Off A1A you can expect to find the Beaches Museum & History Park featuring artworks and history about the beaches of Northeast Florida. The Museum was founded in 1979 by a group of local residents, Beaches Area Historical Society. In 2001 they opened the doors to the public and have been kept open thanks to its generous staff members and local volunteers.

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The current exhibit features the art of Leigh Murphy and will remain till February 8. You can expect to see a brand new art exhibit February 19 – April 5, 2015.

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From Mayport all the way to Ponte Vedra Beach you can learn about the history of each beach and its current state. The best part is that the admission is free so bringing your family, or just going by yourself would be a great experience. It’s a great way to learn about the history of your community.

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Take a walk in the quiet garden, while listening to the ocean waves less than a mile away from this historical park!

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A great place to visit when going to the beach, and a great place to learn something you didn’t know. Guided tours are also available hourly during open hours.

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For more information about upcoming events you can visit www.beachesMuseum.org or call 904-241-5657

Location/Hours

381 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250

Tues – Sat: 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.

Sunday: 12P.M. – 4 P.M.