“Gateway to the Gilded Era”
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 millionaires and the thousands of guests who arrive today, the island is a haven of history and wonder. Unlock the keenly 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.
History nerds like me will be surprised at many roles Jekyll has played throughout time. First as home to native Indians, a plantation, an illegal port for the slave trade, and the more well known Millionaires Club Era when Jekyll was the private playground for wealthy families such as the Vanderbilt, Pulitzer, Goodyear and many other industry titans.
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Jekyll Island Museum
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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