See what’s new and old at the USS KIDD Veterans Museum

Exhibits & Archives

From the newest exhibits to behind-the-scenes glimpses of our archives, explore the museum here.

So you’ve heard about our ship, right? Did you also know we are the site of Louisiana’s Naval Veterans Memorial and Veterans Museum? Visit the museum to see the aircraft that soared through the skies of Southeast Asia during two eras of conflict, examine the dented helmet of an infantryman who stormed the beaches of Normandy, and so much more. On this page, we’ll share what’s new and on display in our exhibits and occasionally preview cool finds from our archives, so check back often.

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  • 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....

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Open 930am -330pm Daily

While our ship is away the Museum is open. See our page Overhaul 2024/2025 on this website for further details regarding the ship.