The Matheson History Museum's program schedule for its upcoming Florida's Global Kitchen exhibition is now available. Click on the MORE button for more details.             

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Our collections include more than 20,000 historic postcards; 1,500 stereograph cards; and myriad photographs, documents and artifacts from Gainesville and Alachua County. Click MORE below.



The Matheson History Museum, the antebellum Matheson House and the botanical garden at Sweetwater Park can be rented for weddings, parties and meetings. Click MORE for more information.

513 E University Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 US
Hours:      9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday 
Phone:     (352) 378-2280, Fax (352) 378-1246
The Matheson History Museum is free and open to the public (donations are encouraged).