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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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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 was very, very good! Well worth the $$.