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Mountain Farm Museum

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Address: U.S. 441 at Oconaluftee Visitors Center, Cherokee, NC
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Best mountain farm recreation in the NC mountains

The Mountain Farm Museum at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center is in my opinion the best creation of a 19th/early 20th century mountain homestead in the entire region. I say... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Mountain Farm Museum at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center is in my opinion the best creation of a 19th/early 20th century mountain homestead in the entire region. I say "recreation" because, although all the buildings are authentic and original, most were moved to this site from other parts of the Smokies. The cabins, the barns and other outbuildings, the gardens,... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have visited many times with our kids and then our grand kids . This farm provides a great lesson and sight into the past on how people farmed in the Smokey Mountains years ago . It was not a easy life .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here while out exploring. A really neat place and the kids enjoyed it. I love when our history is preserved and respected. A great place to teach children and all ages our past and our history. I would recommend the stop and check it out. It's free too!

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to just get back to nature love the opportunity to just walk around and relax great place to do this

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful tour of buildings of years gone by. Very interesting and the setting is just beautiful. Highly recommend.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and I go to Cherokee often and decided to stop by the Mountain Farm Museum. It was a step back in time. It was interesting to see how people lived in that area many years ago. It is a self guided tour so you can take as much time as you want or go as quickly as you... More 

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Franklin, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a special step back in time. Explore with the kids, "the way it was done way back when". This is a lovely place to take your time and relax with a pleasurable walk.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Mountain Farm Museum is directly behind the Oconaluftee Visitor's Center and you are a FOOL if you don't go visit there. First, it is cool and has many photo opportunities and is very informative about farm life, but you have a great chance of seeing elk up close and personal - but please do not get TOO close. It... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This was so beautiful with a lot of picture opportunities! The structures were absolutely breathtaking! While it was fun for our son to run around and burn off a little energy, I couldn't help but have an extreme sense of calm and grounding with the surroundings and atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We have visited the mountain farm setting too many times to count. We enjoy walking around, reading about the practices of yesteryear and just enjoying the setting. Many times there are elk grazing out in the meadow as well. It's convenient to the Oconoluftee Visitor Center and a very relaxing place to just stop and walk around and enjoy being... More 

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