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Battleship New Jersey


866-877-6262 ext. 144 for groups





62 Battleship Place, Camden NJ, 08103

Toddlers (2-4 yrs)
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Teens (13-18 yrs)

Mission: Visit The Battleship New Jersey

“Experience a tour of our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship – the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial.  Located on the Camden Waterfront, NJ. Self guided tours and specialty tours are available daily for adults, seniors, and children. Tour the overall view of the Battleship New Jersey taking guests five levels up and two decks below. You can even tour the engine room, and fire a battleship gun! Purchase tickets for tours.

FIELD TRIPS Aboard the Battleship

The Battleship New Jersey, the nation’s most decorated battleship, is an 887-foot long, 45,000-ton living window on the most important half-century in U.S. history. Students of all ages will walk up the gangway and experience the Big J’s size-nearly three football fields long. And they can:

Take a look inside the ship’s legendary 16-inch gun turrets.
Visit the Bridge, Communications, Captain’s Cabins, and Officer’s Wardroom.
Learn about the role the “Black Dragon” played in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf.
Climb up and down the companionways.
Examine the lockers that had to hold all of a sailor’s personal belongings.
Check out the enlisted men’s bunks.

Participate in the “Main Deck” tour
Learn about the role the “Black Dragon” played in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf.
Free Scavenger Hunt for your tour.


Want the Battleship to come to your school? They can send an expert on the ship to your school to talk about her history and bring some of the ship’s artifacts to you. Each program is tailored to your school or other organization based around age of participants and your groups subject interests. Do the math to Build a Battleship, look at primary sources to hear the history from those who were there, try your hand at the science behind secret codes and much more. Every program allows students to touch pieces of the ship’s history, from uniforms to projectiles to ship equipment. Distance limits apply, To reserve, email or call (866) 877-6262, ext. 245.

Overnight Adventures Aboard the Battleship  

Families, scouts and youth organizations can experience an overnight aboard the Battleship.  Our award-winning program includes dinner. Breakfast, a tour, a ride on the flight simulator and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once slept.  For more information or to reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203 or learn more

Group Tours Available 

The Battleship also offers group tour packages for students, veterans, seniors and corporation.  Guided tours allow guests to experience life aboard this floating city.  Add-on options such as onboard classes, veteran sessions, barbecues, even a USO-style show will make your group’s experience a memorable one. The Battleship also offers combo group tours with Adventure Aquarium, the National Constitution Center and the Independence Seaport Museum.  For more information on Battleship groups, email or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144. Learn more here:

Parties, Fundraising Events, Weddings and more!  

Make your next event a historic one! The Battleship has hosted parties, corporate meetings, fundraising events, birthdays, weddings and more!  The Battleship offers professional event planning, full-service catering and bar management.  Add-on options include tours, customized merchandise and even the change to fire a gun!  For more information on Battleship events, email or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

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