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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  • Touring this vessel was so fascinating. They did a great job preserving the details and character of the times, while also bringing in several museum elements to help tell the full story of the...  more »
  • Excellent! Great stop in Key West if you are a history or military buff. They had fans inside, so that made it even better! Cheapest thing to do in Key West. Would do again. Leave some money for....  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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