Amelia Island Welcome Center

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

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.

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364 Reviews

Aug 03, 2021 by kntcole

These people were very nice

The two ladies there gave us a lot of information, They were very very helpful and as a tourist we really did appreciate it!

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Jul 29, 2021 by ang51270


My friend and I visited the Welcome Center and were greeted by two friendly ladies working the desk. A lot of information was available for local events, places to visit, maps, etc.

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Jul 26, 2021 by edenpt

Informative center

The woman who provides information is extremely helpful and dedicated! We were very pleased with her helpfulness!

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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.