The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
Guests can see the stars from the decks of the Battleship! You’ll also see planets and some satellites too! The Battleship will be one of the sites of The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Citywide Star Party on Friday, April 28 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. See the stars, planets and satellites through telescopes on the forecastle (forward deck) of the Battleship during this free event. Parking on Clinton St. will also be free.
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.
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.
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!
The Battleship is celebrating Delaware River Day by allowing a guest to fire the ship’s saluting gun every hour from 10am to our closing at 5pm on Sunday, Sept. 2.
Guests can also enjoy a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power tour on Sunday, Sept. 2.
Guests touring the Battleship can enter to win at the Battleship Ticket Office when purchasing a ticket on Sept. 2. Guests touring the Battleship on Sunday are invited to watch the firing of the gun throughout the day.
For more information on Delaware River Day, visit https://www.spiritcruises.com/philadelphia/cruises/specialty/waterfront-day
The Battleship will be open for tours from 9:30am to 5pm through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. After the Labor Day, tours will be available every day from 9:30am to 3pm through Dec. 31.
NOTE: THE US COAST GUARD HAS MOVED UP THE TIME FOR THE EAGLE, WHICH IS NOW PROJECTED TO PASS THE BATTLESHIP BETWEEN 11:30AM AND 12:30PM.
The Battleship New Jersey will fire her 5-inch gun to salute the arrival of the US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, which will pass the Battleship between 11:30am to 12:30pm today, Friday, Sept. 27.
All guests touring the Battleship at that time are welcome to watch the Eagle as she passes and the Battleship’s gun salute. Food and beverages will be available to purchase on the Main Deck Portside before and after the Eagles passes.
The majestic sailing ship, the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, provides USCG Academy cadets and officer candidates with their first taste of sea and salt air. Built in Germany in 1936 and re-commissioned by the United States at the close of World War II, the EAGLE is the largest active tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes. The Eagle will dock at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia for the weekend.