History & Museums

When visiting Amelia Island make sure not to miss all the opportunities for adventure and discovery with centuries-old heritage and history.. The island is home to many Victorian-era structures that are now on the Historic Registry, providing visitors a look back at how island life once looked.

Bosque Bello Cemetery
Guarded by sprawling live oaks and ancient cedars, soldiers rest from Napoleon’s Army, Revolutionary, Spanish and Civil Wars. Located 1 mile north of Atlantic Avenue on North 14th Street this old cemetery take you back in time.

2500 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 477-8900

Amelia Island Museum of History
Florida’s first oral history museum. The Museum offers 4,000 years of Amelia Island’s history and includes modern exhibits, educational lectures, historic walking tours and ghost tours.

Amelia Island Museum of History
233 S. Third Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 261-7378.

Amelia Island Lighthouse
Oldest lighthouse is the state of Florida dating back to 1839. Tours are offered the first and third Wednesday of every month. The property is open every Saturday from 11am – 2pm for viewing only. Contact the City of Fernandina Beach Recreation Department for more information.

109 South 18th St.
Fernandina, FL 32034
(904) 277-7350.


Where to Spend the Night

We have a range of vacation rentals to suit the needs of families, couples or solo travelers to Amelia Island. Browse our list of island lodging options that includes:

Thinking about an extended stay on Amelia Island? We have unfurnished and non-smoking property leases for 6 months or longer. There’s plenty to do here, so book your long-term rentals today.