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Cherokee Heritage Museum and Gallery

Saunooke Village, Cherokee, NC 28789-0607
+1 828-497-3211
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Educational and insightful are not even close to describing what you will experience once you enter... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
727hettiej
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Riceville
Don't miss this wonderful museum and gift shop!

They often have festivals and heritage demonstrations here throughout the year, so check with them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wunder3
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  • Average7%
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“gift shop” (12 reviews)
“trail of tears” (10 reviews)
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Saunooke Village, Cherokee, NC 28789-0607
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+1 828-497-3211
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Educational and insightful are not even close to describing what you will experience once you enter the doors. It is a must for anyone visiting the area.

Thank 727hettiej
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They often have festivals and heritage demonstrations here throughout the year, so check with them before your visit to see if there's something 'extra' going on. The prices in the gift shop are excellent and they have the finest quality of local crafts for sale,...More

Thank Wunder3
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Most informative museum in Cherokee...narrow hallways can be crowded when tour groups are visiting but the legends on the walls and the displays are incredible...dont forget your camera!!!

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The museum is very nice, modern with plenty to see and learn. Plan a few hours so you can see everything without rushing.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is beautifully setup and very informative.They share a lot of information and history. Small fee to pay but well worth it.

Thank janie c
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Were recommended to this location to get some traditional type Indian music from the excellent collection in the store. We spent around 2 hours here at the Museum and the displays were every good, interesting and were worthwhile visiting. The cost excluding any applicable AAA...More

Thank Clark K
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We go to Cherokee often, and because the building looks small on the outside, we visited the gift shop but never went through the museum; this trip we did. Wow, what we had missed. I'd say this, and the Indian Village, should be the FIRST...More

Thank PGinNC
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great history of the Cherokee Nation in this walk through museum. Many authentic artifacts with descriptive explanations. Clean and cool with a gift shop at the end.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a good museum. It helps explain the history and life of the Cherokee people through out history.

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

So glad we stopped here. So much history and learned so much. It was the highlight of my trip. Will recommend this to anyone.

Thank Nola K
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Michael D
15 July 2017|
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Response from Nola K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about senior but adults are only $11 pp.
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Ruth P
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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
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