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.

Aug
10
Sat
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 10 all-day
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Activities

Come celebrate victory in World War II aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Guests touring the ship will meet WWII re-enactors, check out WWII artifacts and even enjoy 1940’s-era music as we celebrate on the Fantail.  All WWII activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship.

Watch the Battleship‘s Quad 40 gun & 5-inch gun “defend” the Big J from an attack by “Tora 101″ WWII planes, replicas of the Japanese Zero, at 11:30am on Saturday, Aug. 10. All part of the ship’s WWII Victory Day! Free to experience with the purchase of a tour or BBQ lunch

Lunch

Lunch tickets are $30.00 adults/ $24.00 for children 16 and under/ $20.00 BB62 Member.

Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch with all the fixins, served: 12:00PM- 3:00PM.  Cash bar available.

For tickets to the WWII Victory BBQ Lunch and Dance, call 866-877-6262 ext 108 or get Tickets online.

Jan
2
Thu
Hands On History Features Foul Weather Gear for January @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – Jan 31 @ 10:00 am
Hands On History Features Foul Weather Gear for January @ Battleship New Jersey
How did sailors manage in the cold weather?
During World War II, the ship’s heating was not nearly as good as it is today, try on some of their coats and hats, and see for yourself if you can keep warm. Throughout her history, the ship spent most of her time in warm climates, avoiding the chill by staying near the equator; however, she couldn’t avoid it all together, including a particularly cold commissioning ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia in November of 1950.
Check our actual Navy foul weather gear in the Captain’s In-port Cabin throughout the month of January as part of the Fire Power tour.
Mar
28
Sat
The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History Presentation To Be Rescheduled @ Lewes Public Library
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History Presentation To Be Rescheduled @ Lewes Public Library
The presentation, “The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History,” by Capt. Walt Urban Jr., USNR (Ret.), at the Lewes, DE, Library, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at 1pm, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus threat.  A new date will be published in the future.
Apr
23
Fri
Student Day: Doolittle’s Raid @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day: Doolittle's Raid @ Battleship New Jersey

On 18 April 1942, 16 B25B Mitchell Bombers took off from USS Hornet as the first strike on the Japanese islands in response to Pearl Harbor. For the strike, crews removed parts of their planes in order to make their planes light enough to make the long flight .

During our Student Days on April 23 and 28 from 9am to 11am, the Battleship will offer free tours and classes to students and parents. But register soon, we are accepting a maximum of 20 people total for each Student Day,

Students with their parents can learn about this key event in World War II by taking a unique tour through the battleship designed for school-aged children. The tour will visit New Jersey’s flight deck and look at the differences between aircraft on a battleship and an aircraft carrier. Tours will also visit admiral’s spaces and the bridge to see the types of spaces that this attack was planned in. After the tour, students will participate in a challenge to modify their own plane and see if their craft would succeed in their mission.

This program is free thanks to the generous support of a donation made in memory of Battleship Volunteer Howard Sands.”

To register for this free event, visit 63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=b7d92d7b-efb5-4f7e-a36d-3291d6504d8e

Apr
28
Wed
Student Day: Doolittle’s Raid @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day: Doolittle's Raid @ Battleship New Jersey

On 18 April 1942, 16 B25B Mitchell Bombers took off from USS Hornet as the first strike on the Japanese islands in response to Pearl Harbor. For the strike, crews removed parts of their planes in order to make their planes light enough to make the long flight .

During our Student Days on April 23 and 28 from 9am to 11am, the Battleship will offer free tours and classes to students and parents. But register soon, we are accepting a maximum of 20 people total for each Student Day,

Students with their parents can learn about this key event in World War II by taking a unique tour through the battleship designed for school-aged children. The tour will visit New Jersey’s flight deck and look at the differences between aircraft on a battleship and an aircraft carrier. Tours will also visit admiral’s spaces and the bridge to see the types of spaces that this attack was planned in. After the tour, students will participate in a challenge to modify their own plane and see if their craft would succeed in their mission.

This program is free thanks to the generous support of a donation made in memory of Battleship Volunteer Howard Sands.

To register for this free event, visit 63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=b7d92d7b-efb5-4f7e-a36d-3291d6504d8e