Matheson History Museum

  • Non-Profit Organizations
513 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-2280
Wednesday-Saturday 11am-4pm
  • About

    Located in the heart of downtown Gainesville, the Matheson History Museum is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is ''to preserve and interpret the history of Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida, and surrounding regions.'' The museum complex is home to four historic buildings, including the Historic 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. You can learn more by visiting our website and following us on social media.

    Admission and parking are FREE.

  • Whom to Contact

    • Kaitlyn Hof-Mahoney
      Executive Director
      513 E University Ave
      Gainesville, FL 32601
      Phone: (352) 378-2280
  • Directions

    We are located on East University Avenue between the downtown public library and the Law Offices of Folds & Walker.