• 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 ...
  • Free Onboard Class on the USS Mason for Student Groups in January & February
    Tuesday January 15th, 2019
    Free Onboard Class on the USS Mason for Student Groups in January & February
    School classes that schedule a Fire Power or City at Sea guided tour of the Battleship in January or February can get a complimentary onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and a historic example of integration by the Navy. Your students can tour the Big J and learn about our nation’s ...
  • Battleship Closed for Tours Today, Sunday, Jan. 13
    Sunday January 13th, 2019
    THE BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY WILL BE CLOSED FOR TOURS TODAY DATE: Sunday, January 13, 2019 PLACE: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial 100 Clinton St. Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103 DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours today, Sunday, Jan. 13, due ...
  • “Souper” Weekends at the Battleship in January
    Thursday January 03rd, 2019
    "Souper" Weekends at the Battleship in January
    Guests who bring a can of soup to the Battleship during weekends in January will receive 20% off a Fire Power tour! Experience the massive 16-inch gun turrets, check out the bridge, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city — and enjoy 20% off your tour! Plus you will be helping our ...
  • New Exhibit for Three New Jersey Ships
    Thursday January 03rd, 2019
    New Exhibit for Three New Jersey Ships
    The Battleship New Jersey is excited to announce a new exhibit is in the works on the three warships named New Jersey: BB-16, BB-62, and the Virginia-class submarine SSN-796. We are currently collecting artifacts relating to the predreadnought battleship and the submarine, currently being constructed. If you have anything related to either vessel and would be ...
  • Battleship Welcomed Back Radioman Glenn Van Lear
    Wednesday January 02nd, 2019
    Battleship Welcomed Back Radioman Glenn Van Lear
    On 12/31/18 former crew member Glenn Van Lear came back to visit BB-62 for the first time since 1952 and shared his story with the Oral History program. He served on board as a radioman third class during the Korea Commission from 1950-52 and is a plank owner from that commission.
  • Happy New Year!
    Monday December 31st, 2018
    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year! The Battleship New Jersey is closed for tours on Jan. 1 and weekdays, except Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mon., Jan. 21. The ship will be open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays, and MLK Day, from 9:30am to 3pm throughout January. The Battleship can open any day for a ...