Amelia Island Welcome Center

102 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904-277-0717   |

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About Amelia Island Welcome Center

During the last year of the 19th century, the train depot at the foot of Centre Street opened to travelers whose paths crossed the Gilded Age glory of Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. Today, the little brick building provides a unique blend of period detail and modern technology and spotlights the activities and experiences Amelia Island has to offer. History literally surrounds you as you step inside and explore underneath the eight flags that have flown over Amelia Island and when you take a look at the story of David Yulee, whose statue in front of the Welcome Center is fast becoming one of Amelia Island's most popular places for a photo op. Interactive map tables and displays provide the latest information and bring in feeds from Amelia Island's popular Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram channels.
Kick off your Amelia Island vacation at the Welcome Center. Let the experienced and friendly staff provide you with up-to-date information on attractions, events, dining, and everything "Amelia". The Welcome Center is open 364 days a year.



Hours: Open Daily

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351 Reviews

Dec 13, 2020 by JaxRiversideGrl

A must-do for anyone visiting Fernandina!

I visit Fernandina Beach every holiday season, and I always stop in at the Welcome Center. The ladies that work there are so friendly and informative. They offer tons of ideas for local dining...

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Dec 12, 2020 by duffydog100

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The welcome Center is in the old railway station and fixed up so inviting. Staff very friendly and helpful. Maps and brochures available as well as any info you might need.

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Oct 30, 2020 by RayraySC


When walking thru the downtown area, decided to stop and see what the Welcome Center had to offer. The ladies were very friendly and supplied me with helpful information. If it's your 1st visit...

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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.