The Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Box Office Ext 1003 Museum Store Ext 1000

Thank you Cherokee Nation Youth Council for your visit to the Museum. We are always happy to welcome our Western Cheroke...
07/10/2019

Thank you Cherokee Nation Youth Council for your visit to the Museum. We are always happy to welcome our Western Cherokee family back to our homeland. #cherokeenation #ebci #home #wnc #gsm

The Museum Gift Shop is getting ready for Cherokee Heritage Day, Guyegwoni-Corn In Tassel Month. 🌽🌽🌽. The gift ...
07/08/2019

The Museum Gift Shop is getting ready for Cherokee Heritage Day, Guyegwoni-Corn In Tassel Month. 🌽🌽🌽. The gift shop will be open 9am-7pm. Come and visit us!

The Cherokee Friend’s are out front enjoying the beautiful weather today. Come see them! #cherokeemuseum #wnc #gsm #cu...
07/04/2019

The Cherokee Friend’s are out front enjoying the beautiful weather today. Come see them! #cherokeemuseum #wnc #gsm #culture #visitcherokeenc

The Museum is Open today, July 4th from 9am - 7pm, come visit with the Cherokee Friends and the Museum Staff, tour the M...
07/04/2019

The Museum is Open today, July 4th from 9am - 7pm, come visit with the Cherokee Friends and the Museum Staff, tour the Museum and learn about the Cherokee People and our History.

Gillie the Monkey boy visited the Museum and Cherokee Friends today.
07/03/2019

Gillie the Monkey boy visited the Museum and Cherokee Friends today.

The Museum had an unexpected guest. The Cherokee Friend’s were very excited to meet Gillie the squirrel monkey. Thanks...
07/03/2019

The Museum had an unexpected guest. The Cherokee Friend’s were very excited to meet Gillie the squirrel monkey. Thanks Gillie for your interest in cherokee history. If you’re interested in cherokee culture and history come check out the museum.

Display set up by Cherokee Friend Richard Saunooke  in our lobby
06/28/2019

Display set up by Cherokee Friend Richard Saunooke in our lobby

06/28/2019
If you don’t come get a cool pair of sunglasses from the Cherokee Friend’s, what are you really doing with your life...
06/28/2019

If you don’t come get a cool pair of sunglasses from the Cherokee Friend’s, what are you really doing with your life? The Cherokee Friend’s are at the island park today.

Thank you Erin and Red Clay State Historic Park for welcoming the Cherokee Friends Program. We appreciate all the knowle...
06/27/2019

Thank you Erin and Red Clay State Historic Park for welcoming the Cherokee Friends Program. We appreciate all the knowledge that was shared and we had a wonderful time.

We're in the mood to help you celebrate the Fourth of July! Come check us out for your needed red, white and blue appare...
06/26/2019

We're in the mood to help you celebrate the Fourth of July! Come check us out for your needed red, white and blue apparel and accessories.

Stop by and see the Cherokee Friend’s downtown by the fountains.
06/22/2019

Stop by and see the Cherokee Friend’s downtown by the fountains.

Thank you Charlie and the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum for welcoming the Cherokee Friends. It was a wonderful and informat...
06/20/2019

Thank you Charlie and the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum for welcoming the Cherokee Friends. It was a wonderful and informative trip.

#TBT photos from the Museum Archives - Lloyd Owl, Honor Farm - Johnson Owl, Katy Brady and Soloman Smith
06/20/2019

#TBT photos from the Museum Archives - Lloyd Owl, Honor Farm - Johnson Owl, Katy Brady and Soloman Smith

Come check out the museum for last minute Father's Day gift ideas!
06/16/2019

Come check out the museum for last minute Father's Day gift ideas!

Come see the Cherokee Friends at the Fountains in Downtown Cherokee. They have free stuff to give away!!! #cherokeemuseu...
06/11/2019

Come see the Cherokee Friends at the Fountains in Downtown Cherokee. They have free stuff to give away!!! #cherokeemuseum #visitcherokee #wnc #westernnc #gsm #freestuff

Come check out our selection of hats, jackets and Pendleton products that make great gifts, modeled by our very own Kayl...
06/11/2019

Come check out our selection of hats, jackets and Pendleton products that make great gifts, modeled by our very own Kayla and Lucy.

Check out the Museum Gift Shop for great Fathers Day gifts!
06/10/2019

Check out the Museum Gift Shop for great Fathers Day gifts!

22nd Annual Cherokee Voices Festival
06/08/2019

22nd Annual Cherokee Voices Festival

06/08/2019

Our Master of Ceremonies Matthew Tooni

Come see what it means to be Cherokee. This years Voices Festival is in full swing, even in the rain. Come join us!
06/08/2019

Come see what it means to be Cherokee. This years Voices Festival is in full swing, even in the rain. Come join us!

22nd Annual Voices Festival is underway
06/08/2019

22nd Annual Voices Festival is underway

Visiting us today, all the way from Minneapolis, we had the pleasure of meeting Jeemer, Gigi and Roy. Sgi! Come back and...
06/07/2019

Visiting us today, all the way from Minneapolis, we had the pleasure of meeting Jeemer, Gigi and Roy. Sgi! Come back and visit us again!

Our artist and demonstrators are busy setting up for our annual Voices Festival! Come by tomorrow, Saturday June 8th, to...
06/07/2019

Our artist and demonstrators are busy setting up for our annual Voices Festival! Come by tomorrow, Saturday June 8th, to experience true Cherokee culture. #cherokeevoices #cherokeenc #visitcherokee #cherokeemuseum #gsm #wnc #culture #heritage

#TBT photos from the Museum Archives, check it out online at www.cherokeemuseum.org - Photo from Big Y and Goliath Georg...
06/06/2019

#TBT photos from the Museum Archives, check it out online at www.cherokeemuseum.org - Photo from Big Y and Goliath George.

22nd Annual Cherokee Voices Festival, Saturday, June 8th 10am - 5pm at the Museum.Can find this years festival tshirts i...
06/04/2019

22nd Annual Cherokee Voices Festival, Saturday, June 8th 10am - 5pm at the Museum.
Can find this years festival tshirts in the store.

The Museum had some of the RTR 2019 riders stop by our gift shop today. Good luck to all the Remember the Removal Riders...
05/31/2019

The Museum had some of the RTR 2019 riders stop by our gift shop today. Good luck to all the Remember the Removal Riders that are about to set out on this honorable journey.

Thank you Hope Huskey from the Sequoyah Fund for taking time out of your day to do a fabric design class with the Cherok...
05/31/2019

Thank you Hope Huskey from the Sequoyah Fund for taking time out of your day to do a fabric design class with the Cherokee Friends! We are very excited to be participating in this year Kananesgi Fashion Show!

Our Māori brothers and sisters left yesterday. The Cherokee Friend’s were honored to be able to spend time sharing ou...
05/31/2019

Our Māori brothers and sisters left yesterday. The Cherokee Friend’s were honored to be able to spend time sharing our culture and learning about theirs. #indigenous #culture #culturalexchange

05/28/2019

On behalf of the Museum and the visiting Maori, working on a performance for 2020, we would like to invite any Cherokee who play a musical instrument and or sing to stop by about 10:30am Wednesday to visit and exchange ideas for them to incorporate into performance.

Today at the Museum of the Cherokee
05/28/2019

Today at the Museum of the Cherokee

Today Cherokee Friend Mike Crowe was honored to be invited by the Steve Youngdeer American Legion Post 143 to attend thi...
05/27/2019

Today Cherokee Friend Mike Crowe was honored to be invited by the Steve Youngdeer American Legion Post 143 to attend this years Memorial Day service. The Cherokee Friends Program would like to thank Mike and all others who have served.

05/27/2019

Raising of the flags

05/27/2019
Memorial Day, a time to Remember and Honor....
05/27/2019

Memorial Day, a time to Remember and Honor....

Come join us in welcoming our Maori friends.
05/23/2019

Come join us in welcoming our Maori friends.

#TBT from the Museum Archives, Yonnie HIll and Henry Bradley. To see more from our archives check it out online at www.c...
05/23/2019

#TBT from the Museum Archives, Yonnie HIll and Henry Bradley. To see more from our archives check it out online at www.cherokeemuseum.org

05/22/2019

The Cherokee Friend’s are at the island park this afternoon! Stop by and learn about all the things they are demonstrating today. Maybe even hear some music from Cherokee Friend Jarrett Wildcatt. #cherokeemuseum #cherokeefriends #wnc #visitcherokee #thegreatsmokeymountains #islandpark

Now Hiring in the Cherokee Friend's Program!!! Apply Today!
05/17/2019

Now Hiring in the Cherokee Friend's Program!!! Apply Today!

Thank you Carolina Day school for inviting Cherokee Friend Jarrett Wildcatt to share Cherokee stories with your class! P...
05/17/2019

Thank you Carolina Day school for inviting Cherokee Friend Jarrett Wildcatt to share Cherokee stories with your class! Photo credit: Josh Gibbs

Shout out to Cherokee Friend Mike Crowe for getting out in the community and volunteering at this years Cherokee Day of ...
05/16/2019

Shout out to Cherokee Friend Mike Crowe for getting out in the community and volunteering at this years Cherokee Day of Caring! #community #gadugi #cherokeefriendsvolunteering

Address

589 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC
28719

Cherokee Transit stops at the Museum every twenty minutes until 11 pm.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 19:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(828) 497-3481

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