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

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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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  • Self tour of this 327 foot ship with my fit, 75 year old mother. The ladders were bit of a challenge for me but she navigated them just fine. A lot of pictures, paintings, exhibits and readings all.....  more »
  • This is a self guided tour and only costs $10/person. You can take as long as you want to go through the ship. It took us about 60-90 minutes. Your told at the beginning of the tour that everything...  more »
  • 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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