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305 S. River Rd.,
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Property Description

Museum store. WWII Fletcher class destroyer, restored to 1945 appearance with over 50 inner spaces to see. Veterans Museum displays include a P-40 aircraft, ship models, full-scale replica of gun deck of Old Ironsides, WWI trench exhibit, Veterans Hall of Honor, 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
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • 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