The Coast / St. Simons Island

A. W. Jones Heritage Center

610 Beachview Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

  • titleA. W. Jones Heritage Center

Welcome to the A.W. Jones Heritage Center.  Since 2008, the Center has served as Coastal Georgia Historical Society's headquarters.  At the Center, you can…

• Buy tickets to the St. Simons Lighthouse Museum.
• Shop in our Museum Store for children's gifts, lighthouse souvenirs, coastal history books, and much more.
• Watch "The Light and Life of a Lighthouse," a video about the history of the St. Simons Lighthouse in the Stembler Theater.
• View an exhibit on local history in the Gallery Hall.
• Attend lectures and other educational programs in our Event Hall. The Hall is also available for weddings and other events.

The Society's administrative offices and a research library (available for researchers by appointment) are also located in the Center.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 1:30PM - 5:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages