Went there primarily for the Annie Oakley exhibit. We are both amateur trap shooters and so had always admired Annie Oakley. We were amazed at the detail and memorabilia about Annie. The rest of the museum did not disappoint. So much local history from the natives to the settlers. Fascinating! The Lowell Thomas exhibit was a plus. This would be... 更多
The Garst Museum is Darke County Ohio's local history museum. It well deserves its several "Best of Ohio" awards. Outstanding exhibits address locals-made-good Annie Oakley and Lowell Thomas as well as the historic Treaty of Greene Ville (1795) through which General "Mad" Anthony Wayne ended wars with numerous regional Indian tribes. Some lesser but interesting exhibits, often addressing everyday life... 更多
The Garst Museum is a nice place to visit to learn about Darke County History. Plan to spend half a day or longer walking thru and looking at all the displays.
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 of each American War. Plan to come for hours!!
I originally went to the museum to see the Annie Oakley exhibit. I had no idea this museum was so large and would take about 2 hrs to see everything. The main entrance is where you pay and sign in. She told us our way around (I didn't remember) and gave us a map. There were rooms and rooms of... 更多
My wife and I like museums, and we've been to several of these smaller regional history museums over the years. This, I think, is the best so far. The museum itself is sited in the mansion once owned by the Garst family, donated by their last surviving daughter around 40 years ago to the Greenville history association, and since expanded... 更多