Matthews Heritage Museum

Matthews, North Carolina

Matthews Heritage Museum

"Where Children Experience…and Adults Remember"


Welcome to the online gallery of the Matthews Heritage Museum. Here we have a little bit of everything - photos, archived news articles, and stories pertaining to Matthews history. Enjoy a look back through history and the making of the Matthews Heritage Museum.


Stop by the Matthews Heritage Museum to shop our array of gift items. We offer old fashioned wooden tops handmade in North Carolina, assorted soaps and candles as well as the items featured below. If you would like to order by mail, please send an email to the museum at

Matthews Remembered DVD

Matthews Remembered DVD Narrated by long time Matthews residents, the new Matthews Remembered DVD, ©2013, features wonderful stories and fond memories of Matthews in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Included on this DVD is a 10 minute Outen Pottery narrative. $15

Matthews Memories Cookbook

Matthews Memories Cookbook Matthews Memories, A Collection of Remembrances and Recipes from a Small Southern Townfeatures 133 pages of stories and recipes with over 40 photos from early and contemporary Matthews cooks and kitchens. The stories reminisce about the cooks and their recipes from early and contemporary Matthews kitchens. Included are references to early Matthews and local southern dishes, such as Creecy Greens. All proceeds from the sale of this book directly benefit Matthews restoration projects. $21.95

Matthews Memories Cookbook

Commemorative Bricks

Commemorative BricksPurchasing an inscribed brick is a permanent way to honor or remember a loved one, celebrate an important date, recognize an organization or contribute to the Massey-Clark House Restoration Project. All donations are tax deductible. Personalized bricks are displayed in a walkway at the Matthews Heritage Museum entrance. Print brick order form.