Event dining on the Battleship New Jersey

 

The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.

Dec
31
Mon
First Night of 2019 Aboard the Battleship is Closed! @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 31 2018 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 9:00 am
First Night of 2019 Aboard the Battleship is Closed! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship is currently not accepting any new reservations for the New Year’s Overnight. Thanks to all the families that reserved their bunks! Have a great night aboard the Big J!

Families can experience the First Night of 2019 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Our award-winning overnight program features dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, the chance to fire a saluting gun and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.

Further, at midnight, all guests can enjoy the amazing view of the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront!

The First Night overnight is $79 per person. Guests must be part of a family, which means at least one parent or guardian and one child age 6 – 17.

For reservations, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

Feb
16
Sat
Hand on History Will Be Electric in February! @ Officers' Wardroom of the Battleship New Jersey
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hand on History Will Be Electric in February! @ Officers' Wardroom of the Battleship New Jersey

For the Battleship’s monthly “Hands On History” program for February, guests touring the Battleship can learn how electricity works. Visitors can see how the ship generates electricity through a motor, how electricity can flow from one component to another, and how electricity can be harmful to the ship if not careful.

The Battleship’s Education Manager will be offering a class on how the ship generates electricity on February 16 from 12pm -2pm in the Officers’ Wardroom. The class is free to attend for any guests touring the Battleship.

Mar
3
Sun
American Red Cross Ceremony and Flag Raising Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
American Red Cross Ceremony and Flag Raising Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The American Red Cross will kick off March for Red Cross Month with a ceremony and flag raising aboard the Battleship New Jersey on Sunday, March 3 at noon.  The ceremony, which will feature remarks from the Mayor of Camden, Francisco Moran, will take place on the forecastle (forward deck).  The flag raising will take place after the ceremony.  The Red Cross flag will fly on the Battleship’s main mast throughout March for Red Cross Month.  Further, the ship’s exterior lights will be lit red for the Red Cross in March.  The event and flag raising is free to attend.

Apr
20
Sat
Battleship to Open Steam to Speed Engineering Tour on Sat., April 20 @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Battleship to Open Steam to Speed Engineering Tour on Sat., April 20 @ Battleship New Jersey

For the first time, guests can experience this 90-minute guided tour of the Battleship’s engine room. Battleship
guides will show guests where the ship’s engineers controlled the boilers, propulsion shafts, damage control
central and more. Learn how the Battleship achieved up to 33 knots, or 38 mph.

This interactive tour will launch at 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning Saturday, April 20. The price is
$29.95 for adults and $25.95 for children age 6 – 11, veterans and seniors. The Battleship recommends
purchasing tickets in advance online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

May
11
Sat
Hands On History: What Makes a Boat Float @ Battleship New Jersey
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hands On History:  What Makes a Boat Float @ Battleship New Jersey

On Saturday, May 11, Hands On History will be in the Officers’ Wardroom from 12pm to 2pm for guests touring the Battleship to learn if a concrete boat can float. Also, all guests can make their own aluminum boats to test out different boat designs.

Hands On History is free to experience with any tour of the Battleship.