Amelia Island Museum of History

233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-7378

Culture & Tours

Florida's first spoken history museum, offers tours, exhibits, an interactive children's area, and more, providing a fascinating glimpse into the storied past of this legendary island. The storytelling tradition continues with a variety of tours that cater to many interests and age levels.

Walking tours take groups up Historic Centre Street and into the Silk Stocking District introducing them to the many great historical figures who influenced the architecture and business on the island. (These tours can be modified for children.)  Ghost tours are also offered. 

Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 1pm-4pm

Special Offers
  • $1 off regular price admission. *Not valid on walking tour.

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426 Reviews
Feb 20, 2018 by Dhanan

Good take

Located in a former county jail, this museum offers a complete history of Amelia Island, including display of a jail cell, as it existed in the past. It starts of with images of the native Americans...

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Jan 24, 2018 by dianne_marie

A great introduction to Amelia Island!

We took the tour and Frank Hopf, our docent and tour guide, entertained us with the fascinating history of Amelia Island and the eight flags that have flown over the island during the last 400 years...

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Jan 10, 2018 by Alice C

Tiny and full of history

This museum made great use of its small space - each room focused on a different period or topic of Amelia Island history. It did not shy away from tricky periods in Amelia Island history, such as...

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Special Offers
  • $1 off regular price admission. *Not valid on walking tour.

About Amelia Island

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.

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