Jeff Matthews Memorial Museum

606 W. Stuart Dr.
Galax, VA 24333- Map It
Phone: (276) 236-7874

AAA Editor Notes

Jeff Matthews Memorial Museum is at 606 W. Stuart Dr. An eclectic collection includes photographs of Civil War veterans, a covered wagon, a coin collection, medical and dental equipment, farm implements, musical instruments and more than 50 big-game mounted heads and animal-skin rugs. Also on display are Native American artifacts, including 10,000 arrowheads, some of which were used to create drawings of owls, eagles and people's faces.</br>Two restored log cabins and a blacksmith shop also are on the grounds. Jeff Matthews, one of Galax&#8217;s first settlers, established the museum with a friend, combining their collections of Native American artifacts and other memorabilia.</br>
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 11-4. Closed major holidays.