• Battleship Remembers EM1 Wayne “Buck” Metz
    Monday July 13th, 2020
    Battleship Remembers EM1 Wayne "Buck" Metz
    The Battleship New Jersey remembers shipmate Wayne “Buck” Metz, who passed away on July 9. Mr. Metz served as an EM1 in E Division aboard the USS New Jersey during her Vietnam commissioning. Fair winds and following seas, sailor.
  • Help Our Troops and Get a Free Tour of the Battleship
    Monday July 13th, 2020
    Help Our Troops and Get a Free Tour of the Battleship
    Help our troops!  Donate items for our troops overseas and get a free tour when you purchase an adult tour.  Military Support Group of NJ, a non-profit group, will collect and ship items to our military personnel overseas. You can drop items off at the Battleship’s Visitors Center any day between the hours of 10am ...
  • Own a Piece of the World’s Greatest Battleship
    Friday July 10th, 2020
    Own a Piece of the World's Greatest Battleship
    The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s (7/10) featured items are Battleship Teak Deck Pieces. Own a small piece of the Big J! As you may already know, we are in the process of restoring Battleship New Jerseys Teak Deck. In this process we are ...
  • Experience a Safe Tour of our Nation’s Most Decorated Battleship
    Friday July 10th, 2020
    Experience a Safe Tour of our Nation's Most Decorated Battleship
    Be like RADM. Robert Carney and ADM. Bull Halsey and wear a face covering when out in public! All guests touring the Battleship must wear face coverings, practice social distancing of one fathom – 6 ft – & pass a health screening, which includes a contactless temperature check.  The Battleship also experienced a full interior ...
  • Get a Battleship Firing T-Shirt
    Tuesday July 07th, 2020
    Get a Battleship Firing T-Shirt
    PURCHASE HERE The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s (7/7) featured item from the Ship’s Store is our  Ship Firing T-Shirt. Our Ship Firing T-Shirt features an image of Battleship New Jersey firing her 16-inch guns during our Vietnam Commission  (1968-1969) on the back. The ...
  • Battleship Challenge Coins!
    Monday July 06th, 2020
    Battleship Challenge Coins!
    PURCHASE HERE The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. The Battleship New Jersey Coins are Made in USA, and sell for $14.99 each. Please consider adding a donation to your purchase by clicking on the donation tab. Check out our online store for many more great items ...
  • Watch the July 4th Flyover from the Battleship!
    Friday July 03rd, 2020
    Watch the July 4th Flyover from the Battleship!
    Guests touring the Battleship on the afternoon of July 4th are welcome to stay aboard and watch the jets fly over Philadelphia at approximately 5:15pm. The United States Military announced a 4th of July flyover in Philadelphia as part of a salute to cities that played a pivotal role in the American Revolution. The flyover will be ...
  • Help Our Troops!
    Friday July 03rd, 2020
    Help Our Troops!
    Bring in an item below and the Military Support Group of NJ, a non-profit organization, will collect items, put them into care packages and send them to our military personnel overseas. Plus, we’ll give all donors a coupon for a free tour of the Battleship with the purchase of an adult tour! Items needed for our troops are: Almonds (Small Packages) Beef Jerky ...
  • Battleship Joins Museums and Historical Attractions in Ringing Ship’s Bell on July 4
    Friday July 03rd, 2020
    Battleship Joins Museums and Historical Attractions in Ringing Ship's Bell on July 4
    The Battleship will ring the Ship’s Bell 13 times at 2pm on July 4th as part of a national effort to salute Independence Day . The Battleship will join museums and historical attractions throughout the country in ringing her bell for freedom.
  • Battleship Awards Scholarships to Camden Students
    Thursday July 02nd, 2020
    Battleship Awards Scholarships to Camden Students
    The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial has named the recipients of her annual Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards for the school year of 2019-2020.  Ten students, all Camden, NJ residents, have been selected by their respective schools; one from each of the eight secondary schools in Camden, plus one student from Camden County College and one student from Rutgers University Camden.   The students receiving ...