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Battleship New Jersey

  • Beckett St. Map It
  • Camden
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Updated 05/19/2011

Fodor's Review

The World War II–era USS New Jersey, one of the most decorated battleships in the history of the U.S. Navy, is now a floating museum. It's docked in Camden, New Jersey, south of the Tweeter Center. A 2½-hour guided tour takes you around the upper and lower decks of the ship, or you can explore on your own. Families with at least one child between 7 and 17 can arrange for a sleepover on the ship.

Sight Information

Address:

Beckett St., Camden Waterfront, Camden, New Jersey, 08103, United States

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Phone:

856-966–1652

Sight Details:

  • $18.50 adults
  • Feb.–mid-Mar., Fri.–Mon. 10–3; mid-Mar.–Apr. and Sept.–Dec., daily 9:30–3; May–Labor Day, daily 9:30–5

Updated 05/19/2011

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