• Dive Deeper with Added Tours to Areas Not on the Public Tour Route!
    Friday March 15th, 2019
    Dive Deeper with Added Tours to Areas Not on the Public Tour Route!
    Visit and learn about the Battleship New Jersey’s Machine Shop, TV Studio, Colors and more! The Battleship’s Dive Deeper experience offers guests visits to onboard spaces not on the public tour route. Dive Deeper activities will take place Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • USS New Jersey Sub Under Contruction; Keel Laying on March 25
    Thursday March 14th, 2019
    USS New Jersey Sub Under Contruction; Keel Laying on March 25
    Technicians work on the construction of USS New Jersey (SSN-796), a Virginia class attack submarine, scheduled to be launched in 2021. Photos courtesy Huntington Ingalls Industries. Watch a Keel Laying Ceremony of the new attack sub at https://www.facebook.com/HuntingtonIngallsIndustries/ at 11:35 a.m. on March 25.
  • Battleship Closed for Tours on Monday, March 4
    Sunday March 03rd, 2019
    Due to the winter storm, the Battleship will be closed for tours on Monday, March 4.
  • Battleship Hosts Navy Re-Enlistment Ceremony
    Monday February 11th, 2019
    Battleship Hosts Navy Re-Enlistment Ceremony
    Congrats to FCA2 AEGIS TECHREP Nicole Arreaga, who held her re-enlistment ceremony aboard the Battleship on Friday, Feb. 8 in the Officers’ Wardroom.
  • Battleship Claims Artifacts and Equipment from Navy Yard Tour
    Friday January 25th, 2019
    Battleship Claims Artifacts and Equipment from Navy Yard Tour
    The Battleship New Jersey participated in the Philadelphia Navy Yard’s open house this week aboard the USS Charles F. Adams DDG-2. The Battleship crew included staff members Ryan Szimanski, Dennis McMichael Jr., and Ken Kersch, as well as radio club members Dave Burgess, and Paul Doughtery. The three-day tour was a success as ...
  • Complimentary Tours for Federal Employees Affected by the Shut Down
    Friday January 25th, 2019
    Complimentary Tours for Federal Employees Affected by the Shut Down
    The Battleship will offer complimentary Fire Power self-guided tours to federal employees affected by the government shut down this weekend. Just show your employees ID at the ship’s Ticket Office. The Battleship is open for tours Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm.
  • Win Tickets to the Philadelphia Auto Show!
    Thursday January 24th, 2019
    Win Tickets to the Philadelphia Auto Show!
    Guests touring the Battleship this Saturday and Sunday can enter to win two tickets to the Philadelphia Auto Show, Feb. 2 – 10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Battleship is open for Fire Power tours Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm. Experience the Combat Engagement Center, the Bridge, how the sailors lived aboard ...
  • The Battleship Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
    Monday January 21st, 2019
    The Battleship Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
    The Battleship New Jersey salutes and remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Let us all put into practice his teachings of love and peace.
  • Battleship Crew Enjoys King Cake from WWII Museum
    Thursday January 17th, 2019
    Battleship Crew Enjoys King Cake from WWII Museum
    The volunteers and staff of the Battleship enjoyed Mardi Gras king cake today, sent from our friends at the WWII Museum in New Orleans. The Battleship and the WWII Museum had a wager on the Eagles-Saints game. The Battleship is sending cases of Tastykake to the winning WWII Museum, which, very generously, also ...
  • Battleship Open for Tours on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21
    Tuesday January 15th, 2019
    Battleship Open for Tours on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21
    The Battleship New Jersey will be open for tours on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, from 9:30am to 3pm. Check out the 16-inch gun turrets, the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more! The Battleship is also open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30am ...