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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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Worth the Stop

As a person who does not enjoy history, I didn't think I would enjoy this as much as I did. The... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2016
t8er600
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Madison, Wisconsin
Fantastic Tour

I highly recommend this tour, the Cutter Ingham is well preserved and the tour is fantastic, great... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
BirdLoverXoX
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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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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Southard St, Key West, FL 33040
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

As a person who does not enjoy history, I didn't think I would enjoy this as much as I did. The tour is informative, but quick. Which comes in handy when touring it at 85 degrees.

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour, the Cutter Ingham is well preserved and the tour is fantastic, great piece of history, you will not be disappointed. Get there early as it opens at 10am.

Thank BirdLoverXoX
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I just took a look from the outside but did not go on. if you want to see a coast guard cutter up close and personal, this is it. Good picture ops. This cutter sunk a German U-boat during WW2 and this is written near...More

Thank Clark J
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is a self-tour of the Ingham, a ship that saw action through many wars and other tours. You get to walk through most of the ship and get a history lesson as you go. The many different armament configurations of the Ingham and the...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Despite numerous trips to Key West, I had never thought to tour this boat until now. I'm glad I did. It was in service for a long time including notable service in WWII when among other things, it served as General MacArthur's command ship. It...More

Thank daviddouglassmith
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great opportunity to show your kids a bit of history and a great way to show your kids the kind of sacrifice our soldiers abroad and at home have done during WWII to keep us safe so that today we have the...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Husband, enjoyed exploring, the cutter. On Truman Annex, with free parking. The trolleys, also stop there.

Thank Clamcake51
Reviewed 15 April 2016

If you like history, this place is a perfectly preserved museum of the ship just as they left it when it was retired. It was a walk through on your own tour, but well documented thoughout.

Thank mamap6nther
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I cannot add anything to the fine reviews already on this site. I would, however, tell you it is closed on Sundays/Mondays. If you do not mind walking you can leave your vehicle for free and walk to the business district. It is about a...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Ship is in fantastic condition thanks to some hard working volunteers. Well worth 10 bucks. Hard to believe it served 50 years! History is great, as a Navy guy glad to see the US Coast Card take a bow. They don't get the press they...More

Thank kirby105
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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.
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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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