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HH TourHorton House

Step into the life of the colonies at the Horton House ruins.  This colonial home site was rebuilt in 1743 by Jekyll Island’s first English inhabitant after a Spanish attack.  Historic occupants included Native Americans, indentured servants, British troops, French privateers, African Americans, and Civil War soldiers.  Though their stories, discover the vital role Jekyll Island played in the early years of Georgia.

When: Saturdays, June 7 – July 26, 2014 at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm ticket_icon_teaser
Where: Departs from the Jekyll Island Museum on Stable Road, 912-635-4036.
Cost: $16 for Adults; $7 for children ages 7-15; Free for children 6 and under.

Reservations are required.  Reserve online or call 912-635-4036.


Legacy TourOur Legacy Preserved

For five gilded decades, America’s leaders visited Jekyll Island “to secure an escape” from the demands of their everyday lives and pursue “a life of elegant leisure.”  An interpreter escorts small groups through the historic district and inside several cottages of the Jekyll Island Club for an intimate look at ongoing efforts to preserve the stories of these men and women who shaped America.  Cottages vary, depending on seasonal availability.

When: Fridays, March - December, 2014 at 2:00 pm.  Approximately 2 hours.ticket_icon_teaser
Where: Departs from the Jekyll Island Museum on Stable Road, 912-635-4036.
Cost: $35 for Adults; $15 for children ages 7-15; Free for children 6 and under.

Reserve early!  Space is limited and reservations are required.  Reserve online or call 912-635-4036.

PassportTourPassport to the Century

ticket_icon_teaserIn 1886, 53 prominent Jekyll Island Club members created an exclusive gilded era island retreat for family and friends on Georgia’s coast. These empire builders shaped our nation’s future.  Now step into their past. This guided tram tour of the 240-acre National Historic Landmark District includes entry into two restored cottages.

When: January 1 – November 28, 2014 at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm daily.  Approximately 90 minutes.
Where: Departs from the Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Stable Road, 912-635-4036.
Cost: $16 for Adults; $7 for children ages 7-15; Free for children 6 and under.



Introduce yourself to the Jekyll Island Club National Historic Landmark District with the best of our extensive archive of photos, oral histories, diaries, and rare home-movie footage. The Club member’s stories come alive in the voices of members, staff, visitors, and experts who have worked to preserve the island’s history.  These self-guided tours include a walking guide of the National Historic Landmark District and interactive multi-media device rental.

When: Available 9:00 am to 3:00 pm daily.  Approximately 2 hours.
Where: Departs from the Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Stable Road, 912-635-4036.
Cost: E-Guide rentals are $8 each.

Historic Faith ChapelHistoric Faith Chapel

Enjoy the charming chapel that Club Member Frederic Baker wanted to be “worthy of the island.”  Delight in the architectural whimsy of its animal carvings, terra cotta gargoyles, and Tiffany and Armstrong stained glass windows.

When: The Chapel is open from 2:00 – 4:00 pm daily (subject to prior private rentals)
Cost: Admission is free. No reservations are needed.



Other Offerings


Historic Group ToursGroup Offerings

Specialty tours and group rates are available for parties of 20 people or more. In addition to private offerings of public tour programs, a variety of private, customized tours are available to suit your group’s special interests. Advanced reservations are required. Program availability and pricing is subject to change.

Details: Contact Shirley Martin, Tour Manager, at 912-635-4036.




museum special eventsSpecial Events

The Jekyll Island Museum offers a variety of special events that vary throughout the year.  Past special events have included Colonial and Club Era living history experiences, storytelling, hands-on heritage craft workshops, and festive themed parties that transport you to another time.

Details: Check back often for information on upcoming special program offerings!





Partner Programs


Carriage ToursHorse Carriage Tours

Relax and enjoy a leisurely, narrated carriage tour in the beautiful Historic District of Jekyll Island. See the cottages of Rockefeller, Macy, Goodyear, Faith Chapel and many others.

When: Daytime Tours 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Three Oaks Farm Equestrian Services, 100 Stable Road ~ 912-635-9500 ~ Visit Website
Cost: $15 – Adults, $7 Children (Ages 3-12) Children under 3 Free. Pets Welcome.

When: Private Evening Tours 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Riverside of Jekyll Island Club Hotel
Cost: $40 (2 people) and each additional person $15. Children $7. Reservations Suggested.




 100 Stable Road,
Jekyll Island, Ga 31527


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Team Sea Watch Cooks Again!

Tom Kent and Pat Cochran have been cooking together since they were in college over 40 years ago.  Many dishes have been prepared while on vacations and getaways over the years and some were created on sailboats off the coast of British Columbia, Maine, and in the Virgin Islands.  Team Sea Watch entered Jekyll Shrimp [...]


Sea Turtle Release this Friday at 10:30 a.m.


 Public Invited to Attend! Join Us!

WHO:                   Jekyll Island Authority – Georgia Sea Turtle Center

WHAT:                Sea Turtle Release

WHEN:                Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30 am

WHERE:             Beach at Great Dunes Park, Jekyll Island, GA


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