Visiting the Museum

The Jekyll Island Museum is your Gateway to the Gilded Era.  Let us take you on a journey of discovery through our daily programs, interpretive exhibits, and museum store.

Jekyll Island’s exquisite natural beauty has long drawn guests to its barrier shores. From Native American and French settlers, to the Jekyll Island Club Members and the thousands of guests who arrive today, the island is a haven of history and wonder.

Unlock the pristinely preserved heritage of Jekyll Island with a tour of the National Historic Landmark District, led by experts from the Jekyll Island Museum.  Throughout the Historic District, guests will find an array of artifacts, exhibits, and active tour opportunities that provide an insightful look at the island’s past lives.

Hours of Operation

Open from 9 am to 5 pm daily, except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Rates

Entry to the museum is Free

Programs

Historic cottages are accessible on a variety of tours, which vary seasonally. Guided tram tours depart from the Jekyll Island Museum at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm daily. Other tour options, such as self-guided tours and specialty programs, are also available.

Find out more here. 

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Driving Directions

Take I-95 to exit 29. Follow signs east on U.S. 17 for approximately 10 miles.

Turn right onto the Downing Musgrove Causeway (GA 520).

Pass through the Guest Information Center and Plaza. (Please note a parking fee is required.)

Cross over the bridge onto Jekyll Island.  Make the first left onto Riverview Drive.

At the stop sign, turn right onto Stable Road. After driving approximately 100 yards, the entrance to the Jekyll Island Museum will be on the right.

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 100 Stable Road,
Jekyll Island, Ga 31527

912.635.4036

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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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