Amelia Island Museum of History

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

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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. 


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

Special Offers

  • Amelia Island Value Card - $1 off regular price admission. Not valid on walking tour.
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512 Reviews

Oct 30, 2020 by Jim K

Wonderful small museum, kids will enjoy it

This museum was an old county jail so it is a wandering collection of rooms. But it does a good job of covering the long history of Fernandina Beach. Well worth the $8.

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Oct 24, 2020 by Gunner5502

Must see for everyone

For a small town history museum, it was excellent. Filled with lots of exhibits and artifacts that really tell the story of the island all the way back to pre-European contact. The guide led the...

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Sep 29, 2020 by ladytravelerAlabama

Great History Museum

This is a well done history museum of Amelia Island and their founding fathers. A lot of hands on exhibits for both adults and children. The museum has a scavenger hunt for the kids which our 4...

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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.