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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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Well worth every minute. I toured the Missouri but did not get to go down into the main gun battery's. The tour is well worth your time and money and I highly suggest adding the turret II tour. It adds so much more than just...More
My grandchildren, ages 12 and 15, wanted to tour the battleship. I was not too interested but went only to satisfy them. As it turned out, I loved it! I was afraid that the ride through Camden would be unpleasant, but from the Ben Franklin...More
I read other reviews and figured I would be on the ship about two hours or so. I should have budgeted more time. There are numerous displays on the ship. If you are a WWII or naval history buff this is a must see. I...More
Being a vet, I was eager to check out the USS New Jersey. Self guide tours allows you to stop and read all the information available at each station. Volunteer vets are posted throughout the ship to help guide you and to share their knowledge...More
Went there cause of my husband's interest. Great to see what life was like on the ship, the size of the ship, understand a little more about history. We took the ferry over with our Philly Pass, and then walked about a 3/4 mile to...More
I have visited the Battleship NJ on a number of different occasions for scholarship banquets and other award ceremonies and events. It’s truly a breathtaking sight to be aboard this behemoth! Great views of the Ben Franklin Bridge provide a great backdrop for selfies! Definitely...More
In the summer of 2001, I worked on the restoration of The U.U.S. New Jersey, BB62 in Camden . This was one of the great honors of my life.
Having been allowed to visit and work on every part of the ship I was deeply...More
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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
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 for an ID, which surprised me.) The above suggestion that it helps the Gift Shop is probably true and another good reason for asking people to return the wands to the ticket building.