- Battleship to Close at 1:45pm Today, Tues., Mar. 20 and Closed for Tours Wed., Mar. 21
Tuesday March 20th, 2018
Due to snow and sleet today, Tuesday, March 20, the Battleship will close for tours at 1:45pm. The Battleship will also be closed for tours on Wednesday, March 21.
- Trams Head to Somerdale Collision for Refurbishing
Thursday March 15th, 2018
Magnolia Towing picked up two tram cars from the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial and will bring them to Somerdale Collision, where they will be repainted. Look for the trams to transport guests along the #CamdenWaterfront this spring!
- Wear Green for St. Patty’s Day and Save 20% on a Tour This Weekend
Wednesday March 14th, 2018
Wear your green to the Battleship New Jersey this Saturday and Sunday for St. Patrick’s Day and save 20% on a Fire Power Tour! The ship is open for tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm.
- New in the Collections: Captain (later Rear Admiral) John Atkeson’s Pennant
Friday March 02nd, 2018
Captain (later Rear Admiral) John Atkeson received this shadow box and pennant from the crew of USS New Jersey when his term of command was up in 1955. It was likely built on board the ship and was donated by his son Colonel John Atkeson Jr. USA, Retired. “Brute” Atkeson received the Navy Cross for his service in World ...
- See the Glass Crystal Art of the Wine Bottle Container that Christened the Big J
Thursday March 01st, 2018
Check out the glass crystal New Jersey wine bottle container, used by the First Lady of New Jersey to christen the USS New Jersey on December 7, 1942 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. See this beautiful piece on display in the Captain’s in-port Cabin as part of a Fire Power Tour.
The Battleship is open for yours every day from ...
- Battleship Opens for Tours Every Day on March 1; Get Half Off a Tour!
Wednesday February 28th, 2018
The Battleship New Jersey will open for walk-up tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm, beginning Wednesday, March 1.
To celebrate opening every day, the Battleship is offering guests half-price Fire Power self-guided tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship throughout the day on Thursday, March 1.
Fire Power tours highlight the Battleship’s weapons systems and how the ...
- Save 10% on Lunch at Victor’s Pub after your Tour of the Battleship
Friday February 23rd, 2018
Guests who tour the Battleship can save 10% on lunch at Victor’s Pub, located a short ride north of the Battleship. Just show your tour ticket stub for the discount.
The Battleship is open for tours on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm in February and open every day beginning March 1.
- Sit in the Quad 40 Gun!
Thursday February 22nd, 2018
Beginning this weekend, Sat., Feb. 24 & Sun., Feb. 25, guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial can now sit in the recently reinstalled Quad 40 gun, located on the fantail. You can move the gun barrel, but you won’t be firing the gun!
- Donate Soup and Get 20% off a Tour of the Battleship in February
Saturday February 17th, 2018
Guests who bring a can of soup to the Battleship will receive 20% off a Fire Power tour throughout February. The soup will be donated to the Food Bank of South Jersey.
The Battleship is open for tours Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19, throughout the month from 9:30am to 3pm. The Battleship will ...
- Free Haircuts for Vols & Staff in Battleship’s Barber Shop
Saturday February 17th, 2018
Battleship New Jersey Overnight Manager and USS New Jersey veteran Ken Kersch gets his hair cut in the ship’s Barber Shop by barber Jeanette Cairns. It’s been 49 years since Ken had his hair cut in the ship’s Barber Shop. Staff & vols received free haircuts today.