• Battleship Announces Veteran Interview Schedule for Vietnam War Living History Day
    Thursday April 05th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey will host the 8th annual Vietnam War Living History Day on Saturday,  April 7 from 10am to 3pm.  The event, which includes Vietnam War re-enactors throughout the ship and artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom, also features Vietnam veteran interview sessions in the wardroom. The schedule of interviews is below.  This year, the Battleship’s Curatorial ...
  • Drive the Tram Car Please
    Wednesday April 04th, 2018
    Do you enjoy leasurely drives along a scenic waterfront?  Do you like interacting with friendly people?  Do you have an interest being part of the Battleship New Jersey crew?  If you answered yes to the questions above and have a valid driver’s license, then the Battleship needs you to drive a tram this summer!  The Battleship will ...
  • Navy Son of USS New Jersey WWII Captain Visits the Ship
    Monday April 02nd, 2018
    Tim Wooldridge, the son of Captain Edmund T. Wooldridge, the Commanding Officer of USS New Jersey during the later part of WWII, toured the Battleship with is wife last week.  Mr. Woolridge, the former Executive Officer aboard the USS Forrestal, visited from Annapolis, MD.
  • Free Marshmallow Peeps for Kids at Battleship This Weekend
    Saturday March 31st, 2018
    Kids can enjoy free marshmallow PEEPS today with a tour of the Battleship New Jersey for #Easter Weekend!  The Peeps are available in the ship’s Gift Shop Saturday, Easter Sunday and Monday, April 2, while supplies last.
  • Save The Dates for Beer Festivals on the Battleship!
    Monday March 26th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey will hold three beer festivals aboard the ship this year.  The dates are below.  More details for each beer festival will be posted soon.   NJ Beer Festival, Saturday, June 23. 1pm – 5pm.  Enjoy delicious craft beers from breweries in the Garden State.   WMGK Brew Blast, Saturday, September 8, 1pm – 5pm.  Over ...
  • Battleship Closed for Tours on Thursday, March 22
    Thursday March 22nd, 2018
    Due to the snow storm, the Battleship is closed for tours on Thursday, March 22.  The Twilight Tour scheduled for 6pm on March 22 has also been cancelled. The Battleship will be open for , March 23 from 9:30am to 3pm.
  • 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 ...