Top Historical Places in Jacksonville

Are you looking to explore the history of Jacksonville through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Jacksonville including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Jacksonville. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Jacksonville ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville for a great trip!

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

  1. Fort Caroline National Memorial Gardens

    Garden, Memorial, Fort

    This place is also a part of the Timucuan Natural Preserve and focuses on the short presence of the French during the 16th century. This place mostly focuses on stories of exploration, survival, religious disputes, territorial battles, and first contact between American Indians and Europeans.
  2. Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

    Arena, Entertainment, Performance, Concert

    This is a huge 15000 seat multi- purpose arena which was built in 2003. It was a vital part of the Jacksonville Plan of Mayor John Delaney. The purpose was mainly to replace the outdated Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum. It is now the home of Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League and Jacksonville Dolphins men’s Basketball team. The Jacksonville Giants of the American Bas...Read more
  3. The Veterans Memorial Wall

    4.5 (172 Votes)
    The Veterans Memorial Wall

    Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, Statue

    This is a tribute to the brave men who laid their lives fighting for their country. It is an outdoor memorial that is regarded as “the largest of its kind” as well as “the only wall that focuses and tributes to all 6 service branch” means Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. It is a long granite monument bearing the names of all veteran fighte...Read more
  4. Adventure Landing

    4.3 (83 Votes)
    Adventure Landing

    Go Carting, Theme Park, Arena, Golf Course

    This is a theme park also known as The Shipwreck. It is one destination where people of all ages can have fun forgetting the age difference. It is also the largest family entertainment center in Northeast Florida. The park boasts of- Adventure Speedway Go-Karts Adventure Golf - two 18-hole miniature golf courses Laser Tag in our Multi-Level Arena A monster Video and Redemption Gaming Arcade Th...Read more
  5. EverBank Field

    4.5 (372 Votes)
    EverBank Field

    Arena, Stadium, Entertainment, Performance

    This stadium named after the Ever Bank was originally known as the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. It is the home ground of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. The stadium also hosts the rival match between the University of Florida and the University of Georgia. The stadium was set up in 1995 in place of the Gator Stadium and was named as the Alltel Stadium. The seating c...Read more
  6. Sun-Ray Cinema

    4.8 (118 Votes)
    Sun-Ray Cinema

    Historical Site, Theatre, Cinema, Concert

    This theatre in the 5 Points district in Riverside and Avondale neighborhood is the only existing historic single screen theatre of the city. This was the 1st theatre to feature talking pictures in Florida. After restoration first in 1949 and finally in 2004, this was the venue for the Jacksonville Film Festival of 2009 and 2010. They also have an art house here where classic films, late night ...Read more