Historical

Battleship New Jersey

Camden, NJ

3 (4 reviews)

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Address: 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 08103, USA Number: 866-877-6262 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Did you know that there was a real battleship in New Jersey? Well, there is! Battleship New Jersey also happens to be a fascinating place to visit with the family, as there are tours, events, and even overnight stays! It lets kids experience history in a WHOLE other way! 

There are exhibits filled with amazing artifacts from the ship's past where you can come to understand the stories of not only the history of the ship, but of the people that used to live and work on it. What's even better, is that the exhibits are actually IN the ship! So as you go along your tour, you will come across them.

You can actually sit in the chair that Admiral Halsey commanded the fleet from. You can stretch out in the same bunks that the sailors slept in. You can even climb INTO the 16" gun turret, as well as learn how the projectiles were loaded and used. An amazing hands-on look into history!

As soon as you step across the ships brow you will really understand that it's more than just a museum - it's an interactive experience for the whole family. Kids love climbing up the original ladders up to the bridge, just as many men and women would have done beforehand.

The tours are very interactive, which means you need to be prepared to climb up and down ladders a lot, and step through passageways and even try and manoeuvre around tight spaces. Make sure you have those comfortable shoes on!

There is always a Main Deck Tour if you're uncomfortable with any of the ladders.

Ahoy Captain, and let's set sail! 

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

$21.95

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Children

$17 (Ages 5 - 11)

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Discount

Seniors and veterans $17

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Free Under

5 years and active military

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Last Updates

2015

Additional Information

The overnight tours are always fun! Check them out for kids!

Any top tips?

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Make sure you have comfortable clothes with you!

I'm Hungry!

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Healthy Eating It's worth carrying water and healthy snacks to have before your tour

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Where is it at?

Teachers corner

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School groups of course are welcome! Just call to arrange your tour!

Can I get one of those?

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Save those pennies, future captains, as there are apparel, toys and fun items to be bought at the end of the tour!

Need a little extra help?

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Call about accessibility, as there are lots of ladders and steps.

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in New Jersey

Baby Facilities

You can't bring a stroller on the ship, so wear a baby carry across your front.

When can we go?

Times vary on the month, but usually 9:30am - 3pm or 5pm

All year round but closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

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