U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, Key West

4.8
#6 of 25 in Museums in Key West
Military Museum · Hidden Gem · Ship
Learn about one of the country’s most decorated ships when you tour U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. First serving in World War II before being retrofitted for the Vietnam War and the Cuban Crisis, it now serves as a national memorial to those killed in action while it was at sea. View artifacts and photos of the ship during its service as you explore all its levels and shop for items such as Coast Guard challenge coins in the gift shop afterward. Be mindful of the steep steps aboard. Take a look at our Key West trip itinerary maker site to schedule your visit to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The volunteer sailors that staff the ship are very knowledgable. The exhibits are well done, and you really get a feel for what it was like to sail on the ship. I would compare this to the tour of...  more »
  • Great self guided tour with super helpful staff. Close to downtown Key West and easy to get to for a little get away from the hustle and bustle of that area. Well worth an hour or so for a...  more »
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  • Amazing step back in time. Great history! It is air conditioned but remember this is an old ship. Hard to cool. They have fans also. Highly recommend. Bonus on Thursdays is farmers market!!!
  • One of the better museum ships I've been on. The ship has not been picked over like most museum ships have so you get to see far more of the inner workings than you usually do.

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