• Battleship Chosen Top 100 Military Destinations
    Friday September 21st, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey was chosen as a Top 100 Military Destination in the soon-to-be-released book, “The Top 100 Military Sites in America.” The book was written by L. Douglas Keeney and will be published by New York’s Lyons Press. Mr. Keeney spent months traveling throughout our nation visiting military museums, military bases, and ...
  • Tell the World that the Battleship is a Great Nonprofit!
    Monday September 10th, 2018
    If you love the Battleship, then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of nonprofit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2018 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for ...
  • Tour the Battleship Every Day from 9:30am to 3pm This Fall
    Tuesday September 04th, 2018
    The Battleship’s Fall Tour hours will be in effect from Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Dec. 31. The ship will be open for tours every day, except for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, and Christmas, Tuesday, Dec. 25, from 9:30am with the last tour of the day departing at 3pm. The Battleship Tram will run ...
  • Battleship Remembers H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest
    Tuesday August 07th, 2018
    The Battleship remembers H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, philanthropist, civic leader and Navy veteran, who died on Sunday, August 5, at 88. The Battleship’s flags will be flown at half-mast in remembrance of Mr. Lenfest.
  • Own a Piece of History
    Saturday August 04th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey has signal flags retired due to wear. They flew above the ship on holidays and special events and are available for a donation: $75 each; three for $210, ten for $650, and all 26 for $1,500. Donations go towards to purchase of new signal flags. Supply is limited – requests will ...
  • 20mm Gun Added to Battleship’s Arsenal
    Saturday August 04th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey has added a 20mm gun on the portside fantail area, near the recently installed Quad 40 gun. The 20mm gun, which was lifted on the ship with the help of United Rentals, sits where one was once located aboard the Battleship and points at the Philadelphia Navy Yard The Navy Yard, ...
  • Battleship Remembers the Vietnam War-Era with Return of a Swimming Pool
    Thursday August 02nd, 2018
    PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: In 1967, while she was being reactivated for the Vietnam War, 40mm anti-aircraft guns were removed. To save time and money, the tubs, where the guns were housed, were left in place. Captain J. Edward Snyder ...
  • CBS3’s SummerFest is Headed to Camden This Week!
    Wednesday August 01st, 2018
    The Eyewitness News team will explore the town to give viewers the full Camden experience. First up, Reporter Tori Woodill kicks things off Thursday, August 2 in the 11 p.m. news with a first taste of Donkey’s Place. Then, on Friday, August 3, the team will be live at The Battleship New Jersey for their ...
  • Have Your Fantasy Football Draft Aboard the Battleship!
    Tuesday July 31st, 2018
    Attention Fantasy Football Leagues: Want to make your draft historic — have it aboard the Battleship New Jersey! We have a choice of locations for any size league. Amenities include Wifi access, A/V, catering and concessions, and bar service. Add on a tour of the Battleship or even fire the ship’s gun! ...
  • Xponential Festival Guests Get Half-Priced Tours this Weekend!
    Friday July 27th, 2018
    Guests coming to the Xponential Music Festival at Wiggins Park on the Camden Waterfront, NJ this weekend can get a half-price tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship! Just show your ticket or ticket stub at the Battleship New Jersey’s Ticket Office and get a 50% discount on a self-guided tour. Good Friday, July ...