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Tour Downtown Baton Rouge’s Fletcher-class destroyer USS Kidd (DD-661) and the Louisiana Veterans Museum.

There’s fun for the whole family at the “Pirate of the Pacific.”

Hours

  • Weekdays 9:30am to 3:30pm
  • Weekends 10am to 4pm
  • Overnight Camping by Reservation

Admission

  • Adult - $10
  • Veterans (With ID) - $8
  • Seniors - $8
  • Children - $6
October 25, 2018

Fall Field Days

Join Fall Field Days to participate in a unique opportunity to restore a WWII-era destroyer. Skilled and unskilled labor needed and appreciated. Pre-register by October 11.

birthday parties

Unique and memorable party spot perfect for the adventurous kid.

overnight camping

Great for field trips, scout troops, youth groups, and more.

site rentals

Venue space for your private, corporate, or military events.

group visits

Group discounts available for the 90-minute guided tour option.

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Support Our Mission

We rely on our community’s assistance to provide many of the programs and services to our civilian and veteran visitors. Tax deductible contributions can be made through The Louisiana Veterans Museum Foundation, but there are several ways to support the USS Kidd Veterans Museum.

Veteran Recollections

  • The time we engaged in a firefight with the North Koreans was the day we were acting as a decoy in a large harbor. The North Koreans had cannons mounted on small railroad tracks inside caves above the harbor. The guns were limited as to where they could hit, so a...
    2nd Korean Cruise (1952-53)

    Machinist Mate 3rd class Marvin Dwight Saylor

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  • I often think of the days when I sailed on the ERBEN and stood on deck and watched the other cans [destroyers] off in the distance. They were and still are the best looking cans ever to sail and fight in our Navy. I'll tell you the story about the first action I...
    WWII (1943-46)

    B.J. Fischione

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  • I was the first WAVE [Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service] to be assigned to the office of Supervisor of Shipbuilding in New York City (Admiral Irish) and then to take a training tour at the Kearny Shipyards. Back in 1943, female naval officers were...
    WWII (1943-46)

    Ensign Anne Randle Waldner

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