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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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Amazing place

Highly recommend everyone learn about our Cherokee Native Americans! It is so interesting to read... read more

Reviewed yesterday
deebrown518
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Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Interesting

We got there almost closing time and made a quick run through but what we saw was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bettyjventresca
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Massillon, Ohio
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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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“trail of tears” (96 reviews)
“cherokee indian” (84 reviews)
“gift shop” (94 reviews)
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Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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+1 828-497-3481
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommend everyone learn about our Cherokee Native Americans! It is so interesting to read about, see the art, life and history.

Thank deebrown518
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got there almost closing time and made a quick run through but what we saw was very interesting so we are going back this year so we can take our time.

Thank bettyjventresca
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cherokee is a cute tourist town filled with shops, restaurants, and fun things to do for a day or two. When you get tired of all the "kitsch" in town head over to this museum for a good, serious history lesson. The museum is well-maintained...More

Thank delily
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Parts of the history are very simplified, but the presentation is excellent. Gambling money well spent.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting historical account. Well done. There is a fee. Gift shop. Across the road from a very nice Native American artisan shop .

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a much better understanding of Cherokee history and culture. We tagged along with a docent giving a tour and this added a lot to our experience

Thank Deborah B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A self guided tour shows a visitor the history of the Cherokee. A mixture of artifacts, dioramas, and other displays will give the visitor how they lived over many years. Allow about an hour or a bit more to see all of it. A good...More

Thank carolbQ2838XL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place was really a great place to learn about the history and struggles of the indians and how they were force to travel the trail of tears

Thank rodgerk943
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never went through the museum exhibit but did enjoy the gift shop. Many wonderful authentic items. We are not shoppers so were surprised to find a few things we really wanted. A wonderful collection of art, clothing, jewelry, traditional items, and Native american humor....More

Thank GMKhalsa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on pre-travel reading and comments from friends. we actually worked our trip agenda to include a night in Cherokee just to visit this museum. We were disappointed--maybe in part because we really like museums and have been to many across the country (and world),...More

Thank NewStart78
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21 October 2017|
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Response from Boyz4Us | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. However, suggest double checking on website or calling in the event something changes.
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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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