Battleship Opens for Tours Every Day on March 1; Get Half Off a Tour!

The Battleship New Jersey will open for walk-up tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm, beginning Wednesday, March 1.   To celebrate opening every day, the Battleship is offering guests half-price Fire Power self-guided tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship throughout the day on Thursday, March 1.   Fire Power tours highlight the Battleship’s weapons … Continued

4 Overnight Experiences for Kids to Explore their Adventurous Sides

Want to get away? You don’t have to stray far to have a good time with these overnight experiences at establishments throughout the state. By Robert Strauss, Tom Wilk and Jacqueline Klecak | | January 12, 2018 | Appears in the January 2018issue Illustration by Katy Docktrill Adventure Aquarium 1 Riverside Drive, Camden On select Fridays and Saturdays in the winter, kids … Continued

Historic Battleship’s Giant Gun Barrels Moving to New Homes

The guns more closely resemble giant cannons, weighing 237,000 pounds each and measuring 66 feet in length. Author:Staff Published:5:12 PM EST January 11, 2018 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) — Three 16-inch gun barrels that were once used aboard the battleship USS New Jersey will be transported from Norfolk Naval Shipyard to new homes in Philadelphia and … Continued

Battleship New Jersey Museum Loses Its Heart-and-Soul Volunteer

CLOSE Russell Collins Jr. of Palmyra relates World War II experiences aboard the battleship New Jersey, BB-62, as a crewman. The excerpts are from an oral history interview he gave for the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial shortly after the retired Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial volunteer Russell … Continued

Army vs. Navy in Tug-of-War Competition on the Battleship’s Pier

DATE:           December 8, 2017   TIME:            3:00pm                  PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place, Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103                       DETAILS:     Cadets from Army will face off with students from the Midshipmen from Navy during a Tug-of-War competition on the pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 8 at 3pm. Guests are … Continued

Battleship New Jersey to Remember Pearl Harbor Day and Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Her Launch  

   T-6 Texan Trainer Prop Planes Fly Over in Morning, Firing of Quad 40 Gun in the Afternoon DATE:           December 7, 2017 TIME:            Pearl Harbor Day Fly Over and Wreath Presentation:    9:00 am                      75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey:  1:45pm                PLACE:         … Continued

Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship New Jersey

DATE:           December 5, 2017 TIME:            10:30 a.m.                   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place,  Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103                       DETAILS:     All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  The ceremony will occur at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 5 and is presented by the … Continued

A Piece of the Battleship New Jersey Returns

CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — The Battleship New Jersey, long retired from military duty, is looking a little more like she did when she was the pride of the US Navy. A major piece of her fire power returned this week to the deck of what is now a floating museum in Camden The Quad 40 was state of the art … Continued

Veterans Day Aboard the Battleship

TIME:  Saturday, November 11, 9:30am – 3pm Ceremony; 11am Veterans Car Show: 12pm – 3:30pm Free Haircuts for Veterans: 12pm – 3pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will salute all veterans with a variety of activities on Veterans Day, Saturday, November … Continued