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Battleship New Jersey

62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103-3316
+1 866-877-6262
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The USS New Jersey is the most decorated Battleship in the US Navy. It won 19 Battle Stars during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Curt K
New Castle, Delaware
It’s a Must See

How cool is it to see a battleship?!!! I knew it would be neat, but I had no idea. This ship was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Audrey B
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103-3316
+1 866-877-6262
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The USS New Jersey is the most decorated Battleship in the US Navy. It won 19 Battle Stars during WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam and many other awards. Take a tour of the ship and learn all about it. The crew and staff are openly...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How cool is it to see a battleship?!!! I knew it would be neat, but I had no idea. This ship was in 4 American wars and is most decorated ship and the biggest. So she is special. This is a must. It’s basically in...More

1  Thank Audrey B
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Went here awhile back, then my 11 year old girl got the privilege of staying over night on the ship. She loved the massive guns, which a few of them got to act like they were firing. They ate in the mess hall and wandered...More

1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Had this as a definate highlight in the area - the sheer size of this ship and its power makes it worth the while. Also, the audio tours are good... I would also like to highlight the service of the people operating the tours and...More

1  Thank CLJ_DK
Reviewed September 27, 2017

My father was a sailor aboard the USS New Jersey during the Veitnam War. This Battleship is amazing. I have read my father talk about this ship my whole life, but seeing it up close and personal is something to behold. This ship is massive....More

2  Thank Frank I
Reviewed September 25, 2017

After touring the Missouri in Pearl Harbor, we made it a point to make the time to see our own state's namesake. Are we glad we did! The ship, of course, is on the waterfront which is quite nice although the parking area wasn't handicap...More

2  Thank BergenLady
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I stayed overnight on the Battleship New Jersey with my son's Cub Scout Pack, there were about ~200 people there and although it did seem crowded periodically I found that over 2000 men served on the ship in it's prime days of operation so I...More

2  Thank navyspook
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

The ship saw action from WWII forward. The displays are very informative. You truly got an understanding of the life of a sailor. You have the option of an audio tour. It is a battleship so you will have a lot of stairs and compact...More

2  Thank Chris H
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Attended an event on the SS New Jersey which included a self guided tour. I am not a museum-goer, however, this was very interesting and well maintained.

1  Thank EileenKaz
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We took our 6-year grandson and all had a great time. We were told at the beginning of the tour to follow the Red Line for our tour. Our grandson love following the red line and letting us know when we were not allow in...More

2  Thank jerseygrl18
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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
Molly B
July 11, 2016|
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Response from bbceo |
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.