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Battleship New Jersey

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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...more
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62 Battleship Pl, Camden, NJ 08103-3302
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

The size of this ship and all of its components are mind boggling. There are tons of displays and exhibits inside the ship, in addition to walking the tour route that takes in multiple decks and key locations. Fully walking the tour and superficially viewing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pzini
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We enjoyed visiting the Battleship. You can move at your own pace with information posted around the ship to read. We also enjoyed visiting with the volunteers about their experiences and hearing their stories about the battleship. It was history that seem to come to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cbenw
Reviewed 8 February 2019

It was good to visit and i can recommend it if you have never been in a battleship. The stuff is nice and helpful. I used an audio tour, where you receive a device and listen the record based on numbers. I didn't listened all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Viktor_Hungary
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The New Jersey, BB 62, is one of four Iowa class ships built in the early 40's. The New Jersey has 19 battle stars and served until the mid 80's being recommissioned 2 times. I had the privilege of being a guest with a Navy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dr2mee
Reviewed 25 November 2018

I was excited about my trip to the USS New Jersey, but my expectations were far exceeded. The exhibits are amazing, and the staff are truly wonderful. One could probably see what the museum has to offer, in a few hours, but I stayed from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 0001D
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We were a large group of Submarine Veterans and saw a tour of the Battleship(which I believe is the only one that does tours). We went for the Red, White and Blue Review and were thoroughly entertained by the Romano Sisters who put on a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IkeCohen
Reviewed 6 November 2018

When you arrive you may not immediately recognize the entrance since it is somewhat obscure. When you see two chain link gates partially ajar you are there. Don't forget the opt for the audio devices when you buy your tickets because they do provide valuable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Went midweek during school year avoiding crowds...great choice! Pretty easy to find neat Ben Franklin bridge in Camden. Easy parking and entry and very personable volunteer staff helped throughout 3-4 hour walking tour. We used the recorded tour, map and enjoyed the visit. It could...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to see this piece of American history, and see so many dedicated people looking after it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 10 October 2018

It is well worth your time to go aboard this historic ship. We had an excellent guide who knew this ship inside and out. She took us to many levels which gave us a different vantage points as we toured this magnificent ship. The size...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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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.