• Meet Author of Lilla’s Sunflowers Friday, Nov. 11 from 11:30am to 2pm
    Friday November 11th, 2016
    Celebrate Veterans Day Aboard Battleship New Jersey At A Book Signing Event With Colleen Rowan Kosinski Author and Illustrator Of Children’s Picture Book, LILLA’S SUNFLOWERS Friday November 11, 2016 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Battleship New Jersey Museum Gift Shop. No ticket necessary to access museum gift shop. Meet Colleen and hear veterans share their ...
  • Free Tours for Vets for Veterans Day!
    Friday November 11th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey salutes our veterans with complimentary tours of the ship today, Veterans Day.  The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am to 3pm. The Battleship will also hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 11am today.  Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret) will serve as MC, while WWII veteran and ...
  • CBS3 Eyewitness News Aboard the Battleship
    Friday November 11th, 2016
    Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret), Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey  talks with Patrick Gallen of CBS3 Eyewitness News about Veterans Day on the Battleship.  Tours are complimentary to veterans today and the ship will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle at 11am.  
  • Happy Birthday US Marine Corps
    Thursday November 10th, 2016
    The Battleship salutes and wishes the United States Marine Corps a happy birthday today!
  • 16-Inch Gun Projectile on the Move!
    Tuesday November 08th, 2016
    Super human staff?? Battleship staff members Dennis McMichael (right) & Harry Aharon move a 16-inch gun projectile on the ship’s pier.  However, this was only a fiberglass model of the 1,900-pound  projectile, once fired 23 miles from the Battleship, which is open every day for tours from 9:30am to 3pm.
  • Be Sure to Vote Today. Then Tour the World’s Greatest Battleship!
    Tuesday November 08th, 2016
    Cast your ballot then take a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship! It’s a beautiful day to walk along the decks that Presidents once walked upon! Check out the 16-inch gun turrets, learn how the crew lived and more. Open every day from 9:30am to 3pm!
  • Take Home a Souvenir Photo at the Battleship on Weekends!
    Monday November 07th, 2016
    Let our professional photographers capture your visit to the World’s Greatest Battleship with a photo of you on the pier of the Battleship with the ship in the background.  These vividly beautiful photographs come in a Battleship folder.  The perfect keep safe from a day aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship! Photos will be available for ...
  • Battleship Lit Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness in November
    Friday November 04th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey has turned her lights purple in November for National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness. November 17 is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day. The society is asking venues to “turn it purple” in November for support of pancreatic cancer awareness.  For more information, visit: https://pancreaticcanceraction.org/support-us/awareness-month/world-pancreatic-cancer-day-2/
  • Battleship Turned Pink for Lights for a Cure in October
    Friday November 04th, 2016
    The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial was proud to turn her lights pink and participate in the Susan G. Komen “Lights for a Cure” Program in October.  The Battleship joined hundreds of buildings and structures by lighting the ship pink to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To see coverage of the Battleship’s pink ...
  • Own a Piece of History!
    Thursday November 03rd, 2016
    This piece of the teak from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey was removed and replaced in 2015. The Battleship is replacing all 53,000 sq. ft. of the teak deck. Unlike regular deck boards, this piece was originally custom crafted to fit around the quadruple Bofors 40 mm gun tub on the forecastle that ...