• Parking Options

    October 7, 2018
    Parking is available on River Road in front of the USS KIDD where it says “Visitor Parking”, at the Baton Rouge River Center (parking fee) or the Belle of...
  • Behind the Scenes of the USS KIDD’s WWI Trench

    September 13, 2018
    At the museum for a limited time, experience a WWI replica trench in full-scale, and see for yourself what our soldiers fought from in the first World War.  ...
  • How USS Kidd Handles Seasonal Changes

    September 13, 2018
    The Mississippi River is on the rise and the USS KIDD (DD-661) is riding high on the current in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Despite many people’s assumptions, Baton Rouge...
  • Restoring The Officer’s Wardroom to WWII Design

    September 7, 2018
    In the 1950s/1960s, the Officer’s Wardroom had cement poured in an attempt to level the deck, vinyl tiles were laid on top of that to update the mid-century decor....
  • “Kamikaze Warfare” – The Mk-37 Gun Director

    WWII (1943-46)

    The kamikaze attack on the USS KIDD (DD-661) on April 11, 1945, is not an isolated event. It must be viewed ultimately in the context of the desperation of...

  • “Torpedoes In The Water” — Rescue Off Rabaul

    WWII (1943-46)

    Bill Cox, one of the KIDD's wartime torpedomen, relates his experience of an incident which occurred on November 11, 1943, during the Bougainville landings just a few months after...

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USS KIDD is Open 9:30am to 3:30pm Daily.

Tickets for NAO TRINIDAD are available to purchase in person for $25ea. RoR tickets are $75ea in the online store.