BEHIND-THE-SCENES AND CURATOR’S TOURS

 

These two types of personal, customized, three-hour-long tours take your group to places you want to go that are not available on the public tour routes! A Curator’s Tour, led by Ryan Szimanski is available for a donation of $1,000. Ryan will take guests to some of his favorite off-the-tour-route places as seen on the museum’s YouTube Channel. Or your group can experience a Behind-the-Scenes Tour with a knowledgeable member of our curatorial team for a $500 donation. These reservation-only, private tours are available for groups of up to 10 people. Please email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 856-296-4987 to make your reservation today.


Group Tours

Whatever your group’s size, age or interest, we have a tour package that is sure to meet your needs.

All rates listed below are based on purchasing a minimum of 20 tickets at least two weeks prior to your visit date.

Contact our Group Sales department toll-free at 856-296-4987, or by email at groups@battleshipnewjersey.org, to book your group.

Choose from the following:

 

Fire Power Tours:

A 90-minute journey through American history! Our knowledgeable tour guides will take your group through the Battleship’s awesome 16″ gun turrets and other weapons systems, the Admiral’s and Captain’s cabins, communications center, navigational bridge, Wardroom, berthing area and much more. On your tour, you will learn about the critical role the Battleship New Jersey played in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East and understand why she was the most feared ship ever to stalk the seas.

RATES(per person)
Standard Group
Tour Operator
Adults
(ages 12-61)
$19.95 $18.95
Seniors
(ages 62+)/veterans
$15.00 $14.00
Children
(ages 6-11)
$10.00 $9.00

 

– one complimentary chaperone ticket issued for every 20 tickets purchased at least two weeks prior to visit date

– tour operator escorts and tour bus drivers are complimentary

– World War II Veterans: Free


City at Sea Tours:

On this hour-and-half tour lead by specially-trained guides, your group will see the areas of the ship not previously viewed by the public. This includes the Machine Shops, the Medical and Dental facilities, the Post Office, the TV Studio and Control Room, the Brig, the Barber Shop and more.

RATES(per person)
Standard Group
Tour Operator
Adults
(ages 12-61)
$19.95 $18.95
Seniors
(ages 62+)/veterans
$15.00 $14.00
Children
(ages 6-11)
$10.00 $9.00

 

– one complimentary chaperone ticket issued for every 20 tickets purchased at least two weeks prior to visit date

– tour operator escorts and tour bus drivers are complimentary

– World War II Veterans: Free


Fish and Ship Tours:

Make it a day on the Camden Waterfront!  This popular package features a guided tour of the Battleship, which features the massive 16-inch gun turret, the Combat Engagement Center, how the sailors lived aboard this floating city and more, PLUS a self-guided tour of the incredible and close-by Adventure Aquarium, showcasing Shark Realm, the thrilling West African River Experience, the Jules Verne Gallery and so much more!

RATES(per person)
Standard Group
Summer Rates (June 1 thru Sept. 7)
Adults/Children/Seniors/Veterans  $26.50* $27.50

 

* For groups of 20 or more.
– one complimentary chaperone ticket issued for every 10 tickets purchased at least two weeks prior to visit date for groups of 20 or more students.

– World War II Veterans: Free


Ticket to Freedom Tours:

Learn about the document that secures our freedom and a Battleship that defended it! This in-demand package features a docent-guided tour of the Battleship New Jersey and a self-guided tour of the fabulous National Constitution Center (NCC) on historic Independence Mall in Philadelphia. With a live, patriotism-inspiring presentation entitled “freedom Rising” as its centerpiece, the NCC offers over 100 fun, interactive exhibits designed to increase the understanding and appreciation of our nation’s Constitution.

RATES(per person)
Standard Group
Tour Operator
Adults
(ages 18+)
$17.50 $17.50
Children
(ages 5-17)/veterans
$15.50 $15.50

 

– one complimentary chaperone ticket issued for every 10 tickets purchased at least two weeks prior to visit date

– World War II Veterans: Free


Ship to Ship Tours:

Ahoy! Experience three heroic, historic ships in Camden & Philadelphia- Battleship New Jersey, Cruiser Olympia & Submarine Becuna. A full day, on two waterfronts, of naval historic, honor & bravery.. Maneuver an underwater robotic vehicle, fire the mock cannon and explore U.S. naval history. Climb aboard two National Historic Landmark ships, the Cruiser Olympia and the World War II and Cold War Submarine Becuna. Located at Independence Seaport Museum at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia.  Cross the Delaware River to our nation’s most decorate battleship. The Battleship New Jersey.

RATES(per person)
Groups of 20 or more
Adults
(ages 18+)
$21
Children
(ages 5-17)/veterans
$21