About this activity
What's included, what's not
Admission ticket to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Entry/Admission - Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Transport to/from attractions
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Service animals allowed
Near public transport
Transport is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Most travellers can participate
We ask all visitors, all ages to please wear a mask to enter the Building.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Departure time: 9:00 AM
What you can expect
Visit: Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Learn about the Cherokee people at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Your general admission ticket includes access to the museum and the following exhibits.
Story of the Cherokees: 13,000 Years
Voted Top Ten best Native American Experiences by USA TODAY, you'll experience 13,000 years of Cherokee history, from the time when mastodons roamed the southern Appalachians to present day. This storey is told through computer generated animation and special effects, life-sized figures, artwork and priceless artefacts.
Emissaries of Peace: 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations
Travel with Henry Timberlake to the Cherokee world in 1762 and see London through the eyes of Cherokee leaders who met with King George III. Timberlake’s Memoirs come to life through artefacts, archaeological treasures, period artwork, music, video and life-sized figures. Two contrasting cultures emerge from war and make peace. Special pop-up books and graphic panels help tell the storey for children.
The museum also hosts many travelling exhibits such as
We the People. This exhibit has been featured not only at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian but also the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee. It shows the perspectives of Cherokee culture and colonial British culture through the narrative of Henry Timberlake¹s Memoirs, illustrated with artefacts, artwork, reproductions, video, and life size figures.
All exhibits, bathrooms, Museum Store and Education Wing are ADA accessible. Service animals are permitted. Handicapped parking available in front of entrance.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Gear and equipment sanitized between use
- Social distancing measures in place
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided
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