Amelia Island Museum of History
Offers tours of quaint downtown Fernandina Beach and a
fascinating look at the tumultuous history of the Island
of Eight Flags.
Hours: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Mon-Fri: Tours: Mon-Sat, 11 a.m.
and 2 p.m.
233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach. (904) 261-7378.
Klassix Auto Museum
A collection of Corvette autos from every year since
1953 is the centerpiece of Klassix Auto Museum.
Complementing the collection are period sets and scenery
chronicling the role of the automobile in American
history. Areas dedicated to the history of racing, bike
week and classic cars are also featured.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
2909 W. International Speedway Blvd, Daytona.
The "Halifax area" stretches along both sides
of the Halifax River and includes the towns of Daytona
Beach, Ormond Beach, Ormond by the Sea, Holly Hill,
Daytona Beach Shores, South Daytona and Ponce Inlet. The
museum that serves this area features displays and
artifacts from local historical sites, including Indian
mounds and plantations. Memorabilia from the early days
of auto racing is also included. A library and research
center are available for research. Hours are
Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
252 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach (904)255-6976
GREEN COVE SPRINGS
Alexander Brest Museum/Gallery
Showcases works by students and faculty members and
hosts traveling exhibitions.
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat, noon-5 p.m. Phillips
Fine Arts Bldg., Jacksonville University, 2800
University Blvd. N. 744-3950.
Cummer Museum of
Art and Gardens
Showcases an acclaimed collection of classical artwork,
traveling displays, spectacular riverside gardens and an
innovative children’s learning center. Hours: Tue and
Thu, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Wed, Fri and Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;
Sun, noon-5 p.m.
829 Riverside Ave. 356-6857.
FCCJ South Gallery
Showcases works by FCCJ students and faculty members.
Hours: Mon, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tue-Fri, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
FCCJ South Campus, Beach Blvd. 646-2222.
Jacksonville Historical Center
The River City’s colorful story is told through a
variety of exhibits, photographs and memorabilia.
Hours: Daily, noon-5 p.m.
Southbank Riverwalk at the foot of the Main Street
Jacksonville Maritime Museum
Model ships, painting and photographs salute
Jacksonville’s maritime heritage.
Hours: Mon-Fri, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m.
Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr.
Second location at the
Pavilion behind the Museum of Science and History, on
the Southbank Riverwalk. 398-9011.
Jacksonville Museum of
The permanent collection of modern art includes pieces
by Sam Gillam and Ed Paschke, among others; national
traveling exhibitions arrive monthly. Hours: Tue,
Wed, Fri, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thu, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat-Sun,
4160 Boulevard Center Dr.398-8336.
Jacksonville Historical Society
Traveling exhibits, time line of city history,
Jacksonville Film industry, American Indian and British
influence on Florida and the military
Hours: mon-Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
100 Wharfside Way 396-6307
Karpeles Manuscript Library
Houses one of the world’s largest collections of
historical documents, rotated among several other
Karpeles librariesaround the country.
Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
101 W. 1st St. 356-2992.
Museum of Science and History
Special exhibits and changing programs complement
permanent exhibits such as "Currents of Time: A
History ofJacksonville & Northeast Florida" and
"Atlantic Tails." The Alexander Brest
Planetarium presents multimedia shows daily.
Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-5p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun,
1025 Museum Cir, Southbank Riverwalk. 396-7062.
Museum of Arts and
Located in the Tuscawilla Nature Preserve, the museum
showcases one ofthe best collections of American art 1620-1920
in the southeast in theDow Gallery of American Art.
Also showcased is a fine collection of Cuban art. The
Prehistory of Florida wing features a 13-foot-tall,
130,000-year-old skeleton of a giant ground sloth. The
museum also features a planetarium as well as changing
exhibitions. The Window in the Forest Interpretive
Center provides information about the unique environment
in the nature preserve. Hours: Tuesday through
Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday
from noon to 5 p.m.
1040 Museum Blvd., Daytona (904)255-0285
Springfield Heritage Museum
Traces the history of one of Jacksonville’s oldest
neighborhoods. Hours: Mon-Fri, flexible hours
1321 Main St. 353-7727.
Continuous showings of faculty and student work.
Hours: Mon,Wed and Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tue and Thu, 9
University of North Florida, 4567 St. Johns Bluff Rd.
Beaches Area Historical Society
Turn of the century train, Christmas extravaganza,
Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
425 Pablo Ave. Jacksonville Beach 246-0093
Lighthouse Museum Artifacts
Exhibits and photographs document the history of St.
Augustine’s oldest surviving brick structure.
Hours: Mon-Thu,9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Fri-Sun, 9:30 a.m.-8
81 Lighthouse Ave., Anastasia Island, St. Augustine.
Large collection of decorative arts from the late 19th
century is housed in Henry Flagler’s former Alcazar
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Old Alcazar Hotel, 75 King St., St. Augustine. (904)
WORLD GOLF VILLAGE