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.

Mar
15
Fri
Wear Green this Weekend for St. Patrick’s Day and Get 20% off a Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 15 @ 9:30 am – Mar 17 @ 3:00 pm
Wear Green this Weekend for St. Patrick's Day and Get 20% off a Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

Erin go Bragh, Ship mate! Wear your green this weekend for St. Patrick’s Day and get 20% off a Fire Power tour of the Battleship New Jersey Offer good Friday, Mar. 15 thru Sun., Mar. 17 from 9:30am to 3pm.

Dec
12
Sat
Reveille Relaxed Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Reveille Relaxed Tour @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will offer a special Reveille relaxed tour, suitable for families with autistic members during the pre-public opening hours of 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, Dec. 12.

 

This quieter museum experience, will also feature additional hands-on programs and a modified tour route will be available to those wishing to avoid the Battleship’s ladders (stairs). A quiet room will be open to any that wish to use it.

 

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

Dec
22
Tue
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

A special day of education for students and their parents aboard the ship.

Registered guests will experience a guided tour of the Battleship and participate in an onboard class.

This month’s class is focusing on the ship’s propulsion system, students will learn how power is generated on board to move the ship and provide electricity to the ship’s machinery.

All guests will be health screened, must wear masks and will be safely distanced along the tour and in the classroom.

 

Buy Tickets Tuesday December 22, 9:00 AM

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

Jan
27
Wed
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, January 27, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. This two-hour session will feature the math behind aiming the battleship’s guns. Students will be challenged to find the angles from their own “gun directors” to a target to figure out the distance from the battleship to the enemy.  The tour will focus on the ship’s main guns and will visit the real gun directors on board. This program is appropriate for all school-aged children.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Feb
24
Wed
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, February 24th, at 9am, guests can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson.  This month’s class will feature the science behind aerodynamics, rockets, and missiles. Students will be challenged to create their own air powered rocket and see if they can hit their target.  This program is appropriate for all school-aged children.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Mar
10
Wed
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey

To take advantage of the nice weather forecasted for later this week, the Battleship will open for Fire Power tours on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, from 11am to 3pm. These special tour days are in addition to the ship being open Saturdays and Sundays in March.

Now there are more days for you to climb inside the massive 16-imch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face mask and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet.

Mar
11
Thu
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship to Open for Tours Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11 @ Battleship New Jersey

To take advantage of the nice weather forecasted for later this week, the Battleship will open for Fire Power tours on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, from 11am to 3pm. These special tour days are in addition to the ship being open Saturdays and Sundays in March.

Now there are more days for you to climb inside the massive 16-imch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face mask and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet.

Mar
24
Wed
Student Day, Drones: Build Your Own Robot @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day, Drones: Build Your Own Robot @ Battleship New Jersey

Student Day

Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, March 24, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson. This two-hour session will talk about some of the technology added to the ship over her 50 years of service, including both kinds of drones that the ship worked with. Students will learn the basics of circuitry and then be challenged to create their own small robot capable of traveling on its own.  The tour will focus on the changes made to the ship over the years and will visit the early Anti-aircraft guns as well as the 1980s computers. This program is appropriate for all school-aged children.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Apr
1
Thu
Get a Free Tour with the Purchase of an Adult Tour on Thursday, April 1 @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Get a Free Tour with the Purchase of an Adult Tour on Thursday, April 1 @ Battleship New Jersey

To celebrate opening for public tours every day, on Thursday, April 1, guests can get a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power tour.  The Battleship will be open from 11am to 3pm every day beginning April 1.

The deal is available the day of at the Battleship’s Ticket Office.

Climb inside the massive 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew of the USS New Jersey lived aboard this floating city and more.

Fire Power adult tour tickets are a $24.95  donation and for children under 12, veterans and senior citizens tickets are $19.95.   Preferred parking is available near the Patricia Egan Jones Pier for just a $15 donation and along Clinton St. for a $10 donation.  For parking, use the address of 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ.

 

May
26
Wed
Student Day: Design your own Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day: Design your own Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

LEARN ABOUT BATTLESHIP DESIGN IN THIS MONTH’S STUDENT DAY

On Wednesday, May 26, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson.

Can you do a better job designing a battleship than the men who designed USS New Jersey?  Look at the various parts that go into building a massive warship and examine the three  primary components of a battleship: massive propulsion, impenetrable armor, and unrivaled firepower. Use this knowledge and mathematics to design your own battleship factoring in the problems that the designers of real ships faced.

Tickets are a $5 donation and all students must be accompanied by a parent.

This program is recommended for grades 3-8.

  • Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.
  • All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear a face covering and practice social distancing of six feet at all times.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.