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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525 Reviews

Apr 28, 2022 by Garam

Great Little Museum

This museum is a great place to learn about Amelia Island. It is very interesting and well arranged. You can easily see everything in an hour or so. Our docent (I believe her name is Flo) was...

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Mar 06, 2022 by vtpittfan

A Treasure

Don’t miss this. We were able to take a docent tour—informative! It was David’s first tour—outstanding. The museum is an easy walk from other attractions.

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Mar 04, 2022 by K G

Amelia Island has lots of history!

I had no idea this island had so much history: shrimping industry, container port, eight different flags flew over this territory, ship building, historic houses in old town, and more.

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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.