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.

The Amelia Island Museum of History is wheelchair accessible and also has self-guided tour resources for the hearing impaired.

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  • Key Details
  • Discounts: Senior, Military
  • Hours of Operation:
  • MON: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • TUE: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • WED: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • THU: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • FRI: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • SAT: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • SUN: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Meetings at Amelia Island Museum of History

The Amelia Island Museum of History is bursting with fascination stories that are just waiting to be shared with eager visitors and residents.  From the Timucua Native American tribe to Spanish and French explorers, from the lawless spirit of pirates to the dignified air of Victorian-era residents, Amelia Island has been home to diverse cultures that have left an exciting heritage. 

Host your next event at the Old Nassau County Jail!  The Amelia Island Museum of History is excited to extend the use of our unique facility for receptions, dinners and lectures.  If you or your organization wishes to reserve the Museum's public areas, you may do so my calling 904.261.7378 x100 to determine availability.

Key Details:
  • Square Footage: 1015
  • Max Attendees: 100



Go back in time at our fully accessible facility including audio guided exhibits