The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
The Battleship remembers our military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a memorial service, conducted by the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus. The ceremony, which will take place on the forecastle (forward deck) and is free to attend, will include a live performance of TAPS and the casting of a memorial wreath into the Delaware River.
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.
The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will remember our military heroes who gave
the ultimate sacrifice for our nation with a Facebook Live ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday,
May 25 at 10am.
The Memorial Day ceremony will feature an overview on the history and significance of Memorial
Day by Battleship Curator, Ryan Szimanski, and a talk on what Memorial Day means by Army
veteran and Director of Accounting for the Battleship, Mike Hayes. The ceremony will end with
the casting of a memorial wreath onto the Delaware River.
Since the Battleship remains closed for tours due to the coronavirus, the ceremony will be shown
on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/BattleshipNJ