Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee

(4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Great learning experience for the family. Give yourself a few hours to go through it. There were a lot of really cool exhibits and realistic wax figures 
  • This is well worth a visit when in the Cherokee area. Interesting and informative, we learned so much about the culture and history of the Cherokee people. A Must See. 
  • We, a group of 8, were hiking Appalachian Trail for several days and during the hiking felt the closeness to the nature and got more connected to mother earth. This vist to museum and later on to the ...  more »
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  • This museum is loaded with information in the history of the Cherokee. Only set back is that you have to do a ton if reading. They have a ton of displays as well. There is a nice gift shop. The employees are very friendly.
  • 8/7/16. I really enjoyed this museum. So much to read and look at. It's very well laid out. If you love history you should come to here. Prices aren't bad at all Adults $11 kids 6-12 $7 and children 5 and under is Free. My 9 yr son really enjoyed the museum which i was shocked. It is kid friendly. They do keep the AC so if you tend to get chilly easily bring a light sweater. It felt so nice to me. Lol. If you are disabled and use a Mobility Scooter you would be able to ride through the museum pretty easy i would say until the end where it does get alittle narrow but still can be done. You can easily get through the museum with a walker also. Only says this because I have family memebers that are disabled.
  • A very informative museum about the history of the Cherokee people. The exhibits were fascinating and beautifully put together.
  • North Carolina's history is rich with Native American culture, especially with that of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Tribe. The Great Smoky Mountains were home to the Cherokee for millennia. Thankfully, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian does a top-notch job of preserving their cultural and environmental influences. The museum includes exhibits of the clothes, tools and structures used by the tribe. Walking into the museum fills like you are stepping into the old world. This is definitely a place you should visit when you get the opportunity.
  • The museum is relatively comprehensive; it's good for adults, but you may need to rush through with small children. The exhibits are professionally done but there are a few minor clarity issues and some redundancy. I do however recommend visiting.