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Very nice small town museam

Not very big, but interesting- the people are friendly- interesting artifacts donated by locals... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Apex, NC
Very interesting!

Entry fee of only $3.00 per person. There are two floors to explore, with numerous artifacts from... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Jean S
Murphy, North Carolina
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87 Peachtree St, Murphy, NC 28906-2940
+1 828-837-6792
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All reviews trail of tears local history on display great place to visit nice small town indian artifacts small fee downtown murphy entry fee great history wanda dolls curator donated exhibits cherokee heritage
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Not very big, but interesting- the people are friendly- interesting artifacts donated by locals. Laid out well for a smaller museum. Entry fee is inexpensive. Make sure you go to the basement.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oldag84
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Entry fee of only $3.00 per person. There are two floors to explore, with numerous artifacts from the local areas. The staff is very helpful and informative. Items are in various styles of display cases, and kept clean and presentable .It is very accessible for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We spent our time reading and learning about the history of the Trail of Tears. We learned a lot about the Cherokee culture and history.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank billcondit
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Great spot for local history. Very well displayed, tons of great and helpful information, tons to learn about this area!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank basicbusyb
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We really enjoyed learning about the history of Murphy for a small fee ($3). There were many displays that made the past come alive. The staff was just so friendly and a pleasure to talk with.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dauphars
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

A must see when you visit Murphy. Take a look in the past of all the heritage in the county. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff.Age doesn't matter there is something for all.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed July 6, 2018

This is a gem of a museum!! When we arrived, Billy Ray, a local historian, was there and before we knew it, we were being given a private, fact-filled tour of the many Cherokee artifacts that are on display. We learned more about the Cherokee...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank judithann2018
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Went to the Cherokee County Museum in Murphy with my hubby. The staff were very pleasant and informed; they gave us just enough history but weren't intrusive on our browsing. There are lots of interesting things there, though the place is a bit small, it's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mytripz_10
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent displays. All kinds of local items on display. Very informative lady that works there. Wanda Stalcup has lots of local knowledge and is very interesting to talk with. She makes the trip really worthwhile. This is a must see place. You will not be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

This museum has alot of different displays such as gems and minerals, military memorabilia, rifles, coins and Native American artifacts. There is a display of dolls but we don't have an interest in dolls so we didn't spend time looking at them. The display downstairs...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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July 9, 2018|
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Response from mytripz_10 | Reviewed this property |
It was $3.00 for me. My husband, as a veteran, was not charged. Well worth it!
Cathy T
February 18, 2018|
Response from DonnaAJ | Reviewed this property |
According the their website, they are open Monday-Friday, 9-5. Phone: 828-837-6792