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Cherokee Heritage Museum and Gallery

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Modern museum that blends dinoramas, artifacts, and audio/visuals to teach history and help bring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An Excellent Museum

We arrived an hour before closing time so we only had an hour when we could easily have spent 3 - 4... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra S
Naples, Florida
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Saunooke Village, Cherokee, NC 28789-0607
+1 828-497-3211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern museum that blends dinoramas, artifacts, and audio/visuals to teach history and help bring it alive to visitors. One lesson learned: once upon a time, civilized man could walk west from one full moon to the next and still be in Cherokee territory.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived an hour before closing time so we only had an hour when we could easily have spent 3 - 4 hours in this museum. The collection of artifacts is amazing and the video histories were fascinating. The museum is a historical timeline from...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

If you have teen kids they will love this place. It takes an hour to go through and see everything. Real cool facts about the Cherokee. I love it and so did my teen daughter and her friend. They will ask questions about what they...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I love this museum there's so much to see and learn about the Cherokee Indians. I learned so many things I never new. I recommend going here if your in the area. it's a great place for the whole family. The gift shop is great...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Do not miss this while in Cherokee! Extremely interesting, friendly staff. Gift shop is well stocked and has lovely items.

Thank Phyllis L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Loved! Great to visit with our family with 4 young kids. Learned a lot of the history of the Cherokee, some audio was hard to hear.... a much see!

Thank Niki K
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to learn about the history of the Cherokee and our country. Fabulous gift shop with items handmade by local craftsman and Cherokees. My young kids enjoyed it as well!

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The museum is very thoughtfully arranged. From the beginning of time for the Cherokee to later times. Loved the presitation of the Cherokee clans. It was very informative. The walking tour was comfortable outside as it was very hot and humid. The village was situated...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This museum is very informing on Cherokee traditions, Cherokee language, Trail of tears, dances, etc. It has a gift shop.

Thank tikidd46
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I recommend getting the headphone tour for the 2 dollars. But you can do without if you read fast. But if you have the time and want to really know about the Cherokee then take time and listen.

Thank Vtanner
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Michael D
15 July 2017|
Response from Nola K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about senior but adults are only $11 pp.
Ruth P
28 October 2015|
Response from OWL78654 | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum in Oklahoma, and the one in Cherokee NC. Both are good. The one in North Carolina is better. So if you only go to one, pick North Carolina. If you do go, don't miss on the outside tour. They have a... More