Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday 10 am - 4 pm, and Sunday from 1 pm - 4 pm. We have docent led tours Monday through Saturday at 11 am and 2 pm. Free Friday hours are 4-6 pm. Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve we close at 1:00, we are also closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day and for Shrimp Fest.Use our Amelia Island road trip planning tool to add Amelia Island Museum of History and other attractions to your Amelia Island vacation plans.
Amelia Island Museum of History reviews
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. more »
For a small town history museum, it was excellent. Filled with lots of exhibits and artifacts that really tell the story of the island all the way back to pre-European contact. The guide led the... more »
Surprisingly amazing for such a small museum. Even my young Elementary School kids loved it and wanted to spend more time. We were there for 2 hours and could easily spend one more. The staff was voluntary but v incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. Very well kept museum.
Great museum tucked a block off the main drag. Don't hesitate to take a guided tour with a docent. Mr. Birdsong is a gem of a volunteer. His love of the area shines through. The displays are incredibly professional for a museum in a small town. I really enjoyed stamping my paper as I roamed from room to room reading the displays. Certainly worth the admission price.
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