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 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
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.