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USS Kidd

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Address: 305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA
Phone Number: 225 342 1942
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Great experience walking through the ship and seeing how tight of quarters they really lived in. Took my nephew, who enjoyed it. While it is hot outside, there was an AC inside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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213 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Great experience walking through the ship and seeing how tight of quarters they really lived in. Took my nephew, who enjoyed it. While it is hot outside, there was an AC inside that made it more comfortable. In addition to the USS Kidd, there was a Veteran Museum with lots of really cool models of ships and battlegrounds -- very... More 

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Baton Rouge, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Its not a battleship but still very interesting since some of the guides actually served on the Kidd and its well preserved. The boat and the museum together are a good value for the kids. But the absolute best is they let you spend the night on the ship my son thought that was great and you really get an... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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102 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Took my wife and kids here a few years ago when we were in town for the weekend. Loved this ship. We had lots of fun and tooksome cool pics of the family. You dont get to board an old ship like this all the time and this one was def worth the visit. Loved the board walk area and... More 

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Kissimmee
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very good naval museum next to the ship. Lots of background information about Admiral Kidd as well as videos of many types of ships.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A place to bring the family, great ship, bring plenty of water during the summer. A great history lesson for children of all ages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I have been on several ship tours before but this is definitely the best one I have been on by far. You get to tour the entire boat plus the museum in the building were you enter all for a fair price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Excellent selection of ship models inside to look at. We were able to tour around most of the vessel which was nice. Just don't recommend going in the heat of summer

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It is a miracle that this ship still exists. It is the last remaining Fletcher-class destroyer that remains in its WWII configuration. It was surreal to walk the same passage ways my father did in 1962. I was also able to see the Plot Room where my Dad worked. This living museum was filled with WWII memorabilia, from helmets, to... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I visited with my wife last week. It's a magnificent museum. Lots of naval history. Very interesting lay out. I like museums but I enjoyed this one very especially. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful and the exhibitions are of outstanding quality. Getting in the USS Kidd itself is quite the experience. To imagine the lives of people on board... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Second visit to the Kidd. Didn't get to spend time below decks on the last visit. Loved it. It seems pretty close to "living history." Most of the ship was accessible. I mean "try an enlisted man's bunk and then later try an officer's bunk" accessible. They had more artifacts in the various spaces than I was expecting. I thought... More 

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