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Battleship New Jersey

62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103-3302
+1 866-877-6262
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Very interesting

Went there cause of my husband's interest. Great to see what life was like on the ship, the size of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GeetaB
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Green Bay, WI
Loved it

Had a wonderful tome touring this ship. Lots to see. My boys loved the audio tour. The staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer M
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Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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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 crew's quarters and discover what life was like for a Battleship sailor. Group packages and educational programs are available for school. Space can be rented aboard the Battleship for meetings and social events. Families and youth groups can spend the night aboard the Battleship as part of the overnight program.
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  • Average2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103-3302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Cheri V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the family here and it was very interesting seeing different areas of this vessel. My kids especially enjoyed seeing the brig. I locked them in for a little bit! There were many Navy veterans posted throughout the ship and they were very welcoming...More

Thank Jason G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome tour even with the ice, will definitely be coming back! Hopefully for an overnight next time!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a weekday in late November, so there were very few people there. It was so interesting to walk through the various parts of the ship on a self-guided tour. You do need to have a certain level of mobility. I hope more...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Incredible experience to visit such an historic, interesting, and impressive piece. On board army veteran very nice, but all staff very nice. A highlight for me

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We visited with the kids (ages 5 & 3). Both kids did great - but be warned that there is a bit of climbing up and down stairs that are more like ladders. Tour guide was awesome. There are audio remotes available that you can...More

Thank Kate F
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lofar_dog
21 June 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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Molly B
12 July 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.
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