Sep
28
Sat
Cigars on the River @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Battleship New Jersey’s First Annual Cigars on the River Fundraiser


Support the Battleship New Jersey

September 28th from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Enjoy premium cigars on the deck of the battleship overlooking the Delaware River and the Philadelphia skyline.

  • Mission BBQ
  • Music
  • Live Cigar Roller
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Cash Bar

Admission

General $45.00

Includes: 3 premium cigars, premium lighter and cutter

VIP $100.00

Includes: 6 premium cigars, buffet, private space aboard the ship, and a complimentary drink.

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Oct
10
Thu
Veterans Job Fair @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Job Fair @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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

Oct
12
Sat
STEM Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
STEM Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

How does a 57,000 ton battleship float? How do you hit a target over the horizon? How does a steam engine work? Find out the answer to these questions and more on STEM Day aboard the Battleship. Look at the science of communication, the technological changes to the ship’s guns, engineer a system to repair battle damage, learn the art of a radio broadcast, do the math to get your projectile on target and more!

STEM Day will take place from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, October 12. Throughout the Battleship and in the Visitors Center at the WWII Japanese Periscoper, guests can experience additional educational activities designed for elementary students to learn more about how the ship operates.

Guests can build their own periscope, presented by Edmund Optics, at the Japanese Periscope in the Visitors Center. Learn about navigation on the Bridge. Participate in an exercise in mechanical advantage using the I beam system will take place on Broadway. Other activities include How Boats Float, Rockets, and Circuit Block activities. Building History will still be going with the science of communication. There will be a project on the science of projectiles as well. Radio Club will be in.

All educational exercises are free to experience with a tour of the Battleship.

Oct
13
Sun
Com. John Barry Presentation and Book Signing Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Com. John Barry Presentation and Book Signing Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
 Camden County Historical Society presents author Tim McGrath, who will speak about his book on Com. John Barry in the Officers’ Wardroom of the Battleship on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2pm.

Books will be available for sale and signing.

Guests touring the Battleship and Camden Co. Historic Society Members can attend the presentation for free. Non-members can attend the presentation for a $5 donation. Members will also get a special rate of $10 for a Fire Power self-guided tour of the Battleship.

Oct
14
Mon
Discover the Battleship on Columbus Day! @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Discover the Battleship on Columbus Day! @ Battleship New Jersey

Discover our Nation’s Most Decorated and Largest Battleship on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 14!

The Battleship New Jersey will be open for tours on Columbus Day.  Fire Power audio tours are available throughout the day from 9:30am to 3pm.

Journey down to the bottom of the massive 16-inch gun turret with the Turret II guided tour, launching at 11am on Columbus Day.  This tour, which also launches Saturdays and Sundays at 11am, will bring guests to the bottom of the 16-inch gun turret.  Along the way, guests will load powder bags, hoist a projectile, plot a firing solution in a working analog computer, and pull the trigger to simulate the firing of this massive gun.  Complete the tour with a walk down Broadway!  The Turret II tour is $29.95 per adult and $25.95 for veterans, seniors and children 12 and under.

Walk inside an Engine Room on the Steam to Speed Engineering tour, which will launch at 1pm on Columbus Day.  This guided tour, which also runs on Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm, brings guests to Broadway and into an Engine Room.  The interactive tour will allow guests to experience how the sailors of the Battleship turned steam into speed.  The Steam to Speed Tour is $29.95 for adults and $25.95 for veterans, seniors and children 12 and under.

The Turret II tour and Steam to Speed Engineering tour are limited in the number of guests due to some confined spaces.  To confirm your place on either of these tours, purchase your tickets on this website or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Oct
17
Thu
Curator Tours of Three Historic Ships on the Delaware River @ Independent Seaport Museum
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Curator Tours of Three Historic Ships on the Delaware River @ Independent Seaport Museum
Climb aboard with Independence Seaport Museum and the Battleship New Jersey for Deck-to-Deck Ship Tours! Offered quarterly, the tour will explore National Historic Landmark ships Cruiser Olympia, Submarine Becuna, and Battleship New Jersey after hours. Guides will dive into the Navy through the ages, and how engineering, gunnery, and crew life changed (or didn’t change) over time. Visitors will have the exclusive chance to experience parts of all three ships that are rarely accessible to the general public.  Transportation between ships is included and provided by the South Jersey Transportation Authority.

 

The next tour is Thursday, Oct. 17 at 6pm and this tour will focus on Gunnery.  The tour will begin at the Independence Seaport Museum on Penn’s Landing.  Shuttle service will take you from ISM to the Battleship and then back to ISM.

 

The price is $50 for the public and $40 for Members of the Battleship and ISM.  To purchase your ticket, visit  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deck-to-deck-ship-tours-tickets-68611965235?aff=eac2
Oct
19
Sat
Health Care Fallfest Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Health Care Fallfest Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
HeroCare Connect presents a Health Care Fallfest aboard the Battleship on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11am to 2pm.
 Veterans, active military and first responders can get free health screenings and clinical service, Stop the Bleed training, sit in on a live broadcast of WIBG’s Welcome Home Show, free lunch, free parking with shuttle service and more!
 Welcome introductions by US Congressman Donald Norcross and Andy Kim.
 Registration for one plus a guest is required.  Register at www.cooperhealth.org/Fallfest .
Oct
20
Sun
Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer
pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Sunday, October 20 from
10am to 2pm on the ship’s Fantail (tented rear deck).

Past animal shelters that participated in this event included Burlington County Animal Alliance, Burlington County Animal Shelter,
The Cat’s Meow, Beacon Animal Rescue, The Animal Adoption Center, Furrever Friends Rescue,
Sherry’s Place Rescue , and the Pennsauken Animal Hospital and Urgent Care.

All shelters will have information for veterans on pet adoptions to take home and many of the
shelters will bring dogs, cats and other pets aboard the Battleship’s fantail for vets – and guests
touring the Battleship – to meet and hopefully adopt!

Admission to the fantail for the Veterans Pet Adoption event is free to veterans. Guests touring the
Battleship on Sunday, Oct. 20 are welcome to meet the pets on the fantail.

Oct
24
Thu
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship! All guests will receive a complimentary flashlight to guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales. Complete your tour with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck.

Tours for adults only are $34.95. Purchase your tickets here or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

 

 

Oct
26
Sat
Treats on the Battleship for Halloween @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm
Treats on the Battleship for Halloween @ Battleship New Jersey
Kids touring the Battleship during the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27, as well as Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31, can enjoy complimentary treats, courtesy of Just Born Candy.  Treats will be available in the Ship’s Store.  Costumes are optional!
For more information on Just Born Candy, visit www.justborn.com

Have a safe and happy Halloween!
Ceremony and Panel Discussion on the Battle of Leyte Gulf @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ceremony and Panel Discussion on the Battle of Leyte Gulf @ Battleship New Jersey
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the largest naval battle ever fought, Battleship New Jersey will hold a ceremony on the forecastle at 11am on Oct. 26, followed by a Panel Discussion about Leyte Gulf in the Officers’ Wardroom at noon.  Both events are free to attend.
The Panel Discussion will feature the role of the Battleship as flagship and Admiral Halsey, and the role that the Delaware River Valley played in getting many of the ships to the fight.
 The Battleship is looking for any WWII veterans who were at the Battle of Leyte Gulf to participate in the ceremony and panel.  If you were at this battle, or you know someone who was, please contact the Battleship at 866-877-6262 ext. 144. 
Other activities to commemorate this anniversary include:
–  The World War II radio room will be open to visitors all day and guests will be able to actively use the equipment to tune the radio and hear real broadcasts.
–  Staff will be on hand to assist visitors in communicating in Morse code and Semaphore on the signal bridge.
–  Learn from Admiral Halsey why he made the decisions that he did from the Flag Bridge where the real Halsey stood 75 years before, the world wonders.
Oct
27
Sun
Take Time Out and Have a Good Time for the Battleship! @ Time Out Entertainment & Grill
Oct 27 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Take Time Out and Have a Good Time for the Battleship! @ Time Out Entertainment & Grill
We’re having a fundraiser at Time Out Entertainment & Grill, located at 241 White Horse Pike, Barrington, NJ, on Sunday, Oct. 27, which happens to be Navy Day! Beginning at 12:30pm, we’ll enjoy a buffet, featuring roast beef, baked ziti, salad, fries, soft drinks, wine and domestic beers on the back deck!  A cash bar for specialty drinks.

Watch some football, enjoy some great company and support the Battleship!

The price is a $45 donation and tickets are available at the Battleship Ticket Office, or online, or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Nov
1
Fri
Touch History: Admirals @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Touch History:  Admirals @ Battleship New Jersey
 The Battleship’s Touch History theme for November is Admirals.

Of the many Admirals that broke their flag on the ship over the years, the most famous is Bull Halsey who commanded the Third Fleet from the battleship during parts of World War II.

Try on an Admiral’s jacket and hat, look through the cruisebooks and see how the ship’s crew saw their admirals, and read in his own words what the ship’s last admiral, J. Paul Reason, thought about the navy.

@ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Build a propeller powered vehicle with our educators every Saturday and Sunday in November!  Each vehicle will be individually engineered and you will have to master gravity, aerodynamics, and more to race your vehicle against your competitors!

This program is free for all guests taking self-guided tours and will take place in the Officers’ Wardroom from 10:00am – 3:00pm.

Nov
2
Sat
Touch History: Admirals @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Touch History:  Admirals @ Battleship New Jersey
 The Battleship’s Touch History theme for November is Admirals.

Of the many Admirals that broke their flag on the ship over the years, the most famous is Bull Halsey who commanded the Third Fleet from the battleship during parts of World War II.

Try on an Admiral’s jacket and hat, look through the cruisebooks and see how the ship’s crew saw their admirals, and read in his own words what the ship’s last admiral, J. Paul Reason, thought about the navy.