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.
Kids Jacksonville: Historical and Educational Attractions - Fun 4 First Coast Kids
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
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
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
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
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
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