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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum

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Great history!

First of all, GO COAST GUARD. Ship has a lot of history! Very cool seeing it the way it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Izzy825
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Great visit

This is a great piece of history in key west. The ship and staff are very nice and informative... read more

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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...more
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West End of Southard St. Truman Annex Waterfront Park, For GPS 51 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 10, 2015

If your a Veteran or just someone who enjoys maritime history. I recommend you take a couple hours to check this place out. It is very interesting and you can learn an awful lot if you take the time to. I would definitely say to...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 8, 2016

This Treasury-class Coast Guard cutter was built before WWII, sank a German U-boat, and won 2 unit commendations during her 50+year long active duty. She is in fine shape, and the self-guided tour was first-rate. Unlike other museum ships, when this cutter was taken out...More

3  Thank mcdh4561
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all, GO COAST GUARD. Ship has a lot of history! Very cool seeing it the way it was decom’d. Some steep ladders but is doable.

Thank Izzy825
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great piece of history in key west. The ship and staff are very nice and informative.. You will learn a lot and nice break from the sun and streets and traffic. Great people.

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The entrance fee is well worth it. This ship was decommissioned in late 1980s and served a long time. It was left with everything intact, including dishes in the drainboard. Logs were left, too. The history of this ship was very interesting.

Thank Mary_Author
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great tour. The volunteer staff members were so knowledgeable and helpful. As they told us during our conversation, it’s a time capsule that has been preserved. Well worth the visit.

Thank MyBeau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take time to see the ship and enjoy the new park around it. Also great place to watch the sunset. There is a water area for kids and a climbing area too.

Thank Daveclark007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional self guided tour through an amazing ship and the role it played in WWII and the Vietnam Conflict.

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well done by museum staff - cutter INGHAM appears to be in very good shape, and self-guided tour is easy to follow yet very informative. Many soundbites and video clips augment the tour. If you're a lover of ships, of history, or of the Coast...More

Thank X7932YYericb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ship has done it all. From saving lives to providing artillery support in Vietnam, this ship has literally done every mission in Maritime service and was the most highly decorated vessel in the Fleet. This is a Must See in Key West!!

Thank Fletcher W
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

if you enjoy history this will definitely resonate with you. it was a great diy tour along and inside the ship. all original artifacts are still intact from uniforms, to cigarette packs and it gives you a feel of what it was like to live...More

Thank genevaayala96
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Was a great DIY tour of this vessel. It was a great history lesson for our children. We truly enjoyed the walk thru.

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Within a 10 minute walking distance
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This comes 2 months late but others have stated, there is no food or cafe on board.
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