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Matthews Heritage Museum

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Address: 232 N Trade St, Matthews, NC 28105-1710
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Just visited this little gem, and found it to be so interesting. It covers the history of this small southern town detailing the businesses that grew as a result of the railroad... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just visited this little gem, and found it to be so interesting. It covers the history of this small southern town detailing the businesses that grew as a result of the railroad stopping there. Country doctors, the bank, the cotton gins, the switchboard ladies with the switchboard on their dining room table, the African American area called Tank Town, and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Small but informative museum. Went for the Girl Scout display, which was nice. There are rooms with displays. Docent was nice and told many things. Restroom also. Will go again. Open Th-Sat 10-4

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Quaint and welcoming town area with a really nice engine for photos, train enthusiasts and especially for kids. Good eating places nearby as well. Very welcome, town place.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

We visited the Matthews Heritage Museum today, and found it to be a lovely little museum! Although it is relatively small, it is a great way to spend an hour or two learning about the history of downtown Matthews. A few displays allowed for touching, and our kids enjoyed pretending to be telephone operators and playing with the basket of... More 

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Warner, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

Matthews has a history that has been tirelessly been dug up and now presented to the public through the efforts of Paula Lester and the Matthews Historical Foundation. The Matthews Heritage Museum is bound to become a destination for local school kids and for those interested in the histories of small towns in North Carolina. Open on Thursdays, Friday and... More 

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