U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, Key West
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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. Using our international travel planner, Key West attractions like U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's not just about watching a ship, the ship made history during the second world war. Also worth a visit. Unfortunately it is a bit laboriously reached (not the pier along accessible).
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  • Extremely curious and unusual excursion ship-Museum. Cabins, naval life from sailor to captain the ship. Interesting and informative but slightly snug in my opinion. I didn't have enough momentum in tours.
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  • The cutter is not only an amazing ship to tour, but Friday and Saturday nights you can sit on deck and watch the sunset. One of the best kept secrets. You have to check out the self guided tour, then ...  more »