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Located on the Camden Waterfront, NJ, across the Delaware River from Center City Philadelphia the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial offers guided and self-guided tours. Climb inside the 16" gun turrets, learn explore the captain's cabins and...more
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62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103-3302
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I visited the Battleship New Jersey mid-week and there was hardly anyone around so took our time doing the self-guided tour.Take the audio unit for excellent commentary but watch for gum :( by previous users (sad but true). It is well worth...More

Thank Joyyy
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was such a great experience! There is so much to see on the ship and all of it is very interesting. My husband in particular loved it and said it was the highlight of our trip to Philadelphia. All of the people working on...More

Thank Meg1235
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen a lot of battleships, but this one takes the cake. Beautifully restored. Amazing information regarding it’s fir power. This ship is huge And the captain’s quarters are not to be missed. Be sure to notice the china and silver in the display...More

Thank NanaMarlin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So cool to be able to go aboard one of the baddest battleships ever built. 16" guns. Amazing. To learn that it had only one foot of clearance on either side to go thru the Panama canal. Wow! Lots of steps of you have knee...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see if you're into military history at all. Nice tour & lots of hands on. Highly recommend seeing the Big J.

Thank Frank O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Philly on vacation and saw the battleship from across the river. Being a WWII history buff it was a no brainer. I had to go. It was very enlightening and nice to be able to compare it to the USS Alabama in...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t recommend the Battleship New Jersey enough! We took the self-guided audio tour and it was just fabulous. The ship is staffed by the most incredible volunteers, many of whom are veterans themselves. They were so helpful and knowledgeable. I could’ve listened to Bill talk...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our trip to watch the Cubs best the Phillies, we had a Sunday to take in sight in Philly. From across the river we could see the boat and decided to take a look. Plug in the address in yours gps. Outs was spot...More

Thank EdithL80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ship is an amazing piece of military hardware and history, and I'm happy to report that a couple of first-grader grandchildren loved the self-guided tour. First of all, there's excitement (for a kid) around every corner. The "redline" takes you throughout the ship, up...More

Thank owengleach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent very big ship with lots of guns a must tour for memories of our fallen heroes would highly recommend

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June 21, 2017|
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Response from GrandpaDick | Reviewed this property |
I did use the wand and did not mind taking it back to the ticket building. One reason for returning wands to the ticket counter is they need to keep any deposit IDs safe behind the counter. ( As I recall, I was not asked... More
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July 11, 2016|
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5 PM is the latest time that you can start your tour. Most guests complete the Fire Power Tour in 90 minutes, so most guests finish their tour by 6:30.