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Battleship New Jersey

62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ 08103 United States
NJ - Camden County
Phone Number: 856-966-1652
Category: 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.

For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Offers Field Trips?: Yes
Field Trip Program Details/Extras: Guided group tours with on-ship exercises. Pre- and post-visit lesson plans available. Offers teacher seminars.
Field Trip Phone Number: 866-877-6262, ext. 145
Free Admission?:
Free/Discounted Museum Days: Delaware County Library Museum Pass Program
Admission: $17-$21.95, Ages 5 & Under/Active Military/BB62 & WWII Vets, FREE
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
Fall Fun:
Parties: No