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Cherokee Heritage Center

21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451
+1 918-456-6007
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A must-see attraction for anyone visiting the area!

The Cherokee Heritage Center is a must-visit attraction for anyone visiting the Tahlequah area. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrei S
Clemmons, North Carolina
Cherokee National Holiday

This should be a must see for anyone visiting for the Cherokee National Holiday. With the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wes W
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An independent nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve, promote, and teach Cherokee history, heritage, and culture. The center sits on 44 beautiful acres in historic Park Hill, Oklahoma and is home to the Diligwa Cherokee Village, an outdoor living history attraction, a genealogy library, and the Cherokee National Museum and Archives plus a permanent exhibit on the Trail of Tears and 1500 square feet of exhibit space with changing exhibits.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451
+1 918-456-6007

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cherokee Heritage Center is a must-visit attraction for anyone visiting the Tahlequah area. It includes the Cherokee National Museum, displays of Cherokee art, a recreation of a pre-contact Cherokee village that you can tour, and special events every so often. If you want to...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This should be a must see for anyone visiting for the Cherokee National Holiday. With the museum being free and vendors presenting their native american wares, this makes it one of the best attractions during the labor day festivities. Sunday is less crowded if you...More

Thank Wes W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you visit the Cherokee heritage center, you can't help but fall in love with our heritage. There's no guessing if the history here is correct. It's FACT. EVERY family should visit this place.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made it to the Cherokee Heritage Center and Museum during its anniversary. The museum is a definite must see. It does a great job of depicting the Trail of Tears by using several visual methods through art, writing, maps, textual and sculptures. My children...More

Thank Oraynab J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trail of Tears exhibit is a must see. Nice presentation on treaties, life before treaties breaking, land/property theft, and the relocation of several native american tribes. The losses; beginning new settlements. There's also an art gallery, gift shop, picnic grounds. Only way to see the...More

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must see ! My husbands family is Cherokee and we enjoyed everything this place has to offer. The history is well represented and there is so much to learn. The Trail of Tears exhibit is very informative. We have small children and...More

Thank Texteacher02
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Fun place to visit and learn about the history of the Cherokee Native Americans. If you go, you MUST do the Cherokee village tour. Very interesting

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went to the Cherokee Heritage Center and it was very interesting. We bought a passport that includes admission to 5 places of interest. The walking tour was very fascinating. They tell you about how life was for the Cherokees. You got to see a...More

Thank MojoBeau12
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The history of the US government and the American Indians is a sad one and very well presented here. We stared with a walk through the exhibit Trail of Tears, offering a good education and basic understanding of Cherokee history. Then for some history from...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This place was incredible. The museum was good as was the living village. The kids enjoyed it, too, particularly the demonstration of stone chipping for making arrowheads and other tools. The gentleman demonstrating was very knowledgeable and so kind to our girls!

Thank Deb M
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Linda Z
22 May 2017|
Response from missjo1964 . |
Hi, Linda. I believe there is no charge if you have your roll #. I am certain there is a discount for it. The cost was very reasonable even without a discount. We went on a Saturday around 10 a.m. The Heritage Center... More