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Battleship New Jersey

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Address: 62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103
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+1 866-877-6262
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9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Located on the Camden Waterfront across the river from Center City...

Located on the Camden Waterfront across the river from Center City Philadelphia the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial offers guided and self-guided tours year-round. Climb inside the 16" gun turrets, learn explore the captain's cabins and crew's quarters and discover what life was like for a Battleship sailor. Families and youth groups can spend the night aboard the Battleship as part of the overnight encampment program.

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Perfect afternoon experience

There is so much to see on this ship. Even without using the audio tour, you can easily spend hours going above and below deck. There are plenty of knowledgeable guides... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see on this ship. Even without using the audio tour, you can easily spend hours going above and below deck. There are plenty of knowledgeable guides stationed throughout the the battleship to answer questions and talk about the ship.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is certainly a unique museum and your experience. And it truly is an experience. We took the self-guided tour with the audio assist, which I would highly recommend. There are signs along the way that you can read about the various items and parts of the ship you see, but the audio guide adds so much more. It adds... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son really loved being aboard this ship and the displays involving all of her history. we really enjoyed taking the self-paced tour.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Battleship New Jersey had a distinguished career and that is what distinguishes this museum ship. First commissioned in 1942, this ship was commissioned three times to take part in wars of different times. It was rather recently that it was converted to a museum in year 2000. In an era where battleships are out of vogue, going around battleship NJ... More 

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Crisfield, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been on many naval ship museums and this one by far has the most to see and is the most interactive we been on. Keep up the good work. We hope to visit again.

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Brookeville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

What a great way to spend a few hours. Take the kids and the grand kids. Everyone will enjoy this step back in history. Guided or unguided tours are available. The big guns are awesome and you can see the shells that they fired. You will have to do some step climbing to see all the ship has to offer.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Excellent self-guided tours. Be prepared to ascend and descend ladders, walk a long distance, and if you are tall be prepared to duck for low overheads. Expect to spend 2-3 hours on the ship reading and also seeing the surrounding sights on the Delaware river. I don't recommend bringing children under 10-12 years as there are ladders and many places... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This ship of the line was retired four times. After making important contribution to winning the war in the South Pacific and then back for Korea. Then back again in Vietnam. And finally once again in the 1980s as a show of force in the Cold War. Lots of history.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We bought a Philly Pass and this was one of the places you can visit with the pass. This place is a must see for you and your family! Parking is $10 or you can park a few blocks away in the residential area for free. It takes you about 2 hours to walk the whole ship but it's def... More 

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Haddon Township
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Couldn't ask for a pleasant day. Discovered amazing things about the ship. I would recommend this tour for anybody.

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