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General Admission

Self-Guided Tour:

$30 for Adults, $25 for Seniors  and Children age 12 and under,  $20 for Veterans

Tour Hours:

Self- Guided Tours are available everyday from 10am to 5:30, last boarding is at 4pm.    

This Fire Power tour is an overall view of the Battleship New Jersey takes guests five levels up and two decks below. The main deck features exhibits that encompasses the 48 years in and out of service. Guides are available for questions and conversations in various locations along the tour. The tour also includes two guided experiences found along the route: an Engineering   experience that lets you walk through a portion of our engineering spaces and a Turret II experience that gives you access to the lower portions of the gun turret and the plotting room where the guns were typically fired from.

Tickets are available at the Battleship’s Ticket Office everyday  from 10am to 4pm.  

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Guided Tour

$40 per adult, $35 for Veterans, Children age 12 and under, and Seniors

Tours are every day, and start promptly at 12:00 PM, please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your tour is set to begin.

A 90-minute journey through American Fire Power history! Our knowledgeable tour guide will take you through the Battleship’s awesome 16″ Gun Turrets and other weapons systems, the Admiral’s and Captain’s Cabins, 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.

Purchase of the 12:00 PM Guided Tour  includes the self-guided tour which can be done before and after the guided tour.

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Specialty Tours & Experiences

Fire a Gun Salute $50

Cancelled for Saturday, September 23  due to forecasted bad weather

 

The Battleship offers gun salutes  on select Saturdays and other select dates between 12:00 P.M. and 2:00 P.M for a $50 donation.

Salutes for this Saturday, Sept. 23 have been cancelled due to the forecasted bad weather. 

We  schedule upcoming salutes with the Battleship’s Gun Crew throughout the year.  Looks for dates on this page!

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Fire a 5-inch Gun!

For $500.00,  you can pull the trigger and fire the Battleship’s portside  5-inch gun!  This gun shoot must be scheduled in advance.  To schedule  a shoot or if you have questions, please email tickets@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x108.

 

Evening Guided Tour: Engine Room

Descend into the armored citadel of the ship for a 90-minute, family friendly, guided, walking tour of the most powerful engineering plant ever installed on a battleship. Learn how steam powered engines moved the massive ship at record breaking speeds and see the spaces crew members worked in. This hands-on walking tour is fun for all ages and allows guests to climb down seven stories into a fire room to see the huge boilers, an engine room to see the turbines and throttle wheels, and a one of the ship’s many steering positions.

Admission is $40 for adults, $35 for Veterans, Children age 12 and under, and Seniors.  $20 for Battleship NJ Members

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Evening Guided Tour: Turret II

Join a knowledgeable tour guide in a 90-minute, family friendly, walking tour that takes guests through the five stories of one of Battleship New Jersey’s massive 16″ gun turrets. Visitors will get to stand in the armored gun house where the gun captain oversaw reloading procedures, explore the magazines where 1-ton shells and thousands of powder bags were stored, and pull the triggers in the plotting room where primitive but effective computers aimed the guns over the horizon. This fun for all ages experience includes many hands-on elements that let’s guests see and feel what it was like for a World War II crew member to fire the ship’s guns. Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly.

Admission is $40 for adults, $35 for Veterans, Children age 12 and under, and Seniors.  $20 for Battleship NJ Members

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Student Day: Guns, Engines and Armor!

 Join battleship educators on a tour into the ship’s armored citadel and see one of the ship’s engine rooms and gun turrets while learning about the key components of a battleship.  This program culminates in the chance to design tour own battleship using math!  Student Day is a monthly program designed for school-aged children and their adults to learn the science and engineering behind the ship. Every month has a unique tour and hands-on class.

Admission is $12 for all.

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Twilight Adult Tour

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories. Guests can enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour on the Main Deck!

Must be over 21 years old.

Admission is $45.  For Battleship Members, over the age of 21, admission is $23.

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Moonlight Adult Tour

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This spooky adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will focus on the more macabre tales of death and injuries on board. These tours are only available on select dates in October.

 Guests can also enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour.  Must be over 21 years or older.

Admission is $45

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Curator’s Guided Tours

These two types of guided, three-hour-long tours by the Curator and the Curatorial staff will take your group to places that only these guides can show you.  Ryan’s Tour, led by Ryan Szimanski, is available for a donation of $1,200. Ryan will take guests to some of his favorite places, many as seen on the museum’s YouTube Channel.

Or your group can experience a tour with a knowledgeable member of our curatorial team for a $600 donation. These reservation-only, private tours are available for groups of up to 10 people.

Please email education@battleshipnewjersey.org  to make your reservation.

 

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