- Quad 40 Gun Moved from Philly Navy Yard to Mahan Collection for Restoriation
Thursday July 06th, 2017
The Quadruple 40mm Bofors Gun Mounts, once aboard the USS New Jersey during WWII and the Korean War, are being moved from the Philadelphia Navy Yard for reconditioning at the Mahan Collection, Basking Ridge, NJ. After restoration, the Quad 40 will be moved to its final home at the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ.
- Fireworks Show is still on for Tonight, Saturday, July 1
Saturday July 01st, 2017
The Battleship is still open for the public viewing of the fireworks over the Delaware River at 9:30am tonight! We’ll have an appearance by the Phillies Phanatic, music, food concessions and bar service. Even take a chance to fire the 5-inch and saluting gun at the end of the fireworks show! Just a $10 donation ...
- Battleship Open for Fireworks Shows and Tours!
Saturday July 01st, 2017
The Battleship New Jersey, a private non-profit museum and memorial, will remain open for fire works tonight and Tuesday, July 4, as well as for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm. Any shutdown of the state will not affect the Battleship’s tours and events.
- L3 Communications Donate $5000 to Battleship’s 40 for the 40 Campaign
Tuesday June 27th, 2017
John Tierney and Ros Hardwick from L3 Communication Systems East, Camden, NJ, present a $5,000 donation to Battleship CEO Phil Rowan (center) to support the ship’s “40 For The 40” campaign to save four important World War II artifacts. The donation puts the Battleship past the $100,000, halfway mark for the project. For more information, ...
- Happy Fathers Day from the Big J!
Sunday June 18th, 2017
Happy Fathers Day! The Battleship salutes all dads!
Take Dad on a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship. Turret II guided tours launch at 11am and 1pm today, and Fire Power audio tours run throughout the day from 9:30am to 5pm.
- Office Trailers for Sale
Wednesday June 14th, 2017
Available for sale – trailers formerly used landside as offices at the Battleship New Jersey:
– 20′ x 32′ Split office building
2 office rooms, Reception area, Closet, Large conference room area, kitchenette, 1/2 bath
Large conference area. Wired for electric, network and phone.
AC unit needs work, Very well lit inside with large windows.
Building was built in two ...
- Battleship Closed for Tour on Friday, March 17
Friday March 17th, 2017
The Battleship will be closed for tours on Friday, March 17 so we can clear the remaining ice from the upper decks along the tour route. The Battleship will open for tours on Saturday, March 18 from 9:30am to 3pm.
- Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15
Tuesday March 14th, 2017
Due to the winter storm, the Battleship New Jersey is closed for tours today, Tuesday, March 14, and will be closed for tours on Wednesday, March 15.
- Battleship New Jersey Teak and Sterling Silver Pendants
Friday March 03rd, 2017
These nickel-sized pendants are made of teak removed from Battleship New Jersey during the process of deck restoration. The teak is set in sterling silver and features either a laser etched heart or a fouled anchor on one side and the Battleship New Jersey logo on the reverse side. Each pendant is $24.99 plus $3.00 ...
- Battleship Opens for Walk-up Tours Every Day Beginning March 1
Thursday February 23rd, 2017
The Battleship New Jersey opens for tours every day beginning Wednesday, March 1 from 9:30am to 3pm!
Guests can experience the Fire Power audio tour, which features the 16-inch gun turrets, Combat Engagement Center, Tomahawk Missile launch boxes, life aboard this floating city, crew narration, sound effects and more, every day beginning March 1.