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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum

Southard St, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-292-5072
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Engage the volunteers, they are great

This is a self guided tour but their are guides and volunteers on the ship that are fantastic and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vienna, Virginia
Interesting piece of history!!

We had the opportunity to visit this museum yesterday and we were very pleasantly surprise! I love... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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327 Foot museum ship from WWII and Viet Nam. It is a National Historic Landmark. INGHAM served our country from 1936 to 1988 and in 1985 was the most decorated ship in United States Service as noted in a letter from President Ronald Reagan in the exhibit room. It is the last American Warship afloat to have sunk a German U-Boat (626) in WWII. It served as the Flagship for the seaside operation of General MacArthur's return to Corrigedor in the Philippines. She served from 1936 to 1988.
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Southard St, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-292-5072
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a self guided tour but their are guides and volunteers on the ship that are fantastic and enjoy answering any questions. Little known secret is that Ingham is a great place to see the famous Key West sunset and not deal with the...More

Thank HappiNap
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit this museum yesterday and we were very pleasantly surprise! I love all the photographs and seeing how our Coast Guard Livedboth in World War II and the Vietnam war on this vessel. The staff were so knowledgeable and helpful...More

Thank elizabethdivine
Reviewed 5 days ago

You are welcomed onto the vessel by its Historian so right off you get a lot of information and are free to ask questions. The self guided tour is so interesting and you get a definite idea of what it was like living and working...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting self guided tour of the most decorated USGC vessel in history - For $10, you get to wander throughout the ship on a self guided tour - Walking through the ship at your own pace, you get a real taste of what living...More

Thank tater1562
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were few modifications for the visitor -- giving you a feel for the real space on the ship and what the crew had to endure. The tour was self-guided; I never felt rushed.

Thank bssmith73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The INGHAM is a hidden jewel for any naval history buff. The tour is self guided and will take about an hour. Lots to see and the history of this ship is amazing. $10.00 to get in.

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

so glad we took time to ck this out. when we were there we were the only ones on the ship. lots of history on that ship. all very well explained.

Thank RobertsMom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live near the Ingham and had never been to see the display. It is very well done, giving a very in depth history of the ship's 52 year service. I recommend visiting and allotting around an hour and a half to see everything. On...More

1  Thank tro523
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was initally interested in visiting the U.S. Coast Guard Ingham because Ingham is my mom's maiden name. But, after going through the museum I was impressed with the amount of detail offered. There isn't a formal tour and the audio that is motion sensored...More

1  Thank 123Lovetotravel360
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you have some extra time while visiting Key West The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingnam is worth a trip. Allow at least 2 hours to be able to see everything and read about this ship. All personnel are very friendly and informative. If you...More

Thank mobyman16
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Sandra W
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Response from Yacht1999 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Not really....
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Response from jenjmurray | Reviewed this property |
Within a 10 minute walking distance
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Response from places2c25 | Reviewed this property |
This comes 2 months late but others have stated, there is no food or cafe on board.