• Free Onboard Class of “Women in the Navy” In March for Student Groups!
    Monday February 13th, 2017
    March is National Women’s History Month. To celebrate it, the Battleship is offering a complimentary class, “Women in the Navy,” for any schools or student groups that schedule a group tour of the Battleship in March. Group tours are just $10 per person and feature a 90-minute guided tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship. To ...
  • Battleship New Jersey Names Dave Ratcliffe as Volunteer of the Month for February
    Thursday February 09th, 2017
    Dave Ratcliffe has been a volunteer on the Battleship New Jersey since 2001.  His wife, Sue, is also a volunteer.  Both are long-time members of the Battleship’s Award Winning Brass Team.  Dave, who  lives in Bristol, PA,  where he works at a large machine shop.  He looks forward to the day when he can retire ...
  • Thanks for Making it a “Souper Weekend” at the Battleship!
    Monday February 06th, 2017
    The Battleship would like to thank all the guests who donated a can of soup during our opening weekend for walk-up tours.  Several dozens of cans were collected and will be donated to the Food Bank of South Jersey.  It truly was a “Souper Weekend!”
  • Help Save Important WWII and Korean War Artifacts
    Thursday February 02nd, 2017
    The World’s Greatest Battleship is working to acquire four unique artifacts that helped America win World War II and stop North Korean aggression. If the ship does not obtain these artifacts soon, they may be lost forever. With your help, the Battleship can obtain three 16” gun barrels used on the ship in WWII and ...
  • Battleship Flying Larger Flags!
    Thursday February 02nd, 2017
    The Battleship is now offering larger 5′ x 8′ American flags that have been flown above the Battleship!  The larger flags are available for a $100 donation and include a Certificate of Authenticity. The ship is still offering 4’x6′ flags.  These, along with a Certificate of Authenticity, are available for a $62 donation. Please complete, print and ...
  • Visit the Battleship TV Studio! Now Part of an Overnight Tour!
    Monday January 30th, 2017
    Guests spending the night aboard the Battleship will now get to check out the TV studio, once used on board for sailors to report news and happenings on the Battleship!  Sit behind the anchor’s desk, work the TV camera and more! The Battleship’s award-winning overnight program allows guests to sleep in the bunks that the sailors ...
  • Have a Slumber Party at These 15 Museums
    Wednesday January 25th, 2017
    The Battleship New Jersey’s award-winning overnight program was among 15 other museums listed in Fodor’s unique locations to have a slumber party!   To check out this story, visit http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/have-a-slumber-party-at-these-15-museums#!4-the-field-museum1 The Battleship offers our unique overnight programs for scouts, youth organizations and families.  Overnight guests can enjoy dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour ...
  • Battleship Awarded Google Ad Grant
    Thursday January 19th, 2017
    Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is a recipient of a Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Ad ...
  • Battleship Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Monday January 16th, 2017
    The Battleship New Jersey remembers and salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Let’s all live by his message of equality and love.   The Battleship is offering a free onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and an example of desegregation in the Navy. Just schedule a group tour of the Battleship in ...
  • Battleship Sounds the Ship’s Horn!
    Friday January 06th, 2017
    Volunteers of the Battleship recently restored the ship’s horn. It was sounded for the first time in public just after Midnight on New Year’s!  The horn will be available for guests to sound in the spring. The video shows WWII USS New Jersey veteran and Battleship volunteer Russ Collins pulling the switch the sound the ...