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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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Interesting & Informative

Quite a bit out of the way to get to, but it is 100% worth it. Very cheap & eye opening experience... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kaylee G
Great trip in USGC History

As a Tin Can sailor it was great walking through a similar era vessel. The tour is at your pace... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark H
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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. Open: Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Southard St, Key West, FL 33040
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quite a bit out of the way to get to, but it is 100% worth it. Very cheap & eye opening experience. It was interesting seeing where the sailors used to lived and worked. There are still some of the sailors name plates on the...More

Thank Kaylee G
Reviewed 4 days ago

As a Tin Can sailor it was great walking through a similar era vessel. The tour is at your pace. Looks of great history.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just something most of us want see everyday. This is a nice little self guided tour of the inside workings of a Coast Guard Vessel. Take your time walking through and looking at the all the pictures and reading about the history of...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful visit, my son loved the history. It is a floating museum. A piece of history in Key West that must not be missed. Alex was an excellent guide. Thank you.

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great experience. Lots of history and the self-guided tour is well organized and easy to follow. Alex, the historian, greets everyone and can answer all your questions. He volunteers his service there in exchange for living quarters on the boat. All in...More

Thank The Vincent F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful museum. Very informative and well maintained. Sometimes on a self-guided tour, there can be a lack of information but this was not the case. I have done many ship tours and this was one of the best. Fascinating history! A must...More

Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were driving around and happened to stumble upon this ship, hubbys a history buff so we decided to check it out. Upon "boarding",staff was super friendly and accommodating, tour was very cool and interesting. Highly recommended.

Thank bets1424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the self guided tour of the ship. Lots of cool history of it's past. Very knowledgeable staff. Not expensive at all, I think like $10 for an adult. Spent about an hour maybe a little more, so not to bad. It's worth a visit.

Thank Jclay84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entire experience was awesome. The staff were very informative. Very fascinating and was very fun.

Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting to see how the cutter ship operated and how the crew worked and lived on the ship. You can get here by bike, or free parking.

Thank PatWPittsburgh
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SAMinott
19 April 2017|
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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.
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kjschembs
18 July 2016|
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Response from William V | Property representative |
Sunset happy hour is only on Friday and Saturday evening from 1 hour before Sunset until...check the paper or App for sunset time as it changes daily. Boarding fee is $5.00 which buys your first drink. Beer wine and Sangria... More
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RobertaHaag
6 March 2016|
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Response from Don_MaryAnn | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roberta, a retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter named Ingham, has been converted to a museum. bonus- very rare Free Parking
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