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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 May 20, 2018

Scramble through and old wonderful battle ship New Jersey! We had a great time, I wish you not in the other side of the Delaware River.

Thank George B
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We really enjoyed our tour of the battleship! We spent about two hours onboard. We parked in $10 parking near the aquarium and walked along the riverfront to get here. We learned SO MUCH about the battleship and enjoyed the self guided tour (we didn't...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This site and tour are very impressive. The staff and tour guides are very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. There are several options for touring which can fit into different length schedules. We only had about 40 minutes to spare, and we were able to move...More

Thank Leigh Ann S
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

If you plan on stopping to read or talk to any of the many veterans on deck, plan on spending over 2 hours on this ship. My family spent a little over 3 hours on the self-guided tour and spoke with quite a few of...More

1  Thank Danielle A
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Not my first, but the biggest one so far. When I heard that we were vacationing in Philadelphia, I put my request in to visit the USS New Jersey. I have bad knees and walk with a cane.... I was not going to miss this...More

3  Thank Nantieau
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Wow, a real Iowa class battleship all the way from the second world war. In the UK all we have left is HMS Belfast (great but small), this is the real deal, the second largest class of battleships ever built after the Yamato class in...More

Thank SpitfireEly
Reviewed April 15, 2018

What a great tour! We took the self guided tour which provided us with an audio device. So much to see and explore. Retired veterans along the tour route talked about their experiences on the ship. Great way to spend the day. We spent three...More

1  Thank Christineanddavy
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Our scout troop did the overnight. This included one flight in the simulator, dinner, bunks to sleep on, an excellent guided tour and breakfast. We also had the opportunity to take the self guided tour which overlapped somewhat but was still worthwhile. A bit pricey...More

Thank JeffG1234
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our walkthrough of this ship. It is huge, but really fun to get to see the inside of something so historic.

Thank AmesnBru
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience to step back in time to an era where this massive battleship was commissioned. First off getting there / parking at the battleship was chaotic. The gate attendant didn’t have a card reader and he seemed lost when we asked if...More

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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.