Jun
10
Sun
Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race for the Battleship @ Wiggins Park Marina
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race for the Battleship @ Wiggins Park Marina

Guests can sponsor the Battleship’s rubber duck, Captain Quack, and then cheer for him in a race with other Captain Quacks in the Wiggins Marina on Sunday, June 10 at noon.  The winning duck will win you four tickets to the Battleship Blast Luau Dinner on June 30. Second place gets a family overnight on the Battleship on New Year’s Eve.  Third place gets a family pack of tickets to watch the July 4th fireworks from the Battleship!  All guests who sponsor a Captain Quack Rubber Duck will also get two tickets per duck to watch fireworks over the Delaware River on Saturday, June 30!

Sponsorships, which range from $10 to sponsor a Captain Quack rubber duck, to $15 for sponsor and keep Captain Quack but you have to come to the Marina for the race on June 10, to $20 to keep Captain Quack and you do not have to attend the race — we’ll send the Captain Quack to you!

You can sponsor a Captain Quack in the Battleship’s Gift Shop or call the Gift Shop at 866-877-6262 ext. 205.

Jun
14
Thu
Flag Day Aboard the Big J! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Flag Day Aboard the Big J! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship is working with the American Legion to collect tattered and torn US Flags on Flag Day, Thursday, June 14. Bring your old flag to the Battleship and members of the American Legion will collect and dispose of the flag properly. The Legion will collect flags from 10am to 1pm.

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

The Battleship will also fly the “Holiday Flag” on her main mast.

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
30
Sat
Go Hawaiian at the Battleship Blast Luau! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Go Hawaiian at the Battleship Blast Luau! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Aloha! Break out your Battleship Hawaiian shirts! We’re having a luau, complete with South Pacific Fire Dancers, Hawaiian music, and a great Hawaiian-themed meal as we celebrate the annual Battleship Blast “Luau” on the ship, Saturday, June 30.

In addition to the Island life, you’ll also experience an amazing view of the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk!

We’ll also auction off a the chance to pull the trigger to fire the 5-inch gun at the conclusion of fireworks, as well as have another auction for a Tiki statue!

Tickets to the Blast must be purchased in advance. Parking for the Blast will be along Clinton St., the access road to the Battleship. For GPS, use the address of 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ 08103.

Blast tickets are a $175 donation per person. Sponsorships are available! To sponsor the event, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

All proceeds go to the on-going preservation and maintenance of the Battleship New Jersey, a non-profit museum and memorial.

Watch Fireworks on June 30 from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Watch Fireworks on June 30 from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Watch the fireworks show, presented by Philadelphia Welcomes America, over the Delaware River from the deck of the Battleship!  We’ll also have live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions and a cash bar for adults.

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 7pm.  The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30pm.

Parking for fireworks will be available in the Camden Waterfront Parking Garage.

Tickets Available Here or by calling 856-966-1652 x108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office, open every day from 9:30am to 5pm, as well as before the fireworks show.

Jul
4
Wed
Teach Fleet LEGO Ships to Dock at the Battleship on July 4 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Teach Fleet LEGO Ships to Dock at the Battleship on July 4 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Teach Fleet LEGO fleet will dock in the Officers’ Wardroom aboard the Battleship on July 4 from 9:30am to 5pm. The exhibit will feature the LEGO replica of the Pilot Boat New Jersey. Guests will also see other LEGO ship creations and kids can build their own ship from LEGOS.

The exhibit is free to experience for guests who purchase a tour of the Battleship on July 4th.

Naturalization Ceremony on July 4th @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Naturalization Ceremony on July 4th @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Forty new citizens will be welcomed to our country during a Naturalization Ceremony on the forecastle of the Battleship at 10am on Wednesday, July 4. Guests are welcome to attend the ceremony for free.

Tour our nation’s most decorated Battleship on July 4th. Fire Power tours will run throughout the day from 9:30am to 5pm, and a Turret II guided tour will launch at 11am.

All guests who take a tour of the Battleship can check our the Teach Fleet LEGO ship display, featuring the new replica of the Pilot Boat New Jersey, in the Officers’ Wardroom.

The Battleship will also open the forecastle (forward deck) for guests to watch the 4th of July fireworks! Just a $10 donation gets you aboard. We’ll have live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions, a cash bar and the chance for someone to fire the saluting gun at the conclusion of the fireworks show. The ship will open at 7pm for the fireworks on July 4.

Watch the July 4th Fireworks Aboard the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Watch the July 4th Fireworks Aboard the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Watch the Independence Day fireworks show, presented by Camden County, from the deck of the Battleship!  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 tonight!

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 7pm.  The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30pm.

Get Tickets Here or by calling 856-966-1652 x108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office before the fireworks 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.

Jul
14
Sat
Pirates Invasion of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pirates Invasion of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Arrrrr…there will be marauders and buccaneers aboard the Battleship on Saturday, July 14 from 10am to 4pm.  Meet pirates, check out pirate artifacts and displays, and even purchase some pirate merchandise!  

All free to experience when you purchase a Firepower Tour of the Battleship!

Further, any little buccaneers who come dressed as a pirate — even if it’s an eye patch or pirate hat — will get 20% off the price of a tour of the Big J! Offer good Saturday, July 14 only.

Jul
22
Sun
Adventures by Disney Trip to Vietnam to Support the Battleship
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 11:00 pm
Adventures by Disney Trip to Vietnam to Support the Battleship @ Hanoi | Hanoi | Vietnam

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial has joined forces with Adventure by Disney to offer a unique trip to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. A percentage of every trip reserved will be donated to the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.

During this 12 days, 11 nights trip, from July 22, 2018 through August 2, 2018, you’ll discover the beauty and magic of Southeast Asia through the splendor of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.  Filled with history and tradition, these countries offer their own natural beauty, artistic elegance and philosophies of living that permeate everything from their martial arts and religious practices to their regional cuisine.

Adventures by Disney does not merely show you the majesty and beauty of these countries, but their trained Adventure Guides will emerge you in the regional culture and lifestyle.

Study with a Tai Chi Master and Visit Hanoi

Practice the “mediation in motion” with a Tai Chi Master at a local park. Then, explore the Temple of Literature and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the bustling city of Hanoi.

Mount Phousi Hike and Orgami Rice Farm in Laos

Rise early and greet the monks before hiking up to Mount Phousi – “The Holy Mountain” – to see panoramic views of Luang Prabang.  Then visit an organic rice farm and discover how to farm a rice paddy.

Tuk-Tuk Temple Treasure Hunt

Participate in a “treasure hunt” while exploring the temples of Angkor Archaeological Park on a tuk-tuk – an airy covered cart pulled by a motorcycle.

Cooking Class in Hoi An

Visit Hoi An’s vibrant central market with a chef to learn about the regional fresh ingredients you’ll use for your private Vietnamese cooking class!

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Explore Angkor Archeological Park, Luang Prabang and Hoi An, with their unique beauty and significance to Southeast Asia and the world – all named UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

For more information or to reserve your ticket to this exciting Adventures by Disney vacation, call Galaxsea Cruies and Tours at 732-613-8444.  The travel professionals of Galaxsea will handle all your travel and accommodations throughout the trip.  You just enjoy this amazing experience!

Aug
11
Sat
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 11 all-day
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Come celebrate victory in World War II aboard the Battleship!  Guests touring the ship will meet WWII re-enactors, check out WWII artifacts and even enjoy 1940s-era music over the pier’s PA.  All WWII activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship.

Enjoy a BBQ and Dance as we celebrate victory on the fantail (tented deck). A delicious BBQ lunch with all the fixins, cash bar and a Sinatra performance by Steve Ritrovato. Lunch tickets are $30 for adults and $24 for kids 16 and under.

For tickets to the WWII Victory BBQ Lunch and Dance, call 866-877-6262 ext 108 or get Tickets online.

Aug
18
Sat
Pool Party on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pool Party on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Bring your bathing suit and take a dip in the Battleship pool! We are opening the pool for swimming on Saturday, August 18 from noon to 3pm! We’ll also have ice cold Buds and Bud Lights, compliments of Budweiser. Just $3 a beer. Soft pretzels will also be available for purchase.

Free to enjoy with the purchase of any tour of the Battleship New Jersey, open daily for tours from 9:30am to 5pm.

The pool was erected to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Capt. Snyder turning two gun tubs into pools during the Vietnam War. The pool will be coming down in a couple of weeks.

Aug
21
Tue
Twilight Adult Tour Tuesday, August 21, at 6pm @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour Tuesday, August 21, at 6pm @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Experience the adult-side of the Battleship during this Curator-led tour on Tuesday, August 21 at 6pm.  Adults will see sailor art, hear stories like the Playboy Bunny who visited the Battleship, and even enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck at the end of the tour.  Tickets are a $34.95 donation.  Free parking!  To purchase tickets, click the Visit page on this website or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Aug
22
Wed
Walk Down Broadway as Part of Turret II Tour, Wed., Aug. 22 at 11am @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Walk Down Broadway as Part of Turret II Tour, Wed., Aug. 22 at 11am @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Take a walk down Broadway at the end of the Turret II Tour, launching Wed., Aug. 22, at 11am. This guided tour will bring you five decks to the bottom of the massive 16-inch gun turret. Along the way, you’ll load powder bags, plot a firing solution, pull the trigger to simulate the firing of this giant gun & even walk down the longest and most interesting passageway aboard the Battleship New Jersey. $29.95 per person. For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x108.

Aug
26
Sun
US Navy Chiefs MIA/POW Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
US Navy Chiefs MIA/POW Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officers, in conjunction with the Navy’s newest Chief (Selects) will conduct a POW/MIA formal ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) on Sunday, Aug. 26, 9:30am. The event is the culmination of a 3-day encampment aboard the BattleshipNJ.

A Navy Chief will perform TAPS on a bugle and a Trooper from the New Jersey State Police, Pipes and Drums of the Blue & Gold, will perform Amazing Grace and other selections on the bag pipe. A memorial wreath will also be casted upon the Delaware River to remember those sailors who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Among the distinguished guests in attendance, will be the U.S. Navy Reserve Force Master Chief, Christopher Kotz, who will participate in a traditional passing of the American flag and Senior Chief Petty Officer Phares, a sailor aboard the USS Pueblo when it was attacked and captured by North Korean forces on January 23, 1968.
Senior Chief Phares was one of 83 crew members captured that day. One crew member was killed in the attack. The Senior Chief will recount that experience, which took place 50 years ago, while speaking aboard the Battleship.

The ceremony is free to all guests to attend.

Sep
1
Sat
Get Buzzed on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Get Buzzed on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Just in time for Back-to-School, we’re offering complimentary buzz cuts in the Battleship’s Barber Shop for guests on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 10am to 2pm.

The ship’s barber will be cutting hair in the Barber Shop, located aft, two decks below the fantail. Admission to the ship and to the Barber Shop is free to those who are getting a hair cut or supervising kids getting their hair cut.

Add on a tour of our nation’s most decorated battleship when you visit for a cut! Experience the massive 16-inch gun turrets, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

The Battleship is open for tours every day through Labor Day, Sept. 3, from 9:30am to 5pm. After Labor Day, the Battleship is open every day with her last tour departing at 3pm.