History, Tours, & Art

Journey back in time to the Gilded Age.

Jekyll Island Club boasts a rich history around every corner of the resort’s sprawling grounds and carries on into the adjacent, charming Historic District. Take a self-guided tour around the historic cottages, hop aboard a tram, trolley, or horse-drawn carriage for guided tours, explore the island’s many historic sites, or view rotating art exhibits to take in the stories of Jekyll Island in a medium that best suits you.

History Tour Train.

Tram Tours

Discover the island’s rich history with a guided tram tour led by The Jekyll Island Mosiac Museum. This 90-minute experience takes guests through the 240-acre National Historic Landmark District and into two restored cottages.

Please call 912-635-4036 for more information.

Carriage Tours

Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 AM to close

Enjoy a tour of the beautiful Historic District on a horse-drawn carriage. During your ride, you’ll learn about several historic cottages, Faith Chapel, and the Jekyll Island Club Resort. Each carriage seats between 4 and 15 guests and tours are approximately 35 minutes.

Call Three Oaks Farm at 912-635-9500 for details.

Horse Drawn Carriage Ride Around The Resort.
Boy Reading The Jekyll Island History.

Discover The Mosiac

Open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The completely renovated and reimagined Jekyll Island Museum guides you through the rich cultural and natural history of Georgia’s most intriguing barrier island. In-depth and interactive exhibits draw you in, while stunning visuals and audio tell the tale of this magical island. The new museum, Mosaic, features more exhibit space, more artifacts, and a new multi-purpose room. Constructed completely within the existing footprint of the historic stables building, the new design highlights the building’s construction with high lofted ceilings and open space.

Please call 912-635-4036 for more information.

Historic Sites

Walk along historic tabby sidewalks shaded by old plantation oaks, relax on our picturesque Southern porches, explore wilderness areas, and historic sites like Horton House and DuBignon Cemetery, just minutes from Jekyll Island Club Resort.

Green Building On Jekyll Island.
Historic House On Jekyll Island.

Jekyll Arts Association

Visit the historic Goodyear Cottage to experience rotating monthly art exhibits featuring the work of local and regional artists hosted in the natural light of the beautiful gallery. Artistic disciplines range from sculptors, painters, photographers, jewelers, woodworkers, writers, singers, weavers, potters, quilters, fashion designers, knitters, basketweavers, and much more.

Please call 912-635-3920 for more information.

Family History Tours

Discover the rich history of Jekyll Island and The Club that bears its name. Walk the grounds, take a guided tour by tram or horse-drawn carriage, or visit the new interactive Mosiac Museum to experience a story for the ages.

Old Go Cart With Driver And Child.
History Tour Train.

Tram Tours

Discover the island’s rich history with a guided tram tour led by The Jekyll Island Mosiac Museum. This 90-minute experience takes guests through the 240-acre National Historic Landmark District and into two restored cottages.

Please call 912-635-4036 for more information.

Horse Drawn Carriage Ride Around The Resort.

Carriage Tours

Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 AM to close

Enjoy a tour of the beautiful Historic District on a horse-drawn carriage. During your ride, you’ll learn about several historic cottages, Faith Chapel, and the Jekyll Island Club Resort. Each carriage seats between 4 and 15 guests and tours are approximately 35 minutes.

Call Three Oaks Farm at 912-635-9500 for details.

Boy Reading The Jekyll Island History.

Discover The Mosiac

Open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The completely renovated and reimagined Jekyll Island Museum guides you through the rich cultural and natural history of Georgia’s most intriguing barrier island. In-depth and interactive exhibits draw you in, while stunning visuals and audio tell the tale of this magical island. The new museum, Mosaic, features more exhibit space, more artifacts, and a new multi-purpose room. Constructed completely within the existing footprint of the historic stables building, the new design highlights the building’s construction with high lofted ceilings and open space.

Please call 912-635-4036 for more information.

Green Building On Jekyll Island.

Historic Sites

Walk along historic tabby sidewalks shaded by old plantation oaks, relax on our picturesque Southern porches, explore wilderness areas, and historic sites like Horton House and DuBignon Cemetery, just minutes from Jekyll Island Club Resort.

Historic House On Jekyll Island.

Jekyll Arts Association

Visit the historic Goodyear Cottage to experience rotating monthly art exhibits featuring the work of local and regional artists hosted in the natural light of the beautiful gallery. Artistic disciplines range from sculptors, painters, photographers, jewelers, woodworkers, writers, singers, weavers, potters, quilters, fashion designers, knitters, basketweavers, and much more.

Please call 912-635-3920 for more information.

Island Recreation

Recreation is plentiful on Jekyll Island however you decide to stay active. Jekyll Island boasts 63 holes of golf, a croquet lawn in the center of the resort, a mini-golf course, horseback riding, tennis courts, bicycle rentals, and more.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Island Recreation

Recreation is plentiful on Jekyll Island however you decide to stay active. Jekyll Island boasts 63 holes of golf, a croquet lawn in the center of the resort, a mini-golf course, horseback riding, tennis courts, bicycle rentals, and more.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

PACKAGES & OFFERS

Bed and Breakfast

Rise, dine and shine. Start your day on Jekyll Island off right with daily breakfast for two in the Grand Dining Room, The Pantry or Eighty Ocean Kitchen and Bar.

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Gift Cards Now Available

Give the gift of exploration, adventure, or relaxation on Jekyll Island. Gift cards to Jekyll Island Club Resort and The Wharf are now available for purchase.

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