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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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Almost like stepping into the past.

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... read more

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

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

The USS Kidd was really neat to get to see as it a piece of history and nice memorial to those who served onboard. Wear walking shoes and enjoy being aboard but watch out for the steep steps! Not advisable for folks who have difficulty going stairs. Located right downtown there's plenty of other attractions close by for a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This ship is such a tribute to those that served and gave all! It is well maintained, follow the map and markers: it explains all. The steps are steep, NOT accessible. There is also a museum that includes great boat models. More importantly it has an eternal flame in memory of those from LA that gave their life in wars.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Whether you are the museum or the actual battleship USS Kidd, it is a learning experience for all. Children and adults can experience the different areas of the battleship to have a lil glimpse of how it possibly could be on one. Just be cognizant on the weather when you do go...metal and steel can get pretty hot!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We visited the USS Kidd during the free first Sunday monthly event. My kids loved the museum and the art activities they had for the kids to do. My kids are 2 and 3 and loved that part. The Ship itself is certainly better for older kids and adults. There are some steep stairs and spots that are hard to... More 

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McDowell, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A fitting tribute to those who served and a must see for any military buff. The two-story museum is nice and air conditioned and the ship was amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I liked the ship ! It's an experience ALL Americans should take. To see how young men lived on a ship during WWII. AWESOME!!!!

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My son really wanted to go see the Kidd. As it turned out, this was a great museum for the entire family. It was great to be able to crawl all over the ship, and touch this history. You can lay in the racks where Sailors slept, sit in the Mess Hall and visit the Chiefs Mess. You can get... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had the chance to walk through and experience the ship. There is also a great museum. My kids loved being able to try the beds and imagine themselves in the kitchen.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Cool Museum! The guys at the front desk was extremely helpful! Went after the fourth. A few more fans could've helped with the heat. All in all, you gotta check it out!

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Additional Information about USS Kidd

Address: 305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA
Phone Number: 225 342 1942
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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