Battleship Welcomes Aboard Crewmember Rich Graser

Former 1980s crewmember Rich Graser visited the Battleship on Monday, July 26, for the first time since disembarking in 1991. Mr. Graser was part of the final decommissioning crew of the USS New Jersey and shared his experiences with the Oral History Program.

Get Battleship Rum Shipped to You!

Want to enjoy Battleship Rum, but you can’t make it to New Jersey? Well, our friends at  Benash Liquors might be able to ship the rum to you! A portion of every sale goes to support the Battleship New Jersey! Visit

Battleship to Open for Tours at 10am Beginning Saturday, July 17

Now guests can experience the World’s Greatest Battleship one hour earlier every day!  Beginning Saturday, July 17, the Battleship will open for Fire Power Tour beginning at 10am.  The schedule, from 10am with the last tour of the day departing at 4pm, will be in effect through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Experience the massive … Continued

Battleship New Jersey was honored to host Congressional Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan on board. Mr. McCloughan earned his Medal of Honor for actions as a Combat Medic, US Army, in Vietnam on May 12th – 14th, 1969.  

Little Lights Activity for July: Rockets Red Glare

Little Lights, presented by the Charles Edison Fund: Rockets Red Glare Join museum educator’s every day on the battleship’s mess decks to build your own paper rocket and see if you can hit the target! Test different designs to see if you can make your rocket spin in the air, go the longest distance, or … Continued

Little Kids Can Play Safely in Jason’s Kids Kompartment

Younger kids and toddlers can have a fun and safe space to learn about the ship and play in Jason’s Kids Kompartment, presented by Lockheed Martin.  Kids can safely play captain in the re-created ship’s bow, try on military uniforms, enjoy playing with toys and coloring, shoot some hoops in the mini-basketball net and more! … Continued

Chowline Open for Lunch Saturdays and Sundays

Eat lunch where the sailors ate! The Battleship’s Chowline will be open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Enjoy sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, soda, snacks and even cold beer for adults!

Battleship Father’s Day Packs

Give Dad the Gift of Fire Power! Father’s Day is June 20. The Battleship is offering a Father’s Day Pack of two Fire Power Tour tickets and two USS New Jersey red hats for just $49! To order your Battleship gifts for dad, email or call 866-877-6262 x111

Battleship Open for Tours Until 4pm Throughout the Summer!

Now guests visiting the Battleship will get an extra hour to tour our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship!  The Battleship’s Summer Tour Hours will be opening every day at 11am with the final tour departing at 4pm, which means you can stay aboard the ship to tour until 5:30pm. That’s one more hour to … Continued