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305 South River Road,
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-342-1942 | 225-342-2039
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Property Description

Gift shop. WWII Fletcher class destroyer, restored to 1945 appearance with over 50 inner spaces to see. Veterans Museum displays include a P-40 aircraft, over 40 ship models, full-scale replica of gun deck of Old Ironsides, the Louisiana Memorial Plaza with an eternal flame and a Corsair A-7E jet as a memorial to Vietnam Veterans.


From Lafayette and all points West: Take I-10 across the Mississippi River. Take I-110 North into the Business District. Take Convention Street exit (left side of hwy). Follow Convention St. to the river and turn left (south). USS KIDD is 2-3 blocks south on the right. From New Orleans and all points East: Take I-10 to I-110 North. Take Government Street exit (right side of hwy). Turn left at bottom of exit ramp and follow Government to the Mississippi River.

  • Childrens Programs
  • Memorial/Monument
  • Walking Tours
  • National Register of Historic Places
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Concessions
General Information
  • Dates closed: Closed on major holidays. Call for details.
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages