Jacksonville

Historical and Educational Attractions

This page lists attractions of historical, cultural, or educational significance in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Listings may include historical homes, battlefields, forts, monuments, famous birthplaces, and other places of historical significance, as well educational attractions such as planetariums.
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Amelia Island Lighthouse

Amelia Island is the northern most barrier island on Florida's east coast and the lighthouse is the ...

215 Lighthouse Circle, Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034
Amelia Island Museum of History

The Amelia Island Museum of History, a not-for-profit organization, fosters community and visitor ap ...

233 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034
Amelia Island Nature Center

Join one of our naturalists and explore Amelia Island, Florida’s natural wonders! Stop by the fully ...

39 Beach Lagoon Rd, Amelia Island, FL, 32034
American Beach Museum

American Beach Museum on Amelia Island remembers the historic African American journey of vision, st ...

1600 Julia St, American Beach, FL, 32034
Beaches Museum and History Park

The park houses a restored 19th century house which was once the home of the station master of the F ...

381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Camp Milton Historic Preserve

History buffs and visitors can become familiar with Civil War history or enjoy scenic nature trails. ...

1225 Halsema Road North, Jacksonville, FL, 32220
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide a sa ...

1860 Starratt Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32226
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens, a ...

829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32204
Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park

Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park sits atop a bluff along the Amelia River on Estrada Street in t ...

Estrada Street, Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034
Fort Caroline National Memorial

Fort Caroline memorializes the short-lived French presence in sixteenth-century Florida. Here you wi ...

12713 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Fort Clinch State Park

History meets nature at Fort Clinch State Park. Whether you’re a history buff, nature lover or a bit ...

2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034
Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Native Americans feasted here, colonists built a fort, and the Smart Set of the 1920s came for vacat ...

12241 Fort George Rd, Jacksonville, FL, 32226
Jacksonville Historical Center

The Jacksonville Historical Center's permanent exhibit features documents, pictures, and artifacts f ...

1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL, 32207
Jacksonville Public Library's Storywalk at Henry J. Klutho Park

StoryWalk® is a fun and educational resource for children and adults to enjoy literacy, physical act ...

204 W 3rd St., Jacksonville, FL, 32206
Kingsley Plantation

You can explore the grounds at Kingsley Plantation, which include the slave quarters, barn, waterfro ...

11676 Palmetto Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32226
Mandarin Museum and Historical Society

Located on the beautiful St. Johns River in the 10 acre Walter Jones Historical Park, the Mandarin M ...

11964 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32223
Maritime Museum of Amelia Island

If you are interested in maritime history, pirates, or French and Spanish treasure fleets, make sure ...

115 South 2nd Street, Amelia Island, FL, 32034
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville is a cultural resource of the University of North Florid ...

333 North Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Museum of Southern History

The Museum of Southern History was established to maintain and perpetuate an educational facility fo ...

4304 Herschel Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32210
Ritz Theatre and Museum

The Ritz Theatre and Museum is located in the LaVilla neighborhood of Downtown, considered "the mecc ...

829 N Davis St, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve

In and around one of the Atlantic Coast's largest urban areas, the Preserve offers glimpses of Old F ...

12713 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Tree Hill Nature Center

Tree Hill is home to more than 50 acres of preservation land in the heart of Arlington. We have 7 wa ...

7152 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32211
Walter Jones Historical Park

The park opened to the public on August 2000 and includes the restored farmhouse, barn, outbuildings ...

11964 Mandarin Rd., Jacksonville, FL, 32223
West Nassau Museum of History

Our duel mission is to highlight and preserve the rich and diverse history of Nassau County, Florida ...

45383 Dixie Avenue, Callahan, FL, 32011
White Oak Plantation

Sitting on 10,000 acres of serene southern forest, with five and a half miles of St. Marys riverfron ...

581705 White Oak Rd, Yulee, FL, 32097
Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, this site is a preserved Civil War encampment, allowi ...

New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32226