• Little Lights Activity for July: Rockets Red Glare
    Monday July 05th, 2021
    Little Lights Activity for July:  Rockets Red Glare
    Little Lights, presented by the Charles Edison Fund: Rockets Red Glare Join museum educator’s every day on the battleship’s mess decks to build your own paper rocket and see if you can hit the target! Test different designs to see if you can make your rocket spin in the air, go the longest distance, or fly ...
  • Little Kids Can Play Safely in Jason’s Kids Kompartment
    Wednesday June 30th, 2021
    Little Kids Can Play Safely in Jason's Kids Kompartment
    Younger kids and toddlers can have a fun and safe space to learn about the ship and play in Jason’s Kids Kompartment, presented by Lockheed Martin.  Kids can safely play captain in the re-created ship’s bow, try on military uniforms, enjoy playing with toys and coloring, shoot some hoops in the mini-basketball net and more! Jason’s ...
  • Battleship and Clinton St. Parking is Open Today, Monday, June 21
    Monday June 21st, 2021
    Battleship and Clinton St. Parking is Open Today, Monday, June 21
    Guests can still tour our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship today, Monday, June 21, as well as park safely and close along Clinton St. A pipe burst on Clinton St. and 2nd St in Camden has led to the road closure.  But guests can still travel along Harbor Blvd. and make a right to parking ...
  • Chowline Open for Lunch Saturdays and Sundays
    Friday June 11th, 2021
    Chowline Open for Lunch Saturdays and Sundays
    Eat lunch where the sailors ate! The Battleship’s Chowline will be open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Enjoy sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, soda, snacks and even cold beer for adults!
  • Battleship Father’s Day Packs
    Thursday June 03rd, 2021
    Battleship Father's Day Packs
    Give Dad the Gift of Fire Power! Father’s Day is June 20. The Battleship is offering a Father’s Day Pack of two Fire Power Tour tickets and two USS New Jersey red hats for just $49! To order your Battleship gifts for dad, email shop@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x111
  • Battleship Open for Tours Until 4pm Throughout the Summer!
    Tuesday June 01st, 2021
    Battleship Open for Tours Until 4pm Throughout the Summer!
    Now guests visiting the Battleship will get an extra hour to tour our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship!  The Battleship’s Summer Tour Hours will be opening every day at 11am with the final tour departing at 4pm, which means you can stay aboard the ship to tour until 5:30pm. That’s one more hour to climb ...
  • Ceremony, Gun Shoots, and Free Prints and Tours during Memorial Day Weekend Aboard the Battleship
    Thursday May 27th, 2021
    Ceremony, Gun Shoots, and Free Prints and Tours during Memorial Day Weekend Aboard the Battleship
       Camden Waterfront, N.J.—   The Battleship New Jersey will honor our military heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a ceremony at 10am on Memorial Day.  But we will also celebrate the beginning of the summer with saluting gun shoots, free prints of the USS New Jersey and free tours when you drop off old electronics!   The Battleship has ...
  • Get Old Salt Coffee at the Battleship’s Stores and Support the Big J
    Thursday May 13th, 2021
    Get Old Salt Coffee at the Battleship's Stores and Support the Big J
    Old Salt Coffee was started in 2020 by two Navy veterans and their sons, a firefighter and a software engineer – all of whom love a good Cup O’ Joe! With this passion for java and an appreciation for the spoken word, they launched Old Salt Coffee with the added premise of bringing Sailors together – ...
  • Get a Battleship Signal Flag
    Thursday May 13th, 2021
    Get a Battleship Signal Flag
    The Battleship has 130 signal flags which fly above the ship on holidays and special events. These flags include letters, numbers, and specialty flags such as the Port Pennant, Starboard Pennant, Speed Pennant, etc. Each flag is larger than three feet wide. From time to time these flags are retired and replaced due to wear. For ...
  • Ed Spivey, One of the First Crewmen to Board the USS New Jersey
    Monday May 10th, 2021
    Ed Spivey, One of the First Crewmen to Board the USS New Jersey
    Facebook Twitter Email Print SaveARDIE ARVIDSON Morning News ARDIE ARVIDSON Morning News DARLINGTON, S.C. — As a seaman aboard the USS New Jersey BB62 during World War II, Virlin Edward “Ed” Spivey was involved in many battles. He endured 27 months of continuous sea duty. To this day, the 96-year-old veteran remembers time spent inside the battleship. Spivey said he couldn’t see the ...