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Matheson History Museum

Located in the heart of historic downtown Gainesville, the Matheson History Museum is home to the 1867 Matheson House, permanent and temporary exhibits on Alachua County and Florida history, and a local history library and archives filled with resources for the researcher and the curious alike. Throughout the year we host a variety of programs on local and Florida history.

513 East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601-32601



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Museum Reopens to the Public

April 02, 2021 1:00 PM

The Matheson History Museum is excited to announce that we will be reopening on Friday, April 2, 2021! We will be offering limited hours from 1-4 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Please visit our website to see what we ask of our visitors and what we will be doing in order to ensure everyone's safety.
Region(s): North Central
Category(s): Exhibit


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