Explore Amelia Island’s Historic Sites & Museums

Learn about Spanish explorers and pirates. Discover the history of Fernandina’s thriving Victorian-era and its shrimping legacy. And don’t miss seeing Fort Clinch.

American Beach Museum on Amelia Island

Florida’s tallest sand dune is preserved on Amelia Island. The story of American Beach, a dune called Nana, and “the Beach Lady” who helped preserve the area will be told by the American Beach Museum. Celebrating its Grand Opening September 6, 2014, visitors can learn more about this historic African-American community.