Amelia Island Museum of History

233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904-261-7378   |   Visit Website

About Amelia Island Museum of History

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. 

The Amelia Island Museum of History is wheelchair accessible and also has self-guided tour resources for the hearing impaired.
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Jul 07, 2021 by Renee Y

Nice, little history museum

This is a nice, little history museum. There are hands on exhibits and a scavenger hunt for children. It is not large, but has lots of information about the history of the island.

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Jun 20, 2021 by Jill H

A visit to Amelia Island

We went to the museum 6/17/21, Nice, informative and helpful to understand the history of the island and it's relationship with the sea. Some hands on exhibits for kids. A video showing how a dug out...

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Jun 09, 2021 by Timothy W

Historical tours

We took a combo historical tour. The guide was nice and there were fun aspects, but she had to read most of the info, and did not tell a good story.

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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.