Amelia Island attractions

State Park in Amelia Island

Fort Clinch State Park

Although construction commenced in 1847, rapid technological advancements rendered Fort Clinch's masonry walls obsolete by as early as 1861, when the fort was taken easily by Confederate militia in the Civil War and…
Museum in Amelia Island

Amelia Island Museum of History

Housed in the former city jail (1879–1975), this oral-history museum has tiny but informative exhibits exploring Native American history, the Spanish Mission period, the Civil War and historic preservation. A variet…
Museum in Amelia Island

American Beach Museum

This small museum offers a vibrant overview of life in American Beach, one of the few seaside resort communities built for African Americans in the segregated South. Call ahead for potential tours by appointment.
Museum in Amelia Island

Maritime Museum of Amelia Island

This small museum on the harborfront has an entertaining collection of maritime bric-a-brac presented with a kid-friendly lashing of pirate-y flair.