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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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Enjoyable tour

My husband served on the Ingham's sister ship, so originally I scheduled this tour thinking only he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michroug
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Tour was time well spent.

I took a tour of this historic ship and found this to be so interesting. The history of this ship... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael T
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Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
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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. It is the last American Warship afloat to have sunk a German U-Boat (626) in WWII. It served as the Flagship for the seaside operation of General MacArthur's return to Corrigedor in the Philippines. She served from 1936 to 1988.
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“u boat” (34 reviews)
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Southard St, Key West, FL 33040
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband served on the Ingham's sister ship, so originally I scheduled this tour thinking only he would really enjoy it. I was surprised at how interested I became, as well as the two friends with us. We walked over to the ship from our...More

Thank michroug
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a tour of this historic ship and found this to be so interesting. The history of this ship is amazing. The self guided tour I took was easy and I had all the time I wanted to explore and read all of the...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had docked on the Navel Base and was not allowed to roam about but the ship was viewable for the port.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great time on the tour of the Ingham. Well put together to teach about the history of the most decorated ship. Very nostalgically interesting. Highly recommend adding this to your trip when you're in Key West!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you step on this ship/museum, it's like time has stood still since 1988. The calendar and all the magazines on the ship are exactly where the last sailors left everything the day it was decommissioned. For the price of $10 you get a self...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting. I have been going to Key West 40 years, and wish I would have gone earlier and take the kids. Will visit again.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum was nicely kept and clean. I especially liked the original 1988 details they kept. If you want something to offset the party atmosphere this would be a good choice/

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thought we'd take a walk and see this only to find out it's only open on the weekends. Check the hours before you go.

Thank KMart22
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great tour, historical ship, lots of knowledge, great volunteers. Small fee to enter, but worth it. Amazing!

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We have been on many ships such as the Midway, USS Iowa and on and on... (check our reviews) this is one is a nice change of pace. 1.) easy free parking 2.) lots to see 3.) self guided 4.) fun, fun, fun

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Sandra W
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Response from Yacht1999 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
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kiester
31 July 2017|
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Response from jenjmurray | Reviewed this property |
Within a 10 minute walking distance
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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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