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Battleship New Jersey

Map100 Clinton St.
Camden, NJ 08103
866-877-6262
    Categories:
  • History Museums & Sites

Description:

Go up ladders, climb inside 16-inch gun turrets, sit co-pilot in the Seasprite Helicopter or ride in a 4-D Flight Simulator on board this massive historic World War II battleship. During overnight encampments, available most Fridays and Saturdays, families can spend the night in bunks where the crew once slept.

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.

Additional Information:

County: NJ - Camden County
For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Kindergarten
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