Golden Isles

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The Golden Isles is home to many historic attractions, museums, theatres and other can't-miss landmarks that demonstrate the rich history and culture of the Georgia Coast. Be sure to stop at a few on your next trip to the Golden Isles!

Due to its strategic geography, the Golden Isles’ history has been punctuated by conquest and acquisition during times of political turmoil. Five Flags have claimed this coastal region as their own, as well as countless generations of native tribes, each leaving their indelible mark. Many of the historic landmarks have been lovingly restored and are a great addition to your visit. Check out some of our guided historic tours and more for your next trip to the Golden Isles.

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A.W. Jones Heritage Center

A.W. Jones Heritage Center

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912-638-4666

Address:

610 Beachview Drive, A.W. Jones Heritage Center,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society operates the Lighthouse and Maritime Center. Their new headquarters, the A.W. Jones Heritage Center, officially opened in April 2008.

Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum & Library

Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum & Library

This listing is Family Friendly
912-638-4050

Address:

100 Arthur Moore Drive,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

Dedicated in 1966, the Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum has grown since the doors first opened. This modern building holds within it a wide array of treasures that range from the history of St.

Epworth By The Sea entrance

Epworth By The Sea

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This listing is a member of the Chamber of Commerce
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912-638-8688

Address:

100 Arthur J. Moore Drive,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

Epworth By The Sea is a world renown, comprehensive conference and retreat center owned by the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Accommodating up to 900 persons, Epworth offers a range of motel rooms, family apartments and youth cabins.

Jekyll Island Museum

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This listing is a member of the Chamber of Commerce
912-635-4036

Address:

100 Stable Rd.,
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
United States

The Jekyll Island Museum is your Gateway to the Gilded Era.

Maritime Center - U.S. Coast Guard Station

Maritime Center

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912-638-4666

Address:

4201 1st Street, PO Box 21136,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

The Maritime Center makes its home in the Historic Coast Guard Station.  Filled with interactive exhibits and galleries, this interesting museum offers an exciting look at coastal Georgia’s natural assets, maritime and military history.

Mildred Huie Museum at Mediterranean House

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734-667-2346

Address:

1819 Frederica Road,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

Mildred Nix Huie (1906-2000) was an American Impressionist artist, sculptor, historian, and writer who in 1967 made the Mediterranean House her island studio.

St. Simons Lighthouse

St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

This listing is Family Friendly
912-638-4666

Address:

610 Beachview Drive,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

Located near the village and pier, the St. Simons Lighthouse is one of only five surviving light towers in Georgia.  An operational navigation aid for traffic entering St. Simons Sound, it casts its light as far as 23 miles out to sea.  Unlike many other operational lighthouses, the St.