Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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This state-of-the-art museum traces the history of the Cherokee Indian from the earliest inhabitants of the area, about 11,000 years ago, to present day. An extensive exhibit of artifacts and photos is enhanced with computer-generated holograms and other imagery sound and special effects that leave a lasting impression on the visitor.

  • Named one of the top ten native sites east of theMississippi by Kevin Gower, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian.
  • Inquire about special "Cherokee Experiences" for groups withadvance reservations.
  • Cherokee Voices Festival second Saturday in June, SoutheastTribes Festival third Friday and Saturday in September.
  • Fees: $10 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12. Discounts for military, AAA, AARP and groups.

589 Tsali Blvd.
Cherokee, NC 28719

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Hours of Operation: Open Daily, 9:00am – 5:00pm, except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.


Friends of Mountain History  |  2140 Emmas Grove Road, Fairview, NC 28730  |  828.712.8687