USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Property DescriptionGift 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.