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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.
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.
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)
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
Individual drink mixes (dry Gatorade, Kool Aid, Tea/with sugar)
Peanutbutter Cracker packs
Pens & Pencils
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 during the hours of 10am to 4pm daily.
Thank you for your support!
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.
Celebrate Victory in WWII with artifacts and re-enactors, even a defense of an air attack, 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 on the fantail. All WWII activities are along the Fire Power self-guided tour tour and can be experienced with the purchase of a tour.
We’ll even use the ship’s air defenses against an attack of a Japanese Zero replica plane! Our intelligence tells us that the Zero will attack at 12 noon on Aug. 15. Come out and watch the Battleship’s guns defend the ship!
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!
Due to the Battleship’s closure because of the coronavirus, the Atco Battles Alzheimer’s event has been reschedule to Sunday, Oct. 4. All tickets purchased for the original date of April 5 will be accepted for this new date.
Atco Battles Alzheimer’s is back and bigger than ever! Atco Battles Alzheimer’s 6 will be held on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship New Jersey.
The following bands will be performing:
– Goodman Fiske
– Le Compt
– Juliano Brothers
– The Blitz
– 99 Reasons
New for 2020 will be a Memory Wall and Cornhole in One Tournament. Guests will also experience a tour of the Battleship, raffles, drawing — even a chance to fire the ship’s 5-inch gun! Food concessions and bar service will be available.
Tickets are $25 for adults, and $20 for children. Parking is free.
All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter.Please consider to consult this website for updates.
We will still toast the Battleship and New Jersey Beer…we’ll just do it in November!
The annual New Jersey Beer Festival aboard the Battleship New Jersey has been rescheduled from June 20 to Saturday, November 7.. 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 June 20 will be accepted on the Nov. 7 date.
Battleship members can purchase a ticket in advance for just $35 or at the Battleship on Nov. 7 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions, email email@example.com 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.