Greenville History Museum
The Greenville History Museum provides a unique glimpse into life in Greenville from the late 1800’s through the 1970’s. A fascinating collection of memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, and news clippings take visitors through each day of the historic 1927 flood as well as other important events and cultural collections indicative of the area.
Backstory and Context
After years of collecting souvenirs, artifacts, photos and memorabilia, owner/currator Benjy Nelken created the Greenville History Museum. Here, you will step back in time to the early pioneer days of Greenville, MS.
Upon your entrance you will see a variety of memorabilia to see and touch. Faces of the past eras, 1800 and 1900s, to current day Greenvillians, will greet you as you wander the museum.
See personal objects of local past citizens, businesses or well known historical and present day celebrities. Learn all about the Greenville Flood of 1927 and all the trials, tribulations and victories of Greenville and her citizens.