The museum closed on October 17 due to minimal support from the civic, community, and corporate sectors. For the latest information on disposition of artifacts, models, and exhibits please read the October and November newsletters under the NEWS link above.

Auction on Dec. 13 of major remaining items. "Garage Sale" of miscellaneous items on December 4-5.

Welcome to the official
website of the

Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center.

We are a Non Profit 501 C3 and all donations are tax deductible

Visiting our museum lets you set sail into the maritime history of Jacksonville.

Explore our collection of displays from the arrival of the French in 1562 to the present day.



Parking Downtown

The Jacksonville Landing parking lot during the week costs only $2.00 for any time less than 3 hours if one enters the lot before 4 PM. The lot can be accessed by driving east from Laura Street on Independent Drive and from the riverfront just west of the Hyatt Hotel parking garage. Metered street parking is free on weekends and holidays. For more parking information check the Jacksonville Landing website.


(effective July 1, 2013)

Open: Tuesday - Saturday 11AM - 5PM
Closed: Sunday and Monday