• Battleship Awarded Google Ad Grant
    Thursday January 19th, 2017
    Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is a recipient of a Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Ad ...
  • Battleship Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Monday January 16th, 2017
    The Battleship New Jersey remembers and salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Let’s all live by his message of equality and love.   The Battleship is offering a free onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and an example of desegregation in the Navy. Just schedule a group tour of the Battleship in ...
  • Battleship Sounds the Ship’s Horn!
    Friday January 06th, 2017
    Volunteers of the Battleship recently restored the ship’s horn. It was sounded for the first time in public just after Midnight on New Year’s!  The horn will be available for guests to sound in the spring. The video shows WWII USS New Jersey veteran and Battleship volunteer Russ Collins pulling the switch the sound the ...
  • Happy New Year from the Crew of the Battleship!
    Sunday January 01st, 2017
    The crew of the Battleship New Jersey wish you and your family a safe and happy New Year! The Battleship is 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. However, the Battleship can open for a scheduled group tour, rental event and ...
  • Tickets Still Available for New Year’s Eve Fireworks!
    Thursday December 29th, 2016
    Tickets are available for both the 6pm and Midnight fireworks shows on New Year’ Eve.  Just a $10 donation gets you aboard the Battleship for the amazing view of the fireworks!  We’ll have music, food concessions, bar service and even the chance for someone to pull the trigger to fire the 5-inch gun at the ...
  • Saturday December 24th, 2016
    Merry Christmas from the Big J! The crew of the Battleship wish you a Merry Christmas. The Battleship will be closed on Dec. 25 to celebrate the holidays.  The ship will be open for tours on Monday, Dec. 26 thru Dec. 31 from 9:30am to 3pm.
  • Fire the 5-inch Gun at Conclusion of the 6pm and Midnight New Year’s Eve Fireworks
    Wednesday December 21st, 2016
    Fire the 5-inch gun at the conclusion of the 6pm and Midnight Fireworks! We’ll offer chances for guests to pull the trigger and fire this historic gun on New Year’s Eve! Watch either fireworks show from the deck of the Battleship. Music, food concessions and bar service will also be available. Just a $10 donation ...
  • New Mooring Lines Installed
    Tuesday December 20th, 2016
    The Battleship now has new mooring lines!  A special thanks to Captain Joe Benton and the crew of McAllister Towing, and Bernie Martin of Martin Line Handlers.  Also thanks to the Battleship’s head of maintenance, Dennis McMichael, for overseeing the project.
  • Battleship Tour Hours During the Holidays
    Monday December 19th, 2016
    The Battleship will be open every day, except Christmas, Dec. 25, from 9:30am to 3pm through Dec. 31 for walk-up tours.  The Battleship will be closed for walk-up tours throughout January.  Tickets for walk-up Fire Power tours are available on this website, or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office. Turret II ...
  • Tour the Battleship Today!
    Saturday December 17th, 2016
    The Battleship is open for walk-up tours today, Saturday, Dec. 17.  Experience the 16-inch gun turrets, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more. The Turret II tour launches today at 11am.  Climb five decks below the main deck.  Load projectiles, plot a ...