Library & Archives


418 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL (across the street from the main museum building).

Located in the historic Gainesville Gospel Tabernacle building, which was built in 1933, it was renovated and restored by the museum in 2016.


Tuesday – Friday 11am-4pm

The Matheson History Museum collections include more than 20,000 historic Florida postcards, 1,500 stereograph cards, and myriad maps, photographs, documents, books and artifacts. To schedule a research appointment or to ask a local history question please contact our librarian and archivist, Bobby Parker, at or 352-872-5344.

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