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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529 Reviews

Jun 29, 2022 by RetiredTravelGirl

well done exhibits of those on the Island

A lot of interesting history of the people that lived and live on the Amelia Island. Easy to find and helpful volunteers at the location. Would go again to check out any new exhibits. Great...

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Jun 28, 2022 by cxiang

The 8 Flag City

The former jail building is filled with local history and tales; e.g. why Amelia island is the 8-flag city.

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Jun 13, 2022 by mray1027

Nice little museum in town

We enjoyed our stop to the Amelia Island Museum of History. It was not the best museum we've been to, but had a lot of interesting things to see and learn about. The staff was also very friendly and...

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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.