2023 Events

There’s always something happening at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA and you are invited!

Hidden Battleship
Noon to 4:30 PM
Saturday, January 14 – SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 11
Saturday, May 13
Saturday, November 11

For the explorer at heart, bring a friend and join us for a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of unrestored areas of the Battleship.  This 4-hour tour consists of small groups with guides. Guests explore the bow (officer’s country & boatswain locker), third deck (Radio II, brig, after gyro, storage rooms, Engineer’s office, torpedo area), Interior Communications and Emergency Radio, Engine room #1, the US Marines quarters and the Captain’s Cabin, and climb inside the superstructure tower to the top of the ship!

$60 per person. Max of 40 participants divided into small groups. Adults only.

Tickets here: https://tickets.battleshipncfriends.org/Info.aspx?EventID=14

Visit us for BB101 – Saturday, January 21, February 18, March 18, April 22, May 20, June 10, October 14

Friendly, knowledgeable volunteers stationed throughout the ship engage visitors in specific subjects and areas such as gunnery, sick bay, engineering, radio, and daily shipboard life. Enjoy the opportunity to go behind the doors and inside normally closed spaces!  Hands-on opportunities for the young and young at heart! A great event for all ages. Bring your questions and cameras!

Battleship Alive!
Saturday, December 2
Watch and interact with World War II living history interpreters as they bring the Ship to life by re-enacting daily duties and drills. A great event for all ages. Bring your questions and cameras!

The Azalea Coast Radio Club hosts several public events on the Battleship. Stay tuned for details and click on this link to learn more about them. http://www.ac4rc.org/battleship/battleship.html

Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance
Thursday, December 7, 9am – 5pm
Operating two stations aboard Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, the Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club hosts a worldwide ham radio operator event commemorating the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. HAM operators may contact the ship via Voice, Digital and Morse Code at NI4BK. Radio operators making contact will receive a special postcard verifying the contact.