• American Red Cross’s Holiday for Heroes
    Thursday October 25th, 2018
    Send a touch of home! A simple card can have a profound impact. Show your support with an encouraging note for the holidays to the brave men and women who serve our country. Holidays for Heroes is a year-round campaign in which the American Red Cross provides the community with the opportunity to send cards of thanks ...
  • Battleship Host Rock Allegiance VIPs
    Tuesday September 25th, 2018
    The Battleship will welcome VIPs of the Rock Allegiance Music Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6. These special guests, who attend the concert featuring Limpbizkit and Papa Roach at the BB&T Pavilion, will get a complimentary tour of the Battleship throughout the day! We’ll also have food concessions and cash bars on the pier and fantail ...
  • Sept. 25 is National Register to Vote Day
    Tuesday September 25th, 2018
    Did you know that today, Tuesday, Sept. 25, was National Register To Vote Day? If you haven’t registered to vote, what are you waiting for? It cannot be easier! Visit http://www.nationalvoterregistrationday.org/
  • Chowline Open for Lunch Tues., Sept. 25 thru Thurs., Sept 27
    Tuesday September 25th, 2018
    The Chowline concession stand will be open for lunch on Tuesday Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Thursday, Sept. 27 from 11:30am to 1pm. The Chowline, which serves Dietz & Watson hot dogs and sausage sandwiches, snacks, and Pepsi products, is normally open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 2:30pm.
  • Battleship Chosen Top 100 Military Destinations
    Friday September 21st, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey was chosen as a Top 100 Military Destination in the soon-to-be-released book, “The Top 100 Military Sites in America.” The book was written by L. Douglas Keeney and will be published by New York’s Lyons Press. Mr. Keeney spent months traveling throughout our nation visiting military museums, military bases, and ...
  • Tell the World that the Battleship is a Great Nonprofit!
    Monday September 10th, 2018
    If you love the Battleship, then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of nonprofit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2018 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for ...
  • Tour the Battleship Every Day from 9:30am to 3pm This Fall
    Tuesday September 04th, 2018
    The Battleship’s Fall Tour hours will be in effect from Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Dec. 31. The ship will be open for tours every day, except for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, and Christmas, Tuesday, Dec. 25, from 9:30am with the last tour of the day departing at 3pm. The Battleship Tram will run ...
  • Battleship Remembers H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest
    Tuesday August 07th, 2018
    The Battleship remembers H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, philanthropist, civic leader and Navy veteran, who died on Sunday, August 5, at 88. The Battleship’s flags will be flown at half-mast in remembrance of Mr. Lenfest.
  • Own a Piece of History
    Saturday August 04th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey has signal flags retired due to wear. They flew above the ship on holidays and special events and are available for a donation: $75 each; three for $210, ten for $650, and all 26 for $1,500. Donations go towards to purchase of new signal flags. Supply is limited – requests will ...
  • 20mm Gun Added to Battleship’s Arsenal
    Saturday August 04th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey has added a 20mm gun on the portside fantail area, near the recently installed Quad 40 gun. The 20mm gun, which was lifted on the ship with the help of United Rentals, sits where one was once located aboard the Battleship and points at the Philadelphia Navy Yard The Navy Yard, ...