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Battleship New Jersey

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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
+1 866-877-6262
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

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

Thank Wes H
Reviewed July 31, 2018

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

Thank violinist49
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A lot of steep stairs!! Very interesting experience. Loved that you can walk around at your own pace and explore.

Thank Angelica C
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank RJ1710
Reviewed July 21, 2018

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

Thank DrDialtone2001
Reviewed July 14, 2018

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

Thank GeetaB
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Had a wonderful tome touring this ship. Lots to see. My boys loved the audio tour. The staff member in the captain's in port room was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Memofo
Reviewed July 10, 2018

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

Thank WenonahJIm
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing ship to visit and learn what it takes to protect our nations freedom. And you can even plan ahead and spend a night on the ship for an experience you will never forget.

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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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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.