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

  • $1 off regular price admission. *Not valid on walking tour.
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452 Reviews

Aug 13, 2018 by rayandtamara

Great little museum

The kids and I were sunburned so we had to find some indoor activities. Took my 6 & 8 year old to this museum and they really enjoyed it. It’s a small museum but they’ve done really well with the...

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Aug 12, 2018 by Jody L K

History at its finest

Worth the price of admission. Interesting history of the island and surrounding area. The fishing piece of the history is fascinating and of course the pirate history that goes along with that.

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Aug 08, 2018 by flynnpj

Old jail house but you are not a captive

The old jail house has been re-purposed by volunteers to provide a walk around view and reading or guided visit to the past of Amelia Island. Definitely worth the effort.

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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.

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