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Oconaluftee Indian Village Admission Including Guided Tour
from US$20.00*
Oconaluftee Indian Village Admission Including Guided Tour
from US$20.00*
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A guided tour of the Oconaluftee Indian Village; a replica of a 1750s Cherokee Village. See Cherokees making traditional trades using centuries old techniques. The Village Square Grounds is a place of ceremony where you will learn about traditional...more
218 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 828-497-2111
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having been there several years prior Iwas impressed with all the information that was given and the authenticity of this visit. .

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this attraction in August 2018 and enjoyed a tour with a small group. We learned about their crafts, Cherokee schools, housing, tribal council (the women exert power and they had a Peace Chief and a War Chief). The Cherokee Indians...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip the junk stores and go to the village! This was so worth the $20 admission price. While it’s a reproduction of a Cherokee village, it wasn’t hokey at all. It was a fascinating tour with multiple “stations” providing history and visual display of crafts(that...More

Thank DebH625
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved going here and learning about how the Cherokees made many different things! SO fun and insightful. Walking the land seemed very special/spiritual to me and my hubby!

Thank deannamccormick5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had been wanting to visit here. We truly enjoyed it and will go back with our friends and children.

Thank Angel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see. The old buildings, the wood structures, the way it was years ago. Afterwards, walk along the river!!

Thank OpinionGuru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from Gatlinburg and Google maps sent us to a gas station. Luckily the very friendly gentleman gave us better directions. Great for all ages. Learned so much about early survival and their community. Friendly people, and a lit of fun. Really enjoyed the bear...More

Thank Foreveryoungtogether
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great trip there before. The folks were very very nice and it was so educational. They were more than happy to answer all questions.

Thank meesaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are anyway interested in Cherokee history and culture, you have to pay a visit to this fabulous living museum. Watch the cratsmen and women perform their craft and listen to the history and legends of the storytellers. I go there almost every time...More

Thank jan120253
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very sad after driving and hour and a half that it was already closed when we arrived at 4:08. Google maps had 5:30 closing so we drove all that way for nothing. I really had hoped to see it with our kids. It...More

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George C
15 September 2018|
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Response from Cheryl Q | Reviewed this property |
I didnt know there were set times for tours so Id say to go when you want. After you go in there are benches to wait on until there is a tour guide free. Tours leave every few minutes so the wait isnt long. Maybe 10... More
Janet C
20 June 2018|
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Response from tlburch51 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the dog. Stroller is fine. There were several people with baby strollers and also wheelchairs
11 June 2018|
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Response from ahaskell | Reviewed this property |
Not even a clue. The walking paths are all dirt and fallen leaves so it's perfect for disguising a dog's load for some unsuspecting traveler to step in. Be kind....leave the dog behind.