• The Battleship Salutes Greta Zimmer Friedman, Nurse from the WWII Times Square Kiss
    Saturday September 17th, 2016
    The Battleship remembers Greta Zimmer Friedman, the nurse from the iconic Times Square kiss, celebrating victory in World War II.  Ms. Friedman passed away on Sept. 8 at the age of 92. Ms. Friedman’s kiss was captured in the sculpture, “Embracing Peace, ” created by Seward Johnson.  One of the sculptures sits on the pier of ...
  • Battleship Welcomes Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum
    Monday September 12th, 2016
    The Battleship welcomes the new Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum. Check out Camden’s shipbuilding history, shipbuilding techniques and an exhibit on African-American North Pole discover Matthew Henson. The Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum is located on 1910 Broadway, Camden, NJ.  For more information, visit www.camdenshipyardmuseum.org.
  • Ride the Flight Simulator, Wednesday through Sunday This Fall
    Monday September 05th, 2016
    Experience the simulation of being catapulted off the Battleship during WWII.  You’ll fly over Iwo Jima, avoid anti-aircraft fire, engage in a dog fight and hopefully make it back to the Battleship to land in the seas and being hoisted by crane back on deck! The Flight Simulator is open for rides Wednesday through Sunday for ...
  • Congrats to Mr. and Mrs Caraballo!
    Sunday September 04th, 2016
    Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. William and Evelyn Caraballo for tying the knot aboard the Battleship New Jersey today!  The couple held their wedding ceremony and reception on the ship’s historic fantail.
  • Free Tours for Union Members on Labor Day
    Thursday September 01st, 2016
    As a thanks for the support from local unions — like the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey, who volunteered to paint the ship’s hull – and to celebrate Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, all union members with a valid ID can experience a free self-guided tour of the Battleship. ...
  • M2 Browning 50 Cal Portside Gun Now with Sound Effects
    Tuesday August 30th, 2016
    https://youtu.be/Xjlrl3FcmgI Army veteran Robert Mack, of Colorado, fires the M2 Browning .50 cal gun — now with sound! — on the portside of the forecastle today.  Battleship volunteers recently added sound effects to the gun, which guests can check out as part of a Fire Power tour of the Battleship.
  • Buzz Cuts on the Battleship!
    Saturday August 27th, 2016
    Kids are getting free buzz cuts from stylists from Rizzieri Aveda School in the Battleship’s Barber Shop today!  The Battleship is offering free buzz cuts for kids and men’s hair cuts for just a $10 donation until 2pm today, Saturday, Aug. 27.
  • Battleship Offers Free Buzz Cuts for Back to School
    Thursday August 25th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will offer complimentary buzz cuts in the ship’s Barber Shop for Back-to-School on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10am to 2pm!  Men can also get a haircut for a $10 donation, which will go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Students from the Rizzieri Aveda ...
  • Patriot Honor Ride to Stop at the Battleship on Wed., Aug. 17 at Noon
    Tuesday August 16th, 2016
    The Patriot Honor Ride will take Col. Gary West from Lubec, Maine to Key West, Fla., on a 60-day journey to raise funds for veterans.  On Wednesday, Aug. 17 at noon, Col. West will make a stop at the Battleship New Jersey, our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship.  The Battleship will conduct a flag ceremony and Col. ...
  • WWII & USS New Jersey Vet Russ Collins Interviewed for WWII Victory Day
    Saturday August 13th, 2016
    WWII and USS New Jersey veteran Russ Collins discussed Adm. William “Bull” Halsey with Battleship Curator Jason Hall. The interview was part of WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship today. Russ, who also volunteers aboard the Battleship, served aboard the Big J when Adm. Halsey called her his flag ship during WWII.