Amelia Island Museum of History, Amelia Island

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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.
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  • 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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