Museum of the Cherokee
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian Located in the Heart of Cherokee NC
Experience the 11,000 year old Cherokee story through priceless ancient artifacts, computer generated imagery, artwork, life-sized figures, dioramas, and more. Bringing a group to the area? Ask about packages and “Cherokee Experiences” for groups including Cherokee language courses, teacher workshops and performances by the Warriors of AniKituhwa. The Museum of the Cherokee Indian is fully handicapped-accessible throughout its exhibits, new education and research wing, and restrooms.
What people Are Saying about The Museum of the Cherokee Indian
“One of the top ten native sites east of the Mississippi.”
-Kevin Gover, Director, National Museum of the American Indian.
“The Museum of the Cherokee Indian is revolutionary in its ability to tell stories, and should be a model to other museums that are struggling to engage their audience with their message.”
– Van Romans, Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, California
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian Hours
OPEN: 7 days/week year round. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
SUMMER HOURS: (Jun-Aug): 9am-7pm Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm Sundays
WINTER HOURS: (Sep-May): 9am-5pm Monday-Sunday
Admission, Discounts, and Group Rates for The Museum of the Cherokee Indian
ADMISSION: Adults $10; Children (ages 6-13) $6; Children 5 and under admitted free.
GROUPS: Group Rates and Custom Itineraries available. The “Cherokee Group Experience” is available for groups of 20 or more.
DISCOUNTS: Enjoy our AAA “Show Your Card & Save” discount. Show your AAA card and receive 10% off admission at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. AARP discounts also available.
How to Find the Museum in Cherokee NC
LOCATION: 589 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, NC. At the Intersection of Tsali Blvd. and Drama Road. Call for more info: 828.497.3481