The Mathews County Historical Museum was officially established in 2014 by the Mathews County Historical Society.
The Mathews County Historical Museum, through its founding organization, recognizes its stewardship to explore and reveal the county's past, and to keep its history alive and vibrant for future generations.
The new Museum will:
Acquire by purchase or gift or otherwise, objects, documents and records related to the history of Mathews County and to preserve those materials pursuant to the Museum's acquisition policies;
promote the discussion, documentation, exhibition and publication of these materials;
educate and inform citizens regarding the importance of our county's history relative to the development of our own county, state and our nation.
The Mathews County Historical Museum is intended to inspire discovery and caring about Mathews County's cultural and natural resources and heritage, through its exhibits and public programs.