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Battleship New Jersey

Map62 Battleship Place
Camden, NJ 08103
  • History Museums & Sites


Discover what life was like for sailors during WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War aboard the USS New Jersey, the country’s oldest and most decorated battleship. You’ll climb ladders, step through narrow passageways and maneuver in tight spaces, just like the ship’s wartime occupants.

Did You Know? The USS New Jersey is the nation’s largest battleship, measuring nearly three football fields long.

KIDBIT: A popular overnight program lets kids live like sailors, eating and sleeping in the crew bunks.

Accessibility Details

-Only the Main Deck of the Battleship New Jersey is handicapped-accessible. -If members of your group are handicapped and would like to tour, a special 1-hour Main Deck tour can be arranged with advanced notice. -There is a climate-controlled viewing room on the Main Deck where guests can watch a continuous-loop video about the role of battleships in our nation's history.

Cost Cutter

- Sign out a museum pass at a participating Delaware County, PA library for free admission. In addition to being a library cardholder, you must be 16 or older and owe no library fines - FREE admission to select libraries as part of New Jersey's library pass program

Additional Information:

County: NJ - Camden County
For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Kindergarten
Parties: no
Free/Discounted Museum Days: Delaware County Library Museum Pass Program

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