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A Walk Down Memory Lane at Beaches Museum & History Park

 

Take a walk down memory lane with a self-guided tour of the Beaches Museum. Explore the architectural displays showcasing the rich heritage and history of Jax beaches and a fond revelation of how each area came into existence. This quaint but beautifully maintained museum houses several original structures, including a chapel (available for private events), a 1900 century Cracker House, and a Flagler Railroads Foreman's house as occupied in the late 1800s. Just across the street from our Jacksonville hotel, this interesting museum is worth a visit - for tourists and locals alike.

 

Details

  • Prices - Entry is free.
  • Hours - Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am to 4:00 pm; Sunday: 12 pm to 4:00 pm; Monday - closed.
 

Events

  • Jacksonville Symphony's "Beaches Chamber Series"
  • Gallery Tour: The Ballot and the Brush: Celebrating Women's Suffrage through Art
  • Chapel Concert: Mama Blue
  • Boardwalk Talk: Dr. Peggy Macdonald "Florida's Female Pioneers"
 

Activities

  • Guided Tours
  • History Park
  • Private Events
  • Live Concerts
  • Exhibits
  • Shopping

FAQs

 

Where is the Beaches Museum & History Park Located?

The Beaches Museum & History Center is located on a two-acre property along Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville Beach. It occupies a 12,100 square feet building with several galleries, a historic chapel, a museum store and offices. Across from the Museum is Pablo Historical Park, where various c. 1900 buildings are open for guided tours.

What is there to do at the Beaches Museum?

This famous attraction houses 19th century exhibits that showcase the history of the Jacksonville Beaches. Check out the 28-ton Steam Locomotive, stroll down the boardwalk, step back in time in the old post office, or shop at the museum shop for great books and interesting souvenirs. You can also attend live concerts and events hosted at the beautiful chapel inside the Beaches Museum.

 

Helpful Links

 

Beaches Museum - Official Site

Buy Event Tickets - Beaches Museum

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