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Cherokee Heritage Center

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This Was Something for the whole Family To Visit, You just would not believe how educational it is... read more

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We are traveling each of the 50 states and finding an activity to do in each state. This was one... read more

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An independent nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve, promote, and teach Cherokee history, heritage, and culture. The center sits on 44 beautiful acres in historic Park Hill, Oklahoma and is home to the Diligwa Cherokee Village, an...more
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21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451
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Reviewed yesterday

This Was Something for the whole Family To Visit, You just would not believe how educational it is . It Shows children what people did in the passed. How they made and retrieved their supplies. I Encourage everyone to go.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shelahannn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are traveling each of the 50 states and finding an activity to do in each state. This was one we chose for Oklahoma. It is near Tahlequah but the address is Park Hill. The grounds at the Cherokee Heritage Center are lovely. I read...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2doglady
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The heritage center will help you trace your family roots which is what brought me here. They were able to find my great grandmother who was on the Dawes Rolls and we find her listed in an asylum where they placed TB patients. She died...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joni P
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Although we were unable to see everything at the Heritage Center, we were able to take the tour through the village. Our guide had a great personality and was very informative. Learned a lot about the Cherokee way of life. Really liked the way they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Angie H
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Cherokee Heritage Center was host for our museum conference, and was WONDERFUL! We heard all about the history of the Cherokee, the Trail of Tears, the Eastern Band, the Cherokee Nation, and much more. Our guides were engaging and fun. Part of the museum...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank actressteacher
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I cannot say enough about this experience! We had a private tour conducted by a delighted young lady--a college student--who answered all of our multitude of questions! The 18th century village recreation is superb and we had demonstrations of flintknapping, a stick ball game, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bkwrm
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Driving up from Sallisaw, OK we saw some beautiful countryside. When we reached Park Hill, OK we noticed a sign for the Cherokee Heritage Center. All I can say is 'go', take the 45 minute tour of a 1710 village with a guide dressed in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank billandgeorgeannal
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I came here a couple of years ago leading a group of bikers on a road trip. I wanted to bring my wife and she enjoyed herself as much as I thought she would! Great place to spend an afternoon!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarvaandLewis
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Outstanding! An outdoor village to explore at your own pace. Our tour guide for Diligwa, the outdoor Cherokee village, was wonderful. She was friendly and very knowledgeable about Cherokee history and culture. There were demonstrations of crafts. The Trail of Tears Exhibit is extremely well-done....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ChristyL559
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

drove down from KC for few days of sightseeing. Cherokee heritage museum was awesome, museum was small but gave you a lot of details. trail of tears exhibit was sad part of our history. staff was friendly. the outdoor exhibit was a reconstructed village from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Linda Z
May 22, 2017|
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Hi, Linda. I believe there is no charge if you have your roll #. I am certain there is a discount for it. The cost was very reasonable even without a discount. We went on a Saturday around 10 a.m. The Heritage Center... More