Young’s Rigging installed a periscope from a Japanese WWII submarine in the Visitors Center of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial. Guests will soon be able to look at the Big J through the periscope, which was donated by Edmund Optics.
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Experience the amazing view of the Memorial Day Weekend fireworks over the Delaware River on Saturday, May 25 from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey! For just a $10 donation per person, guests can come aboard the forecastle (forward deck) beginning at 7pm. We’ll have face painting for the kids, snacks for purchase and … Continued
Join us in a motorcycle ride to support the as Fallen Heroes Wreath Program. On Sunday, May 19 at 11am, join riders at the Mission BBQ at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia to ride to the Battleship New Jersey! Park your bike on the pier of the Battleship before experiencing a tour of the World’s Greatest … Continued
Students from the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department of Drexel University tested a Capstone Project along Broadway aboard the Battleship New Jersey. The project would allow first responders to better communicate during an emergency situation in a restricted area, such as the subway.
Beginning Friday, May 17, guests who take the Fire Power self-guided tour can now take a walk down Broadway, the longest passageway aboard the Battleship. Fire Power tours launch every day 9:30am to 5pm. To go inside the engine rooms, take the Steam to Speed guided tour, which launches Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm.
The Battleship is open for tours until 5pm! To celebrate our extended hours, guests can get half-off a tour ticket if they visit the Battleship New Jersey between 3pm and 5pm, Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3! Just ask for your half-price tour ticket at the Battleship Ticket Office!
The US Coast Guard chiefs installed the canvas awning over the main deck port side of the Battleship today. The chiefs held meetings and volunteered to do some work aboard the Battleship.
The Battleship would like to thank all the Vietnam War re-enactors, artifacts and vehicle owners and veterans who shared their experiences today as part of the ship’s annual Vietnam War Living History Day! It was an incredible day with amazing memories being shared! Thank you and see you next April!
A group of German Exchange Students, currently studying at Collingswood High School, and sponsored by Camden County, NJ Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr., experienced a guided tour of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, April 5.
To remember the Battleship’s commissioning anniversary into the Vietnam War on April 6, guests touring the ship can check out Vietnam Cruise books, AN/PRC-77 Radio Set and Web Belt . These items, all from the Vietnam era, are available for guests to experience in the In-Port Captain’s Cabin as part of a Fire Power Tour … Continued