• Naturalization and Wreath Ceremony Aboard the Battleship for Memorial Day
    Thursday May 26th, 2016
    Naturalization and Wreath Ceremony Aboard the Battleship for Memorial Day
    Camden, N.J. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Mount Laurel Field Office Director Ya-Mei Chen will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony on board the historic Battleship New Jersey on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m.  The ceremony will take place on the Battleship’s fantail (tented ...
  • USS New Jersey Silver Returns to the Battleship
    Friday May 20th, 2016
    USS New Jersey Silver Returns to the Battleship
    The Tiffany silverware for the USS New Jersey was packed up and transported from Drumthwacket, the New Jersey Governor’s residence in Princeton, NJ, and brought back to the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, on the Camden Waterfront, NJ,  today.  The Battleship and the Governor’s office agreed on a deal to share the silver for guests to see.  ...
  • WWII USS New Jersey Vet’s Remarks Highlight Battleship’s 73rd Anniversary of Commissioning Ceremony
    Thursday May 19th, 2016
    WWII USS New Jersey Vet's Remarks Highlight Battleship's 73rd Anniversary of Commissioning Ceremony
      Remarks from WWII USS New Jersey Veteran, Wreath Ceremony on Forecastle  TIME:            6:30pm, Monday, May 23, 2016 DETAILS:      The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate the 73rd anniversary of her commissioning into the U.S. Navy with a ceremony on her forecastle at 6:30am on Monday, May 23. Highlights of the Commissioning ceremony will include remarks by ...
  • A Different Kind Of Army-Navy Game Coming This Summer
    Wednesday May 18th, 2016
    May 17, 2016 3:36 PM By Paul Kurtz Army and Navy players demonstrate a rugby “scrum.” (credit: Paul Kurtz) by Paul Kurtz PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Army and Navy will be clashing again but this time the game is rugby. The service academies will be among dozens of teams taking part in the upcoming Collegiate Rugby Championship in Chester. The Battleship ...
  • Camden Waterfront Among Six Local Trips You Need to Take This Summer
    Monday May 16th, 2016
    Camden Waterfront Among Six Local Trips You Need to Take This Summer
    BY ANNE E. KOONS Phillyvoice.com Entertaining your kids during the summer months can be a full-time job. Luckily, South Jersey is full of fun places even the most demanding kids will enjoy. You don’t have to take a week-long vacation to have a good time. Squeezing in a few day trips here and there can keep your ...
  • PANCAKE BREAKFAST, TOURS FOR “SOUPER” OPENING WEEKEND ABOARD THE BATTLESHIP
    Sunday February 07th, 2016
    DATES: Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, 9:00am to Noon Tours: Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 6 & 7, 9:30am to 3pm DETAILS: Enjoy a pancake breakfast served from the chowline of the Battleship New Jersey, Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9am to noon. We’ll also have a Bloody Mary and Mimosa cash bar. Plus, guests can add-on a tour ...
  • PANCAKE BREAKFAST ABOARD THE BATTLESHIP
    Saturday February 06th, 2016
    DATE: Saturday, February 6, 2016 9:00am DETAILS: Enjoy a pancake breakfast served from the chowline of the Battleship New Jersey, Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9am to noon. We’ll also have a Bloody Mary and Mimosa cash bar. Plus, guests can add-on a tour of the Battleship for that day for just $10 more. Tickets for the Pancake ...
  • BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY TO BRING IN 2016 WITH A BANG!
    Tuesday December 22nd, 2015
    CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ – December 22, 2015 – The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will once again bring in the New Year with a bang! Our nation’s largest and most decorated battleship will allow families to spend the First Night of 2016 overnight aboard the Big J, as well as offer Fireworks Viewing for both ...
  • WAR-WINNING BATTLESHIP GUNS SIT IN FIELD
    Thursday December 10th, 2015
    By Carol Comegno CAMDEN – Gigantic gun barrels 66 feet long and 16 inches in diameter lay in a Virginia field nearly forgotten. They helped in World War II and the Korean War with their awesome firepower when they were aboard the Iowa-class Battleship New Jersey, now retired as a museum on the city waterfront. Since being replaced ...
  • PEARL HARBOR DAY COMMEMORATION, DEC. 7, 10AM
    Monday December 07th, 2015
    Date: Dec. 7, 2015 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place, Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103 Attendees: – Camden County Freeholder Deputy Director Ed McDonnell; – Gloucester County Freeholder Deputy Director Joe Chila; – U.S. Representative Donald Norcross – Camden County veterans and their families Details: The Camden County Freeholder Board, Gloucester County Freeholder Board and Congressman ...