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Baton Rouge Nautical Center and the USS Kidd

A highlight of the Baton Rouge Nautical Center is the restored 369ft (112m) World War II Fletcher Class Destroyer, USS Kidd, which is the prime exhibit. Overnight camping experiences on the ship are offered. The center also features a huge collection of model ships, a restored World War II fighter plane, a jet fighter from the Vietnam era and a walk-through exhibit of the gun deck of Old Ironsides.

Address: 305 South River Road

E-mail: Info@usskidd.com

Website: www.usskidd.com

Telephone: (225) 342 1942

Opening times: Daily 9am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Admission: Ship and museum: $8 adults (13+), $5 children (5-12), concessions available.