Welcome to the Flat River Historical Society and Museum


The museum will be open SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM 2:00 TO 4:30 PM through OCTOBER. 

Private tours will be available upon request. 





and will be open Saturdays and Sundays

from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.


You will always discover something new at the museum, no matter how often you visit!

COMING SOON: A new agricultural exhibit featuring the Moore Plow and Implement Company. This exhibit is partially sponsored by the GHS Class of 1973 which held their 50-year class reunion this year and visited the museum as part of the event!  (You can read about the Moore Plow Co. on the historical placard by the plow in our Victorian Garden!)

Check our EVENTS page

to see a review of our activities during 2023!


Private tours can also be arranged.

Visit the museum even when it's closed!

Take a Virtual Tour:

(Pick a floor and click on blue circles in tour

to move to different areas)

Main Floor Timeline of Greenville History

Meander "Main Street Greenville" Upstairs

Home and Work Life in the Lower Level

(Thanks to Mike Pfaff for creating the videos)  





If your ancestor paved the way in this county when pine was king, we encourage you to apply for your Montcalm County Pioneer Family Certificate. Applicant must be a direct descendant of an individual who can be documented as living in Montcalm County prior to December 31, 1899.

(Visit "Helpful Links" below to see how YOU can get a Pioneer Certficate!

Plan a Visit

OPEN Saturdays and Sundays 2:OO-4:30 pm mid-April through November or by appointment.




INSIDE- Three floors of exciting displays
OUTSIDE- A Victorian garden with waterfall

THEME IN 2024-"Notable Names" of Prominent People and Public Places


Find Us

213 N. Franklin Street
Greenville, Michigan

Next to river and trail, Across from Tower Riverside Park and Splash Pad

John Green - Founder of Greenville
Central School

Looking for information?

Flat River Museum archives are available for historical or genealogical research.
Stop in when we're open - or call for an appointment when we can assist you in your search. Check out some of these other helpful links to help your search.