Hours: Mon - Sat: 10 am - 4 pm / Sun: 1 pm - 4 pm

Phone : 904.261.7378


Step back in time and discover 4000 years of life on the water’s edge here on Amelia Island. 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.

Open: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm / Sunday: 1 pm – 4 pm

Docent-led tours Monday – Saturday at 11 am and 2 pm / Sunday at 2 pm.
(included with ticket purchase)


Pub Crawl

Enjoy history with a “kick” on this guided tour of our town’s most notorious, historic pubs.

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Ghost Tour

Tip-toe through dark streets and walk in the footsteps of a bygone era as you enjoy skillful storytelling on this guided tour.

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Walking Tours

Walk the Silk-Stocking District, see the wealth of the 1880s and 90s, or learn the history of Centre Street’s buildings.

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Check out our School Tours, Summer Camps and College Internships.

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It's time for Summer Camp!

Discover 200 years of History in Nassau County at this year’s M.A.S.H. Summer camp!

M.A.S.H – Short for Math, Art, Science, and History- is the Museum’s yearly summer camp for children ages 6 – 12.

For more information, please email info@ameliamuseum.org or call 904.261.7378 x. 100

Registrations forms are avilable at this link:

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Pop Up Exhibit: Nassau County's Bicentennial
August 30, 2024 - September 11, 2024 / 12:00 am

Pop Up Exhibit: Nassau County's Bicentennial

Exhibit Opening, Voices from West Nassau
September 20, 2024 / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Exhibit Opening, Voices from West Nassau with John Hendricks 6...


Perspectives on the history of Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach brought to you by the staff and volunteers of the Amelia Island Museum of History


Housed in the former Nassau County Jail, we are the first spoken history museum in the state of Florida. We continue our story-telling tradition with a variety of tours that cater to many interests and age levels. Walking Tours and Docent-led Museum Tours are scheduled regularly. Alternate tour times may be arranged for groups of four or more by contacting our Director of Education.