Amelia Island Lighthouse

North Wolff Street, Amelia Island, FL 32034
904-310-3350   |   Visit Website

About Amelia Island Lighthouse

When Amelia Island's Lighthouse lantern first sent its beam out to sea, Florida was not yet a state. Through the years, the old sailing ships gave way to modern freighters and fishing boats. The beacon kept shining and still guides seafarers into the channel toward the Fernandina Harbor.

The City of Fernandina Beach received possession of the lighthouse from the U.S. Coast Guard in 2001. The Coast Guard, with the help of local Coast Guard Auxiliary volunteers, is responsible for the function of the beacon. The City will preserve this monument, recognizing its importance as one of the island's most visible and beloved historic sites.

The Amelia Island Lighthouse property, located at 215 O'Hagan Lane (accessible from North Wolff Street), is open to the public for viewing on Saturdays from 11:00am - 2:00pm.  Please note that only the grounds around the Lighthouse are accessible on Saturdays.  For access to inside the Lighthouse, please call the Amelia Island Rec Center and register for a tour.  

NOTE:  Lighthouse tours are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 guidelines.
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Jul 06, 2022 by Joshua J

Wow. Run. Just say No.

The history is great and interesting. Everything else is just awful. The shuttle ride over has no AC and closed windows. It's July.....ugh. Than you get treated to 10yr old DVD on a 32in tube TV...

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May 12, 2022 by mikki777

Limited hours

It's tucked in neighborhood at a gate. Only go when open or the gate is closed to the grounds. (And open is about 3 hours a week on Sat. And tours 2x a month.) The grounds are small so it seems like...

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Mar 14, 2022 by Wandering_97340

Only: Open Sat 11 AM - 2 PM, also Tours 1st & 3d Wed AM, use: 215 O'Hagan Lane

This goes to ONE star if it's closed. The ACCURATE street address is 215 O'Hagan Lane, which is nothing more than a very narrow driveway between two private residences on Lighthouse Circle. (Been...

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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.