The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, Amelia Island

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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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  • Rainy day in Fernandina so we decided to stop by the Maritime Museum, it did not disappoint! So much history and the tour guides are very knowledgeable. Really kind and welcoming atmosphere. If you...  more »
  • The gentlemen that run this museum are also the ones who are the treasure hunters! It was fascinating listening to their stories and learning about the pirate history of Amelia Island!  more »
  • This museum is very interesting and informative. The tour guide, who is also a long-time treasure hunter, explained in detail about the experience of looking for long lost sunken treasure from...  more »
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  • 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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