The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
Experience the Parade of Tall Ships as they sail pass the Battleship New Jersey on Thursday, May 24th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Each ship will sail up the Delaware River and will receive a salute from the guns of the Battleship as they pass. We’ll also have food concession and bar service.
Just a $10 donation to come aboard to watch the Tall Ships. Guests who purchase a tour of the Battleship are welcome to stay aboard watch the Tall Ships sail pass the Big J en route to Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia. Viewing of the Parade of Tall Ships is free to Battleship Members.
Get Tickets Here, or call 866-877-6262 ext, 108 or stop by the Battleship’s Ticket Office.
Experience Vietnam War artifacts, re-enactors, veteran interviews and even late 1960s music over the pier’s PA during the Battleship’s annual Vietnam War Living History Day, Saturday, April 6 from 10am to 3pm.
Vietnam artifacts will be available for guests to check out in the Officers’ Wardroom, while re-enactors will be throughout the ship. Our curatorial staff will also interview Vietnam vets, who will share their experiences during the war. All activities are free for guests to experience with the purchase of a Turret II guided tour or a Fire Power audio tour.
The Battleship welcomes any Vietnam War artifact or military vehicle owner or re-enactor to participate in this annual event. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
The USS New Jersey was commissioned for Vietnam on April 6, 1968. She was the only battleship that saw action off the coast of Vietnam in 1968. Guests touring the Battleship can experience an exhibit that features her commission as part of the Battleship’s Fire Power Tour.