Arts & Culture

Explore the brick streets of historic Fernandina Beach, sip on an Old Fashioned at the oldest bar in Florida or browse the local galleries on an Artrageous Artwalk! So much to discover here on Amelia Island!

Housed in the former Nassau County Jail, they are the first spoken history museum in the state of Florida. They continue their story-telling tradition with a variety of tours that cater to many interests and age levels.

Location: 233 S. Third Street Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: 904-261-7378

American Beach Museum on Amelia Island remembers the historic African American journey of vision, struggle, joy and triumph and celebrates the preservation of this historic site. American Beach founded in 1935 by the Afro American Insurance Company president, A. L. Lewis for -recreation and relaxation without humiliation- during the era of Jim Crow. American Beach was also a place of hope in an era of despair.

Location: 1600 Julia Street, Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: 904-510-7036

History, nature and beauty meet in an experience like no other.

Location: 2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: 904-277-7274

n 2010 the City of Fernandina Beach approached the AIMH about creating a Welcome Center and Museum. AIMH gladly stepped up because we believe in our maritime history and in the importance of educating our community, both full time and temporary, on the amazing part it has played in the development of our local, state, and national heritage

Location: 17 S Front St, Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: 904 277-7234

If you are interested in maritime history, pirates, or French and Spanish treasure fleets, make sure you visit our museum located in beautiful downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Location: 115 South 2nd Street Suite B Fernandina Beach

Phone: 904-432-7086

Few structures in Florida boast heritage as long and intriguing as the Amelia Island Lighthouse, built in 1838. This is the state`s oldest lighthouse, and it is the only one from the Territorial Period that has survived without major rebuilding.

Location: To register for a tour of the lighthouse, call or visit the Atlantic Recreation Center at 2500 Atlantic Ave.

Phone: 904-310-3350

The award-winning Amelia Community Theatre is in the heart of the historic district in charming Fernandina Beach, Florida. They are located within walking distance of great restaurants, hotels, B&Bs and shops.

Location: 209 Cedar Street, Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: (904)261-6749

This Amelia Island theatre stages a variety of musicals, plays and revues throughout the year produced by a community of dedicated and talented volunteers.

Location: 1955 Island Walkway | Fernandina Beach FL

Phone: 904-277-3455

In addition to beautiful beaches, Amelia Island is also known for upscale galleries and talented artists who call this Island home. Thus, Second Saturday Artrageous Artwalks was born.

Location: 18 N. 2nd St. Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: 904-261-7020

Plantation Artists` Guild and Gallery is a cooperative that is run by the artists themselves. You can meet and deal direct with the creators of the art.

Location: 94 Amelia Village Circle, Amelia Island, FL

Phone: 904-432-1750

Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Amelia Island Museum of History Holiday Home Tour. Kick off your holiday season on Amelia Island the first weekend of December

Location: 233 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, FL

Phone: 904-261-7378