Amelia Island Museum of History

Fernandina Beach, FL

Where are we going?

Amelia Island Museum of History
233 South 3rd Street
Fernandina Beach

904 261 7378

What is there to do?

Did you know that Florida's Amelia Island has over 4000 years of human history? At the Amelia Island Museum of History, you can learn all about it!

If you have always wondered what it would be like to travel through time, then enjoy this unforgettable journey on your next family day out as you experience the various exhibits showcasing the rich history of the area.

Kids can see what a typical Timucuan Village would have been like, and the area's first residents that lived in the area 4000 years ago. 

There is discovery-based learning waiting to be enjoyed at the Discovery Ship, where kids can learn about knot tying and piloting their very own ship. An exhibit that is sure to engage even the restless of kids!

The Historic Preservation room highlights the story of Nassau County, and Footprints in Time showcase the fascinating personalities that were part of the county from as far back as the 16th century!

Did you know that the Amelia Island Museum of History is housed in the old Nassau County jailhouse? That's pretty cool, right? You can even explore a recreated jail cell and learn about life as an inmate!

The museum also has an exhibit on the Civil War and the conflict that happened on Amelia Island.

A fascinating day out learning all about the rich history of the area, with hands-on fun for kids, and a way to make learning FUN for them!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $8

Children: $5 students

Discount: $5 for military


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call if you have any questions about accessibility, they will be happy to help!


When can we go?

10am - 4pm Monday to Saturday, then 1pm - 4pm Sunday

Open year round but closed first weekend of May, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Day


Any top tips?

Check out the various tours that you can join at an extra cost. The Museum tour is a great way to explore the museum in more detail with a docent. With prior booking, you can enjoy the Centre Street Tours, and even Ghost Tours! Boo!

I’m Hungry!

There are plenty of places to grab food in the area before or after your visit! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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