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. 
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514 Reviews

May 04, 2021 by 1144catsatthebarn

Uninformed, unorganized and very few things to see

The museum was not worth the admission cost. Minimal things to see. Additionally the staff was embarrassing loud when they told us we need to wear a mask. When we said that is against the new law...

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Mar 25, 2021 by BetteWV

Closed for construction.

It sure how long, but sign on museum, today, said closed for renovations. We walked there without knowing and there was not sign on the street to alert you. When we got to the door, the sign...

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Oct 30, 2020 by Jim K

Wonderful small museum, kids will enjoy it

This museum was an old county jail so it is a wandering collection of rooms. But it does a good job of covering the long history of Fernandina Beach. Well worth the $8.

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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.