guided Moonlight Tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship will launch at 6pm on:

Thurs., Oct. 29th Tickets

Fri., Oct. 30th Tickets

Tickets are $30 per person and only $15 for Battleship members.  Limit 10 tickets per tour group.

  • All guests must pass a health screening that includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.
  • Tours of the Battleship during the day are available Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm.
Oct
23
Fri
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey

Dare to tour the Battleship New Jersey at night? 

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 help guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales.

Guided Moonlight Tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship will launch at 6pm on:

Thurs., Oct. 29th Tickets

Fri., Oct. 30th Tickets

Tickets are $30 per person and only $15 for Battleship members.  Limit 10 tickets per tour group.

  • All guests must pass a health screening that includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.
  • Tours of the Battleship during the day are available Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm.
Oct
29
Thu
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey

Dare to tour the Battleship New Jersey at night? 

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 help guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales.

Guided Moonlight Tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship will launch at 6pm on:

Thurs., Oct. 29th Tickets

Fri., Oct. 30th Tickets

Tickets are $30 per person and only $15 for Battleship members.  Limit 10 tickets per tour group.

  • All guests must pass a health screening that includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.
  • Tours of the Battleship during the day are available Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm.
Oct
30
Fri
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guided Moonlight Tours @ Battleship New Jersey

Dare to tour the Battleship New Jersey at night? 

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 help guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales.

Guided Moonlight Tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship will launch at 6pm on:

Thurs., Oct. 29th Tickets

Fri., Oct. 30th Tickets

Tickets are $30 per person and only $15 for Battleship members.  Limit 10 tickets per tour group.

  • All guests must pass a health screening that includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.
  • Tours of the Battleship during the day are available Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm.
Nov
11
Wed
Veterans Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veterans Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will honor our veterans with a ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 11am on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

The ceremony will begin with a fly over by the New Jersey State Police helicopter and the playing of TAPs on bugle by volunteer Nan LaCorte as part of the Society of the Honor Guard Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) Centennial Committee’s National Salute on Veterans Day at 11am. Battleship veterans and other VIPs will also make remarks during this free ceremony.

The ceremony will be shown on Facebook Live — www.facebook.com/battleshipnj

Veterans Tour for any Donation Amount on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Veterans Tour for any Donation Amount on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 @ Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship thanks all veterans for their service!
As a “Thank You,” the Battleship will open for tours on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 11am to 3pm and will offer tours to veterans for a donation of any amount.
Further the Battleship will honor our veterans with a ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 11am on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The ceremony will begin with a fly over by the New Jersey State Police helicopter and the playing of TAPs on bugle by volunteer Nan LaCorte as part of the Society of the Honor Guard Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) Centennial Committee’s National Salute on Veterans Day at 11am. The ceremony will be shown on Facebook Live — www.facebook.com/battleshipnj
In addition to Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Battleship is open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as Black Friday, Nov. 27, from 11am to 3pm.
Nov
20
Fri
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

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

On Friday, Nov. 20, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult (over the age of 21)

$15 for Battleship Members

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