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Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 828-497-3481
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Wow!!

Do not miss this gem of a museum. Although it is obviously more narrow in scope I truly can compare... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Crone64
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Inman, South Carolina
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Informative and Beautiful

The Cherokee Indian Museum in Cherokee, NC is an amazing place to visit. It takes about two hours... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
K0rr54
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Foley
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This site tells the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians through displays and modern computer images.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do not miss this gem of a museum. Although it is obviously more narrow in scope I truly can compare it favorably with the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.

Thank Crone64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Cherokee Indian Museum in Cherokee, NC is an amazing place to visit. It takes about two hours to go through the history of the Cherokee Nation from early beginnings to the Trail of Tears to the present. It's wonderful to see and a bit...More

Thank K0rr54
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum is very informative. It keeps your interest, providing a lot of education without being boring. Awesome displays and articles. This was our second visit to the museum and we would still go back again.

Thank sherri h
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is laid out nice and in a order that makes sense. Its self guided goes from the begin to the end. The end of the museum also had a section towards the end about Henry Timberlake coming in contact with the Cherokee Indians,...More

Thank tinkerbsb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great informative history o. Cherokee Indian and territory.... Very nice displays, artifacts and info 👍

Thank chad C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since I am part Cherokee Indian, I love visiting here when I can to learn all that I can on my history. I highly recommend this to everyone visiting the Cherokee Indian Reservation, but plan to say & enjoy as much as you can

Thank AdventuresByWayne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small museum gives the opportunity to learn about the Cherokee Indians and their history; I found it very interesting as a self guided tour, in the beginning you get a short movie which introduces you to them. By the end you get to know...More

Thank Adriana L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small museum is big on the history of the Cherokee people. A short film describes the Cherokee Creation Legend through computer graphic arts. A trail leads you on a historic and spiritual journey from the Paleolithic Period to today's modern era. Dioramas, interactive displays...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 1 week ago

do yourself a favor and get yourself educated as to the history of the Cherokee Indians and the Trail of Tears. And that includes the excellent outdoor theater production

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Cherokee many times because we have family near. However, this was the first time to explore this wonderful museum. This is a must if you visit Cherokee. Very well maintained, and informative. I might say that there is more narrative then...More

Thank Boyz4Us
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PeteandLynn13
1 August 2017|
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Response from eightbelles5308 | Reviewed this property |
No there aren't, but in the lobby there is a soda machine. There are places in the area to eat but I can't tell you exactly what as I didn't eat at any of them
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Betsy K
25 July 2017|
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Response from eightbelles5308 | Reviewed this property |
The Indian working village is 19.95 we went up to it saw the price and left it seemed a bit much for a family of 6. The museum if I remember was 15 or 16 per person but they did offer a package to both places though I do not... More
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tracy r
6 April 2016|
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Response from Larry L | Reviewed this property |
$10 adults, $9 for military and seniors. Great exhibits
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