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  • 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....
  • “The Day President Kennedy Died”

    Cold War (1953-64)

    There are points in history that are so defining that everyone remembers where they were or what they were doing when they learned the news. For the World War...

  • “How Fast Could She Go?”

    Cold War (1953-64)

    Anyone familiar with machinery knows that the best way to maintain equipment is to use that equipment. The same goes for a destroyer. The Fletcher-class tin cans were rated...

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