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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
9
Sun
Veteran’s Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Veteran's Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Veterans can meet representatives from animal shelters throughout the Delaware Valley on the fantail of the Battleship to explore and even adopt a pet that day.  We’ll have dogs, cats and other pets for vets to meet and learn about adopting a pet.   Admission to the fantail is free to veterans.

Guests touring the Battleship that day are welcome to enter the fantail and meet the pets and animal shelter personnel.

Jun
14
Fri
Flag Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Flag Day @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship is working with the American Legion to collect tattered and torn US Flags on Flag Day, Friday, June 14. Bring your old flag to the Battleship and we’ll bring them to the American Legion to dispose of the flag properly.

Further, all guests who tour the Battleship on Flag Day will get a free mini US flag.

The Battleship can even fly a flag above the ship for you. For a $62 donation, the Battleship will supply a flag, fly it over the ship on Flag Day, and send it to you along with a Certificate of Authenticity. For more information on having a flag flown, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144.

Jun
15
Sat
80’s Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
80's Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

To celebrate the return of crewmembers from the USS New Jersey, the Battleship’s going back to the 80’s on Saturday, June 15.

We’ll have a video games from the 1980s for kids of all ages to play. Guests who buy a tour ticket for the Battleship can play the games during the day.

We’ll also be displaying 1980’s military artifacts in the Officers Wardroom. The artifacts can be checked out with any tour of the Battleship.

We’ll even have the ship’s PA system playing tunes from the 1980s!

Come back to the 80’s aboard the Battleship on Saturday, June 15!

Jun
29
Sat
Battleship Blast @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Battleship Blast @ Battleship New Jersey

We’re taking the Battleship Blast to Australia this year! We’ll put a shrimp on the barbie for you, cook you a delicious steak and give you an an ice cold Foster’s! We’ll also have a full open bar, entertainment, and, of course, the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River!

The Battleship Blast fundraiser dinner, supported by the Apex Group — www.apexitgroup.com — will take place on the fantail on Saturday, June 29 from 7pm to 10pm. This is not only a fun time, but it’s a vital fundraiser for the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

Tickets are a $175 donation. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email events@battleshipnewjersey.org.

Battleship Blast is Heading to Australia This Year! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Battleship Blast is Heading to Australia This Year! @ Battleship New Jersey

We’re taking the Battleship Blast to Australia this year! We’ll put a shrimp on the barbie for you, cook you a delicious steak and give you an an ice cold Foster’s! We’ll also have a full open bar, entertainment, and, of course, the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River!

The Battleship Blast fundraiser dinner will take place on the fantail on Saturday, June 29 from 7pm to 10pm. This is not only a fun time, but it’s a vital fundraiser for the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

Tickets are a $175 donation. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email events@battleshipnewjersey.org.

June 29th Fireworks Show @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Independence Celebration Fireworks

Watch the Independence fireworks shows from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!  We’ll also have live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions, a cash bar for adults and the chance for someone to fire the saluting gun at the conclusion of the fireworks!  Tickets are only a $10 donation per person and proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  The Battleship will open her decks at 7 PM.  The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30 PM.  Get Tickets online below or by calling 856-966-1652 x 108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office before the show.  Please note: This is a standing-only event.  Chairs will not be set up and no chairs are permitted to be brought aboard for the fireworks show.  Guests can bring blankets to sit on the deck.

 

Buy June 29 Tickets

Jul
4
Thu
Naturalization Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Naturalization Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Over 40 candidates will be sworn in as new citizens of the United States during a ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 10am on Wednesday, July 4.

Con. Donald Norcross (D-NJ 1st District) and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will offer remarks, while U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during this special ceremony aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship on Independence Day.

Past citizenship candidates originated from countries from throughout the globe, including Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Italy, Jamaica, Liberia, Mexico, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal,Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

The ceremony is free to attend.

July 4th Fireworks Show @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Independence Celebration Fireworks

Watch the Independence fireworks shows from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!  We’ll also have live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions, a cash bar for adults and the chance for someone to fire the saluting gun at the conclusion of the fireworks!  Tickets are only a $10 donation per person and proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  The Battleship will open her decks at 7 PM.  The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30 PM.  Get Tickets online below or by calling 856-966-1652 x 108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office before the show.  Please note: This is a standing-only event.  Chairs will not be set up and no chairs are permitted to be brought aboard for the fireworks show.  Guests can bring blankets to sit on the deck.

 

Buy July 4 Tickets

Jul
6
Sat
Arrr…the Pirates are Invading the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Arrr...the Pirates are Invading the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey

Arrr…the pirates are invading the Battleship, Saturday, July 6.

Meet pirates throughout the Battleship, check out pirate artifacts, experience a cannon firing, live music, demos and more.

Guests who dress like a pirate for their tour will get a 20% discount on their tour of the Battleship on July 6!

Pirate activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship!

Jul
13
Sat
Reveille Tour for Families with Autistic Members @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

The Battleship will offer a special Reveille relaxed tour, suitable for families with autistic members during the pre-public opening hours of 8:30am to 10:00am on Saturday, July 13.

This quieter museum experience, will also feature additional hands-on programs and a modified tour route will be available to those wishing to avoid the Battleship’s ladders (stairs). A quiet room will be open to any that wish to use it.

Tickets will be available at the Battleship Ticket Office from 8:30am to 10:00am on July 13.

* Guests should be advised that there is a Caribbean Festival at Wiggins Park, just north of the Battleship. The event is not until later on Saturday, but they may be setting up in the morning. Also, due to the festival, all parking for the Battleship will be along Clinton St.

Jul
18
Thu
Battleship & Independence Seaport Museum’s Deck to Deck Tours @ Independence Seaport Museum/Battleship New Jersey
Jul 18 @ 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-62275123571

Twilight Adult Tour, July 18 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour, July 18 @ Battleship New Jersey

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

On Thursday, July 18, 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 “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

Get tickets here or call 866-877-6262 x107 or x108