• Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship
    Sunday May 27th, 2018
    Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship
    TIME:            10AM, Monday, May 28   DETAILS:       The Battleship will a hold a Memorial Day ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) with the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus on Monday, May 28 at 10am.  The ceremony will feature the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River to remember our military brethren who gave the ultimate sacrifice for ...
  • Battleship Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Her Commissioning
    Tuesday May 22nd, 2018
    Battleship Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Her Commissioning
     Remarks from WWII USS New Jersey Veteran, Quad 40 Gun Shoot and more!   TIME:            10am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018   DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate the 75th anniversary of her commissioning into the U.S. Navy with a ceremony on her forecastle at 10am on Wednesday, May 23.   Highlights of the Commissioning ceremony will include remarks by ...
  • NCAA College Rugby Teams’ Demonstration at Battleship
    Sunday May 20th, 2018
    NCAA College Rugby Teams' Demonstration at Battleship
    Men’s Rugby 7s Squads from Navy, Saint Joseph’s & Villanova and Women’s Squads from Temple & Drexel Set for “Rugby 101” Demonstration at Battleship New Jersey, Tuesday, May 22 in Advance of 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship   Video, Photography and Interview Opportunities Available to Qualified Media Outlets   WHO:                   Men’s College Rugby 7s Teams from Navy, Saint ...
  • USS NEW JERSEY GUN BARREL DEDICATION AT THE PHILADELPHIA NAVY YARD
    Friday May 18th, 2018
    USS NEW JERSEY GUN BARREL DEDICATION AT THE PHILADELPHIA NAVY YARD
    CAMDEN, NJ – May 17, 2018 – A 16-inch gun barrel, once used aboard the USS New Jersey in World War II and the Korean War, will be formally dedicated as a memorial at the Marine Parade Grounds at the Philadelphia Navy Yard during a ceremony at 2pm on Wednesday, May 23, which also is the 75th ...
  • Battleship Announces Veteran Interview Schedule for Vietnam War Living History Day
    Thursday April 05th, 2018
    Battleship Announces Veteran Interview Schedule for Vietnam War Living History Day
    DATE:           Saturday, April 7: Vietnam War Artifact Displays, Re-enactors, Veteran Sessions:  10:00 am – 3 pm   DETAILS:     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 ...
  • Battleship’s Vietnam War Living History Day, Saturday, April 7
    Tuesday April 03rd, 2018
    Battleship's Vietnam War Living History Day, Saturday, April 7
    Vietnam War Artifacts, Re-enactors, Veteran Interviews & More!   DATE:           Saturday, April 7: Vietnam War Artifact Displays, Re-enactors, Veteran Sessions:  10:00 am – 3 pm   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will host the 8th annual Vietnam War Living History Day on Saturday,  April 7 from 10am to 3pm – last tour of the day departing at 3pm.  The event, ...
  • Red Cross to Kick Off ‘March is Red Cross Month’ Aboard the Battleship
    Thursday March 01st, 2018
    Red Cross to Kick Off 'March is Red Cross Month' Aboard the Battleship
    The American Red Cross New Jersey Region will be holding a ceremony and flag raising aboard the Battleship New Jersey to kick off March is Red Cross Month in New Jersey. The Battleship New Jersey will fly the Red Cross flag and be illuminated at night in red lights throughout March to honor all those ...
  • Battleship Opens for Tours Every Day on March 1; Get Half Off a Tour!
    Wednesday February 28th, 2018
    Battleship Opens for Tours Every Day on March 1; Get Half Off a Tour!
    The Battleship New Jersey will open for walk-up tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm, beginning Wednesday, March 1.   To celebrate opening every day, the Battleship is offering guests half-price Fire Power self-guided tours of the World’s Greatest Battleship throughout the day on Thursday, March 1.   Fire Power tours highlight the Battleship’s weapons systems and how the ...
  • 4 Overnight Experiences for Kids to Explore their Adventurous Sides
    Wednesday January 17th, 2018
    Want to get away? You don’t have to stray far to have a good time with these overnight experiences at establishments throughout the state. By Robert Strauss, Tom Wilk and Jacqueline Klecak | | January 12, 2018 | Appears in the January 2018issue Illustration by Katy Docktrill Adventure Aquarium 1 Riverside Drive, Camden On select Fridays and Saturdays in the winter, kids (accompanied by adults) can spend ...
  • Historic Battleship’s Giant Gun Barrels Moving to New Homes
    Friday January 12th, 2018
    Historic Battleship's Giant Gun Barrels Moving to New Homes
    The guns more closely resemble giant cannons, weighing 237,000 pounds each and measuring 66 feet in length. Author:Staff Published:5:12 PM EST January 11, 2018 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) — Three 16-inch gun barrels that were once used aboard the battleship USS New Jersey will be transported from Norfolk Naval Shipyard to new homes in Philadelphia and New Jersey. The guns ...