• Halloween Treats This Week at the Battleship
    Tuesday October 27th, 2020
    Halloween Treats This Week at the Battleship
    DATE:           Moonlight Tours:  Thursday, Oct. 28 and Friday, Oct. 31 at 6pm                         Candy Treats: Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial   DETAILS:     Dare to tour the World’s Greatest Battleship at night!  Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship. ...
  • BATTLESHIP CEREMONY TO REMEMBER CHIEF MICHAEL GORCHINSKI, KILLED AT U.S. MARINES CORPS HEADQUARTERS BOMBING IN BEIRUT, LEBANON, OCT. 23, 1983
    Tuesday October 20th, 2020
    BATTLESHIP CEREMONY TO REMEMBER CHIEF MICHAEL GORCHINSKI, KILLED AT U.S. MARINES CORPS HEADQUARTERS BOMBING IN BEIRUT, LEBANON, OCT. 23, 1983
    DATE:           Friday, Oct. 23rd, 10:00am PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial Forecastle (forward deck) DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will hold a memorial ceremony to remember the death of Michael Gorchinski, a chief aboard the USS New Jersey, who was killed in the U.S. Marines Headquarters bombing in Beirut, Lebanon on October 23, 1983.   Captain Walt Urban, ...
  • Battleship Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families
    Tuesday October 06th, 2020
    Battleship Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families
    Museums for All to increase accessibility of high-quality museum learning resources    Camden Waterfront, NJ — Today the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM),  to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit ...
  • Battleship Re-Opens for Tours on Saturday, Oct. 3
    Wednesday September 30th, 2020
    Battleship Re-Opens for Tours on Saturday, Oct. 3
    Battleship Will Open from 11am to 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays through the End of the Year   CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ — The Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial announced that the ship will re-open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm, beginning Saturday, October 3.   “We are grateful to both ...
  • Open For Tours Through Labor Day Then Will Temporarily Close
    Monday August 17th, 2020
    Open For Tours Through Labor Day Then Will Temporarily Close
    Battleship New Jersey Will Be Available For Tours Through Labor Day, And Then Will Temporarily Close U.S.S. New Jersey battles yet another enemy, COVID-19 (Camden, NJ) — Today, the Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial regretfully announces that the historic Naval ship moored on the Camden Waterfront will be available for ...
  • Battleship Celebrates WWII Victory Day on Saturday, August 15
    Wednesday August 12th, 2020
    Battleship Celebrates WWII Victory Day on Saturday, August 15
    PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial on Saturday, August 15 will not only experience how life was like aboard our nation’s most decorated and largest Battleship, but they will also experience World War II artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom, Admiral’s and Captain’s Cabins,and Crew’s Mess, encounter ...
  • Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4
    Tuesday August 04th, 2020
    Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4
      TIME:            Tuesday, August 4, 2020   DETAILS:       Due to the declared state of emergency, the Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on Tuesday, August 4. The ship plans to re-open for tours on Thursday, August 5 from 10am to 3pm. Please stay inside and be safe during the storm.
  • Battleship to Offer Free Tours of Engine Room Beginning Saturday, August 1
    Thursday July 30th, 2020
    Battleship to Offer Free Tours of Engine Room Beginning Saturday, August 1
    TIME:            Begins Saturday, August 1 and will run every day for a limited time DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey will extend the current Fire Power self-guided tour, with a free 20-minute guided Tour of the ship’s Engine Room, beginning Saturday, August 1 from 11am to 3pm.   The free extended tour will begin in the crew’s mess, which is ...
  • Donate Items to Our Troops Overseas and Get a Free Tour
    Tuesday July 07th, 2020
    Donate Items to Our Troops Overseas and Get a Free Tour
    TIME:            Friday,  July 3 thru Friday, July 31,   10am – 4pm DETAILS:       Bring in an item below and the Military Support Group of NJ, a non-profit organization, will collect the items, put them into care packages and send them to our military personnel overseas. Plus, we’ll give all donors a coupon for a free tour of the ...
  • 4th of July to Feature Saluting Gun Blast, Free Flags, Flyover and More!
    Friday July 03rd, 2020
    4th of July to Feature Saluting Gun Blast, Free Flags, Flyover and More!
    TIME:            Saturday, July 4,  10am – 5:30pm   DETAILS:       There may not be fireworks scheduled over the Delaware River for the 4th of the July this year, bur the Battleship New Jersey will allow guests to have a blast –literally!   From 10am to 4pm, on the hour, a guest touring the ship on July 4th can pull the ...