16-inch Gun Barrels On the Move; Arrive in Portlock, VA

The three 16-inch gun barrels, once used aboard the USS New Jersey, stopped at Portlock, VA today, where workers posed on the massive barrels.  The gun barrels are en route from Norfolk Naval Shipyard to their future homes in Philadelphia and New Jersey. The guns, which weigh 237,000 pounds each and measure 66 feet in … Continued

Battleship Closed for Walk-Up Tours in January

The Battleship New Jersey will be closed for walk-up tours in January.  We will re-open for walk-up tours on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as Presidents Day, in February from 9:30am to 3pm. The Battleship can open any day for scheduled group tours, rental events and overnights.  Interested parties can email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 … Continued

Battleship Closed for Tours on Christmas Day

The crew of the Battleship New Jersey wishes everyone a safe and merry Christmas!  The ship will be closed for tours on Christmas, Dec. 25. The Battleship will be open for tours every day except Christmas through Dec. 31.  Experience a tour of our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship from 9:30am to 3pm.  The … Continued

Chowline Open for Lunch, Saturday, Dec. 23

Enjoy lunch at the Chowline concession stand when you tour the Battleship on Saturday, Dec. 23.  The Chowline will be open from 11:30am to 2pm for sandwiches, snacks and beverages.  The Chowline will be closed on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24. The Battleship is open for tours every day, except Christmas, from 9:30am with the … Continued

Army-Navy Football Game Returns to Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – November 27, 2017 – On Saturday, December 9, all eyes will be on Philadelphia as the 118th Army-Navy Game presented by USAA kicks off at Lincoln Financial Field. As fans know, the annual Army-Navy Game is more than just a gridiron match between the United States Military Academy (USMA) and the United … 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

Battleship Closed for Tours on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16

DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, due to extremely icy conditions. Berthed on the Camden Waterfront across the Delaware River from Center City Philadelphia, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, a non-profit historic ship museum, offers overnights for scouts, youth groups and families, special … Continued