The Amelia Island Museum of history is the first spoken history museum in the state. We continue our story-telling tradition with a variety of tours that cater to many interests and age levels. Docent-Led Museum Tours are scheduled regularly. Docent-Led Walking tours may be arranged for groups of four or more by contacting our Education Director, Thea Seagraves at 904.261.7378 x.105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
An amazing tale of intrigue and adventure awaits you in our Eight Flags Gallery. This one hour tour given at 11 AM and 2 PM every Monday through Saturday at the Museum, and at 2 PM every Sunday afternoon, highlights the events and people that shaped Fernandina’s spectacular history. This tour is included with entrance to the museum.
Centre Street Tours
Hear fascinating anecdotes of the families and industries that shaped Fernandina on this walk down our national historic district’s main thoroughfare. The tour is available by reservation for two or more guests with 24 hours’ notice.
An Amelia Island Museum of History Tour Guide is provided for your bus or van. From the comfort of your seat, discover the beauty and charm of Amelia Island, from its pristine beaches, to the sumptuous resorts and Victorian architecture that grace our community, to the industries that have shaped our economic development.
South Fernandina Tour
Take a journey through time on this walking tour of the south historic district. Starting at St. Peters Episcopal Church, this tour showcases Fernandina’s beauty, charm, and unique character. Guests will gain a true feeling for the rich history of the island. The tour is available by reservation for four or more with 48 hours’ advanced notice.
This tour begins at 6 PM every Friday and lasts approximately one hour. Meet your guide in the cemetery behind St. Peters Episcopal Church located at 801 Atlantic Avenue. Tickets may be purchased at the Museum for $10.00/adults and $5.00/students. Special Tours may be arranged based on availability.
Golden Era Tour
This tour of Fernandina Beach’s north end introduces the players in Amelia Island’s unique history while giving a broad understanding of how our city was affected by national and world events from 1782-1850. The tour is available by reservation for two or more guests with 24 hours’ notice.
One ticket, four free drinks, and a wealth of historical information about downtown Fernandina! You’ll hear riveting stories about a bygone era. The Pub Crawl takes place every Thursday. Special tours may be arranged based on availability. Please drink responsibly, non-alcoholic beverages also provided. Must be 21 or older, ID required.
Holiday Home Tour
This popular annual tour will feature spectacular homes professionally decorated for the holidays. Docents will be stationed at each home to point out the rich history, architectural features, furnishings, and decorations. Good cheer and tidings of the seasons abound as Victorian carolers will add to the festive experience as they serenade guests with holiday music.
The Amelia Island Museum of History is proud to announce our new Speaker’s Bureau. An extensive listing of lecturers is available through the Museum on a variety of topics that will appeal to any audience.
Adventures in Architecture, Participate in an architectural walking tour.
Seas of Change: The story of Nassau County.
“Timuc-a-who?” – Learn about life among the native people. Explore their culture, habits and life style. Includes a hands on project for participants geared specifically for each grade level.
Costumed History Program – Ask for a First Person Presenter to visit your class room or school facility.
Victorian Tea Program – Learn about the etiquette of the Victorian Era, includes tea & cakes plus a historic presentation. (Multigenerational)