• Visit the Battleship TV Studio! Now Part of an Overnight Tour!
    Monday January 30th, 2017
    Guests spending the night aboard the Battleship will now get to check out the TV studio, once used on board for sailors to report news and happenings on the Battleship!  Sit behind the anchor’s desk, work the TV camera and more! The Battleship’s award-winning overnight program allows guests to sleep in the bunks that the sailors ...
  • Have a Slumber Party at These 15 Museums
    Wednesday January 25th, 2017
    The Battleship New Jersey’s award-winning overnight program was among 15 other museums listed in Fodor’s unique locations to have a slumber party!   To check out this story, visit http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/have-a-slumber-party-at-these-15-museums#!4-the-field-museum1 The Battleship offers our unique overnight programs for scouts, youth organizations and families.  Overnight guests can enjoy dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour ...
  • 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.