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Matheson History Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

513 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA

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About Matheson History Museum

Matheson History Museum building, formerly an American Legion hall, opened in 1994 as a museum

Attractions Near Matheson History Museum

Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention
Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention0.98km from Matheson History Museum

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is named after Dr. Robert Cade, the lead inventor of Gatorade, and reflects his philosophy of combining science and art in a way that is "purposeful creativity".

Boulware Springs Park
Boulware Springs Park3.62km from Matheson History Museum

As well as picnic facilities, there is an area to park and unload horses to ride along the state trail at Bolware Springs Park.

Lake Alice
Lake Alice4.08km from Matheson History Museum

On the University of Florida campus, there is a small lake called Lake Alice. Gainesville's lake is a wildlife area and one of the few places in the city where one can see live alligators.

Morningside Nature Center
Morningside Nature Center4.17km from Matheson History Museum

Morningside Nature Center occupies a 416-acre park. Along with the farm and nature centre, Morningside Nature Center's hiking trails explore sandhill ecosystems, pine Flatwoods, bayhead swamps, and cypress domes.

Harn Museum of Art
Harn Museum of Art5.08km from Matheson History Museum

The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art occupies 112,800 square feet of space, making it one of the largest university art museums in the South.

Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits5.09km from Matheson History Museum

As the official natural history museum of Florida, the Florida Museum of Natural History was chartered in 1917 by the Florida Legislature.

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Gainesville is the chief metropolitan area for Alachua County. It is known for its diverse culture, local music, and artisans.