Battleship Crew Enjoys King Cake from WWII Museum

The volunteers and staff of the Battleship enjoyed Mardi Gras king cake today, sent from our friends at the WWII Museum in New Orleans. The Battleship and the WWII Museum had a wager on the Eagles-Saints game. The Battleship is sending cases of Tastykake to the winning WWII Museum, which, very generously, also sent king … Continued

Battleship Open for Tours on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21

The Battleship New Jersey will be open for tours on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, from 9:30am to 3pm. Check out the 16-inch gun turrets, the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more! The Battleship is also open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30am to 3pm … Continued

Battleship Closed for Tours Today, Sunday, Jan. 13

THE BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY WILL BE CLOSED FOR TOURS TODAY DATE: Sunday, January 13, 2019 PLACE: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial 100 Clinton St. Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103 DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours today, Sunday, Jan. 13, due to the winter storm. # # #

“Souper” Weekends at the Battleship in January

Guests who bring a can of soup to the Battleship during weekends in January will receive 20% off a Fire Power tour! Experience the massive 16-inch gun turrets, check out the bridge, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city — and enjoy 20% off your tour! Plus you will be helping our community … Continued

New Exhibit for Three New Jersey Ships

The Battleship New Jersey is excited to announce a new exhibit is in the works on the three warships named New Jersey: BB-16, BB-62, and the Virginia-class submarine SSN-796. We are currently collecting artifacts relating to the predreadnought battleship and the submarine, currently being constructed. If you have anything related to either vessel and would … Continued

Battleship Welcomed Back Radioman Glenn Van Lear

On 12/31/18 former crew member Glenn Van Lear came back to visit BB-62 for the first time since 1952 and shared his story with the Oral History program. He served on board as a radioman third class during the Korea Commission from 1950-52 and is a plank owner from that commission.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! The Battleship New Jersey is closed for tours on Jan. 1 and weekdays, except Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mon., Jan. 21. The ship will be open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays, and MLK Day, from 9:30am to 3pm throughout January. The Battleship can open any day for a scheduled group, … Continued

USS New Jersey Re-Commissioned on 28 December 1982

On 28 December 1982, Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey BB-62 was recommissioned for a fourth time with Capt. William M. Fogarty in command. In this picture President Ronald W. Reagan arrives onboard New Jersey (BB-62) on 28 December 1982.

Feel the Fire Power for Half Price Friday, Dec. 28!

On Friday, Dec. 28, for this one day, guests can experience a Fire Power self-guided tour for half off! Climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, experience life aboard this floating city and more — all for half-price! But that offer is for Friday, Dec. … Continued