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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507 Reviews

Mar 30, 2020 by Barbara S

FL Trip 2020

This was an extremely nice museum. There were very interesting and unusual exhibits about the area. If you enjoy museums it's worth a visit.

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Mar 20, 2020 by 918brittanyw

Fun and informative

Cute museum in what used to be the county jail. We did a self guided tour. It was fun and informative. The staff was very helpful and willing to answer any questions.

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Mar 14, 2020 by tutter2

Worth spending some time here if you are in the area.

Wife and I visited Amelia Island for 1 day and wanted to learn some of the history of the area, this was a great place to do so. Lots of info found on the local history if you do a self guided tour...

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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.