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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500 Reviews

Dec 05, 2019 by JHArizona2019

A good place to start your tour of Amelia Island/Fernandina

$8 and well worth it. This museum is located in what used to be the County jail....complete with former cell as part of the history. Well illustrated and documented history of the area's...

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Nov 17, 2019 by OmaandOpa35

Very interesting

The ghost tour was excellent. Very interesting stories about Amelia Island history, characters, and ghosts. It's a good introduction Amelia Island. I highly recommend it!

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Nov 08, 2019 by mccharles229

Great Museum for value

We chose to here because of rain in the area. This really covers a lot of great history about the island and was educational to see how it affected the rest of the country.

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About Amelia Island

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.