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Museum of the Cherokee Indian Admission

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719

    Learn about the Cherokee people at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Your general admission ticket includes access to the museum and the following exhibits.

    Story of the Cherokees: 13,000 Years

    Voted Top Ten best Native American Experiences by USA TODAY, you'll experience 13,000 years of Cherokee history, from the time when mastodons roamed the southern Appalachians to present day. This story is told through computer generated animation and special effects, life-sized figures, artwork and priceless artifacts.

    Emissaries of Peace: 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations

    Travel with Henry Timberlake to the Cherokee world in 1762 and see London through the eyes of Cherokee leaders who met with King George III. Timberlake’s Memoirs come to life through artifacts, archaeological treasures, period artwork, music, video and life-sized figures. Two contrasting cultures emerge from war and make peace. Special pop-up books and graphic panels help tell the story for children.

    The museum also hosts many traveling exhibits such as

    We the People. This exhibit has been featured not only at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian but also the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee. It shows the perspectives of Cherokee culture and colonial British culture through the narrative of Henry Timberlake¹s Memoirs, illustrated with artifacts, artwork, reproductions, video, and life size figures.

    All exhibits, restrooms, Museum Store and Education Wing are ADA accessible.  Service animals are permitted.  Handicapped parking available in front of entrance.
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    Museum of the Cherokee Indian
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Awesome museum. Very informative and very clean. Admission price was reasonable. We would probably go back
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    Very good place to visit in Cherokee, a must see, so much information in this one building, we enjoyed the trip to this place very much
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    Response from Nomad813897, Director at Museum of the Cherokee Indian Admission
    Responded 5 days ago
    Thank you so much for coming to visit our Museum, we do hope that you get to make a return visit when we have more cultural activities going on for you to be involved with.
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    as we were driving through Cherokee NC my brother noticed the museum so my brother and myself went in i really enjoyed it my brother thought it should have had more authentic dress etc a lot of reading.
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    Response from Nomad813897, Director at Museum of the Cherokee Indian Admission
    Responded 5 days ago
    I am glad you two stopped in the Museum, we normally have our Cherokee Friends visiting with our visitors and they are in traditional clothing, it was our Fair week and they were over helping with kids day activities.
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    Wonderful trip! Very educational and fun. I wish it was a little more engaging, however we did not opt for the headset/audio that accompanied the tour. Overall, a wonderful experience. My older kids very much enjoyed it. The 3 year old liked the video at the beginning, but did
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    Response from Nomad813897, Director at Museum of the Cherokee Indian Admission
    Responded 5 days ago
    Thank you and your family for visiting our Museum. We are in the planning stages of a childrens hands on exhibit. We do hope you will be able to come back and let them enjoy the new interactive side of our Museum.
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    While on honeymoon we toured the museum and had a wonderful experience as the museum gives informative and educational purpose and the tour is very affordable. Anyone seeking to learn more of the Cherokee way of life must take the tour!
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