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Garst Museum, Greenville

(4.7/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
The Garst House, also known as the Garst Museum, is an historic building located at 205 North Broadway in Greenville, Ohio, United States. On November 16, 1977, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places Today it is a local history museum operated by the Darke County Historical Society.MuseumThe Garst Museum contains exhibits about Annie Oakley, Lowell Thomas, Native American culture, local military activities, pioneer life and prehistory. There is also a display of two streets of old village shops. America is presented through a wide range of artifacts. There is a Treaty room with over 1,000 artifacts, including the Treaty of Green Ville. The Lowell Thomas Birthplace was moved to the museum grounds and is open on weekends in the summer. The museum also features a genealogy library operated by the Darke County Genealogical Society and a gift shop.
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TripAdvisor
  • Local history is just a part of the important museum. A collection of Lawrence of Arabia memorabilia tells history involving WWI. 
  • Love the museum very interesting, we mostly went for the Annie Oakley info but it had so much other interesting things to see also for there area. 
  • Wonderful museum full of people like Lowell Thomas, Annie Oakley, local Indians and so much more. Depicting Greenville Ohio and Darke county in days gone by. How they lived in the 1700's, local hero's...  more »
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  • Loved seeing so much history in a small town. Though they should add a student discount (college age), I had to push my roommate not from town to check it out.