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Amelia Island Museum of History

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Address: 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone Number: 904-261-7378
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: This museum showcases the region's rich history under eight national flags.

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Very professionaly done museum for everyone of all ages.

Lovely museum and very well presented information about the locale. We enjoyed the information that was shared by the docents and volunteers. Great place for the whole family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Cecelia Y
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The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely museum and very well presented information about the locale. We enjoyed the information that was shared by the docents and volunteers. Great place for the whole family with plenty for children to interact with as well.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Worth an hour of your time. Especially the stuff about David Levy Yulee, who was a great man in the early history of Florida, and kind of the father of the town of Fernandina, who no one seems to know about today. NIce little place

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is a small but informative museum in downtown Fernandina Beach. It is well-done and provides a nice history of the island. We got there at 3PM, not realizing it closes at 4PM, so we had to rush through. I recommend giving yourself an hour to 90 minutes if you want to see/read all the exhibits. Rates are reasonable- $7... More 

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Dacula, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice small museum, with a lot of info about the area from the earliest days before Europeans landed, up until modern times. Enjoyable if you like to read about the history of the area. We found the Amelia River Cruise that we took was also rich with historical facts and stories. Presentation on the second floor about Florida citizens participation... More 

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Danville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our tour was wonderful! Our tour guide was an older lady who actually liked what she did and it showed! She was delightful and entertaining! Tour lasted about an hour. Cost is $7.00

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It is hard to imagine such a little place as Fernandina having such historical significance. We visited the Museum on a recent visit. Loved the friendly staff, exhibits, and docent led tour. Great location near downtown. Hit the Museum in the a.m. and then off to lunch downtown.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was very nice to see. I enjoyed it. I would like to go back again. It's nice to know the history of the island.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a fantastic museum, once a jail. We had an hour tour that told the history of the Island in a very interesting way. Definitely worth a visit.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One will view the history of this area, and the surrounding cities that make up Northeast Florida. This history is deep in customs, whether good or bad. It is history at its finest, and it echoes the historical perspective of the community that surrounds it. All Good.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you are looking for something to do that is both educational and informative-this is the place to go.

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Additional Information about Amelia Island Museum of History

Address: 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone Number: 904-261-7378
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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