The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
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 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.
Tickets are $50.00 for General Admission and $250.00 for VIP. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/battle-on-the-battleship-tickets-65849251885
Veterans can meet over 30 employees on the historic fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship! Free lunch for all applicants! Free parking in Lot #1, across from the BB&T Pavilion. Use the Clinton St. entrance. We’ll also provide free shuttle service to take you from the parking lot to the Battleship Pier.
Job seekers can register at www.delawarevalleyveterans.com
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