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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  • This museum is a wonderful experience. there are many exhibits here that bring the struggles of the Cherokee people to light. I highly recommend this as a "must" stop while in town.  more »
  • It was so interesting that we didn't even get to finish our tour before they closed. We had stopped to get a smashed penny buy stayed for the museum. It was one of the best museums I've ever been to.  more »
  • We were offered a discount for our traveling group when we arrived, by a very friendly young lady. She offered us a discount and membership to the Museum which also includes a 20% discount in the gift shop. We enjoyed our self guided tour. I really loved the gift shop. I have been in most gift shops in the area, but the Museums’ gift shop has some unique items I’ve not seen anywhere else. Every staff member we encountered was so helpful. This visit was a real treat and I would definitely recommend.
  • I liked this museum, it's larger than that i expected and the exhibition is nicely displayed. You get a complete story on how history treated the Cherokee, with beautiful stories how the land was formed. This is a great place to take the children. At the end there is a souvenir with reasonable prices. Overall Ill would recommend this museum

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