The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Ship
At The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, you'll find displays that tell the history of the island through various photographs and artifacts. Visitors learn about various subjects, from modern technology all the way to the life in the 17th century. Take a moment to find out how the artifacts were found, what tools were used, and what special skills were required to uncover the objects. Please be sure to check out the website for all further details. Take a look at our Amelia Island trip planner to schedule your visit to The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Great experience to talk with real treasure hunters and ask questions like what's the most interesting thing you've ever found or most valuable.  more »
  • If you want art go to MOMA! This place is run by actual treasure hunters who are excited to be doing what they do.  more »
  • We enjoyed the tour with Doug. One of the actual treasure hunters. Learned a great deal about their process and how they find the lost wrecks and treasures.  more »
  • Very cool museum to check out on a rainy or hot day. The staff are professional and full of stories! It's a great family event to swing by after lunch (for only 5$/person).
  • This is an awesome place, recovered sunken treasure artifacts from the old Spanish main! Speak to real treasure salvors who have actually found treasure artifacts and have it on display!
  • So exciting to see all the treasures left behind and learn about how much history is involved in this area! It's a small museum however your mind can really drift as if you once lived a past life while looking at all the cool items, reading about it and even watching some of the movies playing while taking this little tour. Honestly, I always thought Pirates were mythical or something from a story book but visiting this place had me capture the reality of the Pirates that once lived. Love this place !
  • A bit pricy for a 10 minute walk through practically nothing.
  • Nice place. Looks newer and like they're still adding some things. Very good information and artifacts for island.

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