Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee

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Immerse yourself in thousands of years of Cherokee history at Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Your self-guided tour begins in the Story Lodge, where computer animations retell ancient myths. The galleries that follow track the Cherokee from the Paleolithic period to modern day. You can explore digital exhibits and admire lifelike wax models. Artifacts, textiles, and art are displayed throughout the galleries. If you will be in the area for a few days, consider signing up for one of the many classes in Cherokee craftsmanship, language, or culture. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cherokee trip simple and quick.
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  • Hard to go through this place without feeling like you are being chastised for the sins of all non native ancestors. Still, probably more true than not!  more »
  • We LOVE to stop here every time we are in the area. There is So much information and the staff are Great!  more »
  • Wonderful staff amazing displays and very educational. Perfect day trip for everyone! Enjoyed learning things that arent taught elsewhere that are actually very important to our countries existence.  more »
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  • It's a very nice place to come visit. Friendly employees. I would recommend this place if you like history or just want to know more about the EBCI.
  • It was a good experience for me. The museum is beautiful and has many and varied ways of telling the story of the native presence, especially Cherokee, in the area of what is now called North Carolina. I learned so lot and I feel so much more respect for this people.
  • I love museums This is the best, most informative museum I have been to in a long time. They have artifacts, clothing, a great gift shop, and very friendly, knowledgeable staff. If you are in the area, go. If you are not, get to the area and go.
  • Staff went out of their way to be helpful and accommodating to our Cub Scout group! The boys learned a lot and a great time. I would recommend this a must destination when in Cherokee. Try to visit the second Saturday of the month for special attractions.
  • The entire Cherokee Territory is a wonderful place to find peace & quiet, experience some of the Cherokee "good old days" some of which the Cherokee incorporate into their culture today. The Museum illustrates the Cherokee history. The Cherokee have always been and still are known for their love & practice of peaceful existence within their nation and the world.
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