Amelia Island Museum of History, Fernandina Beach

#1 of 8 in Museums in Amelia Island
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. 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.
Create an itinerary including Amelia Island Museum of History
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Amelia Island Museum of History Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
499 reviews
  • The ghost tour was excellent. Very interesting stories about Amelia Island history, characters, and ghosts. It's a good introduction Amelia Island. I highly recommend it!  more »
  • We chose to here because of rain in the area. This really covers a lot of great history about the island and was educational to see how it affected the rest of the country.  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.
Places to stay near Amelia Island Museum of History

Plan your trip to Amelia Island

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Amelia Island

View all >
Duration: 2​h
Duration: 2​h
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Side trips from Amelia Island

Hidden gems in Amelia Island

Kid-friendly things to do in Amelia Island

Duration: 2​h
Duration: 2​h
Duration: 30​min
Duration: 2​h

Golf in Amelia Island

Duration: 2​h
Duration: 2​h
Duration: 2​h

Nearby attractions in Amelia Island