Jeff Matthews Memorial Museum
Indian artifacts and civil war history
A visit to the Jeff Matthews Memorial Museum is a rewarding experience for adults, families and children of all ages. Among the treasures are the historic cabins dating back to 1834, Victorian fashions, over 10,000 Native American artifacts, a fascinating collection of African items, one of the largest Kodiak bears on display anywhere in the world, an extensive collection of hunting trophies and guns, one of the first pianos to arrive in Galax, a real covered wagon and thousands of pictures and historic items from every aspect of Galax’s colorful and amazing history. We’re open Wednesday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or anytime by appointment.