Top Historical Places in Daytona Beach

Are you looking to explore the history of Daytona Beach through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Daytona Beach including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Daytona Beach. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Daytona Beach ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Daytona Beach, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Daytona Beach for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Daytona Beach with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Dale Earnhardt Sr. Statue


    The winner of many a Winston Cup championships, Dale Earnhardt Sr. was at the peak of his NASCAR career when a freak car crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500 killed him on February 18, 2001. In his memory, a statue was erected outside the Daytona International Speedway (where he died). The 9 feet tall statue stands on a large Number 3 (his car's designation). He’s seen holding a ...Read more
  2. Daytona Beach Drive-In Christian Church

    Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    A unique place of worship, the Daytona Beach Drive In Christian Church is a lovely structure located on the beautiful shores of the city. Drive up in style to the church and pray to the divine. Trivia: The church is situated within an actual drive in theatre. At the end of every sermon, everybody honks their car’s horns!   
  3. Mary Bethune Home

    Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition

    A National Historic Landmark, the abode is the former home of civil rights leader, educator and founder of Bethune-Cookman University, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. Converted into a museum, the house is filled with fascinating artefacts and photos of famous visitors and U.S. presidents. Situated on the scenic grounds of Bethune-Cookman University, the facility offers free guided tours. Trivia: Dr. M...Read more
  4. Lilian Place Historic House

    Historical Site, Heritage Building

    The oldest house on the beachside of Daytona Beach, the Lilian Place is an Italianate Victorian house which was built in the year 1884. It was built by Laurence Thompson, one of the city's first settlers. The place was left abandoned and in a state of decay until December of 2009, when the Heritage Preservation Trust acquired this significant site. Today, the house is open to the public as...Read more
  5. Jacky Robinson Ballpark And Statue

    Outdoors, Arena, Stadium, Monument

    This historic baseball field is located on City Island at the Halifax River. Also known as the City Island Ballpark, this place opened in 1914. The Daytona Beach was the first Florida city to allow Jackie Robinson to play during the 1946 season’s spring training. This is the reason behind the name Jackie Robinson Ballpark. This is a nice place to enjoy with family, have food and drinks, a...Read more