Every year the Matheson strives to preserve our county’s history, present original and thought-provoking exhibits and programs, be an accessible resource for the community, and ensure the future of the 1867 Matheson House. We could do none of these things without the support of our members and we are grateful for each of you!
What does your membership support?
- Continued care of the 1867 Matheson House and its furnishings and artifacts
- Equipping the new Library & Archives Building
- Permanent and temporary exhibits
- Collections care
- Expanded programs
All members enjoy:
- Free tours of the 1867 Matheson House
- 20% discount in the museum gift shop
- Advance notice of exhibits and programs
- 20% discount on History Tours
- Free quarterly newsletter
The museum offers student, individual, family and senior membership rates. The museum also welcomes sponsorships from for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Student – $15
Individual – $30
Senior Individual – $25
Family – $40
Contributor – $100
Benefactor – $250
Sponsor – $500
Patron – $1000
Investor – $2500
Circle of Friends – $500 annual pledge
Lifetime – $10,000
Pay online: Click here to pay via PayPal.
Pay by check: Please mail your check to 513 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601. Be sure to write “membership” on the subject line.
The Matheson History Museum is a 501(C)(3) private, non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR MATHESON HISTORY MUSEUM, A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NO. CH33152), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE WWW.FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM/DIVISIONS-OFFICES/CONSUMER-SERVICES. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
Featured Image: Members of the Chestnut family at the 2017 SesquiSENSATIONAL: 150 Years of Matheson History gala