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The North Carolina Mountains Sights

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

  • U.S. Hwy. 441 (Tsali Blvd.) at Drama Rd. Map It

Updated 11/08/2012

Fodor's Review

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian, with displays and artifacts that cover 12,000 years, is one of the best Native American museums in the United States. Computer-generated images, lasers, specialty lighting, and sound effects help re-create events in the history of the Cherokee: for example, you'll see children stop to play a butter-bean game while adults shiver along the snowy Trail of Tears. The museum has an art gallery, a gift shop, and an outdoor living exhibit of

Cherokee life in the 15th century.

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Sight Information

Address:

U.S. Hwy. 441 (Tsali Blvd.) at Drama Rd., Cherokee, North Carolina, 28719, United States

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Phone:

828-497–3481

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Daily 9–5; extended hours late May–early Sept., Mon.–Sat. 9–7

Updated 11/08/2012

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