Aug
18
Thu
Twilight Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Twilight Tour @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

On Thursday, August 18 at 6pm, the Battleship’s Curator will lead a unique tour to show the more “adult” side of our nation’s largest Battleship.

Experience the ship during the evening hours.  See areas of the Battleship not on the public tour.  Check out some of the adult sailor art.  Hear interesting stories, such as the Playboy bunny on the 16-inch gun.  You’ll even enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the main deck after your tour.

Twilight Tours are $34.95 per adult — over 21 only. Battleship members can get a half[price tour of $17.50!  For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108

Aug
27
Sat
Free Buzz Cuts for Kids & $10 Men’s Cuts in the Ship’s Barber Shop @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free Buzz Cuts for Kids & $10 Men's Cuts in the Ship's Barber Shop @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Just in time for Back to School, the Battleship New Jersey is offering free buzz cuts for kids and hair cuts for men for just a $10 donation! The hair cuts will take place in the ship’s Barber Shop on Sat., Aug. 27 from 10am to 2pm. Stylists from Rizzieri Aveda School will be doing the cuts.
 
Add on a Turret II tour, which launches at 10am on Saturday, or a Fire Power tour, which run all day from 9:30am to 5pm.
Oct
1
Sat
Stang Magazine Day Rescheduled @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Stang Magazine Day Rescheduled @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Stang Magazine Day on the Battleship, initially scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, will be rescheduled due to the bad weather forecasted for Satuday.  A new date will be announced shortly. 
Oct
4
Tue
Veterans Recruitment Job Fair Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Recruitment Job Fair Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Veterans can meet over 30 employees on the historic fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship!  Free parking in Lot #1, across from the BB&T Pavilion.  Use the Clinton St. entrance.  We’ll also provide free shuttle service to take you from the parking lot to the Battleship Pier. 
 
Job seekers can register at www.delawarevalleyveterans.com
Oct
6
Thu
Moonlight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Looking for a unique Halloween experience? Come learn and investigate the darker history of America’s most decorated battleship.  The Moonlight Adult Tour will launch three nights in October.

*Explore hidden, dark areas of the ship. Discover historic sailor art, some never before seen by the general public. Some works include skeletal sketches in areas around the ship and some behind oftentimes locked doors, including inside the 16-inch gun Turrets.

*Hear seldom discussed, disturbing parts of New Jersey‘s long history, including a murder, and see where the body was found.

*Stand in passageways and compartments where guests, staff, and professional ghost hunters have claimed to see apparitions.

*For $34.95, the Moonlight Package includes the tour, a Battleship New Jersey flashlight, and a cold beer/glass of wine/soft drink on the main deck after your unique evening aboard the “Black Dragon!”

Oct
7
Fri
USS Iowa Turret 2 Incident: A Technical Review @ Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
USS Iowa Turret 2 Incident: A Technical Review @ Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Executive Vice President & COO of the Pacific Battleship Center, Mike Getscher, will do a “Nuts and Bolts” presentation on the engineering aspects of the investigations of the USS Iowa’s Turret #2 accident that took place in April 1989. Prior to the presentation, which will take place in the Officers’ Wardroom of the Battleship New Jersey, guests can take a modified Turret II Tour of the Battleship at 6pm. Food and bar concessions will be available for purchase.
 
The price is a $20 donation for guests, $10 for Battleship New Jersey Members, staff and volunteers. For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 107.
Oct
8
Sat
Pancake Breakfast Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pancake Breakfast Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast served from the Chowline, and then enjoy a tour of the Battleship, from 10am to noon on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Just a $10 donation for veterans and members of the Battleship, $20 for students from Camden County College with ID and a $25 donation for everyone else.  For tickets, call 866-877-6262 ext. 107 or 108.

Oct
15
Sat
Battleship Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Special Priced Tours, Free Posters and Cake! @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Special Priced Tours, Free Posters and Cake! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

On Saturday, October 15, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate 15 years of being a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.  The Battleship opened her legendary decks as a museum on October 15, 2001.  Since then, the Battleship has been toured, was slept on, and hosted meetings and parties for over 1.5 million people.  The Battleship has been recognized with national awards for her overnight program and volunteer services.  The Battleship was also awarded three New Jersey Governor’s Excellence Awards for Tourism and has been among Trip Advisor’s Best Rated Attractions for the past several years.

Today, the Battleship offers educational program and special pricing for school groups, special member benefits, guided tours and ceremonies for active military and veterans, meeting space for corporate and civic groups and, of course, our famed overnight program continues to host scout and youth groups from all over the world!

On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Battleship will roll back her Fire Power self-guided tour prices to just $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.  This was the price 15 years ago on Oct. 15, 2001. Every guest will also get a complimentary Battleship poster – the same one that was given to guest when the ship first open.  Further, all guests touring the Battleship are welcome to enjoy a piece of cake as we will celebrate our anniversary with a cake cutting ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom.

The crew of the Battleship salutes all our guests who have inspired us to continue to restore the World’s Greatest Battleship and to add unique programs to educate all about the amazing history of the Battleship and her crew!

     

 

Oct
20
Thu
Moonlight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Looking for a unique Halloween experience? Come learn and investigate the darker history of America’s most decorated battleship.  The Moonlight Adult Tour will launch three nights in October.

*Explore hidden, dark areas of the ship. Discover historic sailor art, some never before seen by the general public. Some works include skeletal sketches in areas around the ship and some behind oftentimes locked doors, including inside the 16-inch gun Turrets.

*Hear seldom discussed, disturbing parts of New Jersey‘s long history, including a murder, and see where the body was found.

*Stand in passageways and compartments where guests, staff, and professional ghost hunters have claimed to see apparitions.

*For $34.95, the Moonlight Package includes the tour, a Battleship New Jersey flashlight, and a cold beer/glass of wine/soft drink on the main deck after your unique evening aboard the “Black Dragon!”

Oct
27
Thu
Tickets Still Available for Moonlight Adult Tour, 6pm, Thursday, Oct. 27 @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets Still Available for Moonlight Adult Tour, 6pm, Thursday, Oct. 27 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Looking for a unique Halloween experience? Come learn and investigate the darker history of America’s most decorated battleship.  The Moonlight Adult Tour will launch Thursday, October 27 at 6pm.

*Explore hidden, dark areas of the ship. Discover historic sailor art, some never before seen by the general public. Some works include skeletal sketches in areas around the ship and some behind oftentimes locked doors, including inside the 16-inch gun Turrets.

*Hear seldom discussed, disturbing parts of New Jersey‘s long history, including a murder, and see where the body was found.

*Stand in passageways and compartments where guests, staff, and professional ghost hunters have claimed to see apparitions.

*For $34.95, the Moonlight Package includes the tour, a Battleship New Jersey flashlight, and a cold beer/glass of wine/soft drink on the main deck after your unique evening aboard the “Black Dragon!”

Oct
28
Fri
Halloween Costume Party Relocated to Victor’s Pub @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

The Halloween Costume Party, initially scheduled to take place on the Battleship, has been relocated to Victor’s Pub, also located on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.  All tickets purchased for the party on the Battleship for this Friday evening, Oct. 28, will be accepted at Victor’s.

The Halloween Costume Party will take place from 7pm to midnight and will feature DJ and dancing, prizes, cash bar and food concessions.

 

Nov
11
Fri
Camden & Gloucester Counties Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Camden & Gloucester Counties Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Camden and Gloucester County Board of Freeholders will pay tribute to Pearl Harbor survivors and to all veterans who served and lost their lives protecting our great nation.  A ceremony will take place on the fantail of the historic Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 9 at 10:30am.

The ceremony, free to attend, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, US Congress, 1st District, NJ, as well as remarks by Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders.  The Eastern Regional High School Band will perform patriotic songs, while Maria DiSciullo will sing our National Anthem, Michael McAleavy, the piper for the US Air Force, will perform Amazing Grace and bugler Greg Murphy will play TAPS.  The event will culminate with a 21 Gun Salute by the Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment.

Veterans Day Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veterans Day Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship New Jersey will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) of the Battleship at 11am on Friday, Nov. 11. The keynote speech will be given by WWII Navy veteran and Battleship volunteer John Quinesso. Our National Anthem and TAPS will be performed by bugler and volunteer Nan LaCourte and we will also cast a wreath into the Delaware River in memory of all veterans who have passed.

The Veterans Day Ceremony is free to all guests to attend.

Nov
12
Sat
Naval Symposium Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Naval Symposium Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship will host a Naval Symposium, featuring presentations from Dr. James Holmes (photo to the left) and Dr. Michael Golda, lunch and a tour of the Battleship.

James Holmes is a professor of strategy at the Naval War College and veteran of the faculty at the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs. A former U.S. Navy surface warfare officer, he served as a weapons and engineering officer in the Battleship Wisconsin, engineering and firefighting instructor at the Surface Warfare Officers School Command. He was the last gunnery officer to fire a battleship’s big guns in anger.

As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Golda is responsible for the planning and execution of the research, development, and transition of new components and integrated machinery systems for future surface vessels and undersea vehicles of the United States Navy. Dr. Golda graduated from the United States Naval Academy and retired after 30 years of service, active and Reserve. As an officer, he qualified as both a Surface Warfare Officer and an Engineering Duty Officer.  He received his Masters and PhD from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey.  Dr. Golda joined the Naval Surface Warfare Center in 1992.

The Symposium is for ROTC students from regional colleges.  Any interested schools should contact the Battleship at groups@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

Nov
18
Fri
Support the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm
Support the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Bring a new toy or game to the Battleship for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots program and get a complimentary tour when you buy an adult Fire Power tour. The Battleship, open every day for tours from 9:30am to 3pm, will accept new toys and games through Sunday, Dec. 18.