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Cherokee Heritage Center

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Cherokee National Holiday

This should be a must see for anyone visiting for the Cherokee National Holiday. With the museum... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Wes W
The Best Place Ever

When you visit the Cherokee heritage center, you can't help but fall in love with our heritage... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Jon G
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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
+1 918-456-6007
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This should be a must see for anyone visiting for the Cherokee National Holiday. With the museum being free and vendors presenting their native american wares, this makes it one of the best attractions during the labor day festivities. Sunday is less crowded if you...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

When you visit the Cherokee heritage center, you can't help but fall in love with our heritage. There's no guessing if the history here is correct. It's FACT. EVERY family should visit this place.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed September 4, 2017

I made it to the Cherokee Heritage Center and Museum during its anniversary. The museum is a definite must see. It does a great job of depicting the Trail of Tears by using several visual methods through art, writing, maps, textual and sculptures. My children...More

Thank Oraynab J
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Trail of Tears exhibit is a must see. Nice presentation on treaties, life before treaties breaking, land/property theft, and the relocation of several native american tribes. The losses; beginning new settlements. There's also an art gallery, gift shop, picnic grounds. Only way to see the...More

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see ! My husbands family is Cherokee and we enjoyed everything this place has to offer. The history is well represented and there is so much to learn. The Trail of Tears exhibit is very informative. We have small children and...More

Thank Texteacher02
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Fun place to visit and learn about the history of the Cherokee Native Americans. If you go, you MUST do the Cherokee village tour. Very interesting

Thank Katie D
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We went to the Cherokee Heritage Center and it was very interesting. We bought a passport that includes admission to 5 places of interest. The walking tour was very fascinating. They tell you about how life was for the Cherokees. You got to see a...More

Thank MojoBeau12
Reviewed July 22, 2017

The history of the US government and the American Indians is a sad one and very well presented here. We stared with a walk through the exhibit Trail of Tears, offering a good education and basic understanding of Cherokee history. Then for some history from...More

1  Thank RecreationV
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This place was incredible. The museum was good as was the living village. The kids enjoyed it, too, particularly the demonstration of stone chipping for making arrowheads and other tools. The gentleman demonstrating was very knowledgeable and so kind to our girls!

Thank Deb M
Reviewed May 29, 2017

On my visit they were tearing down an exhibit in the museum so the ticket price was reduced a few dollars. If you know anything about the Cherokee or in general the American Indian story the museum just retells that. What I did find intriguing...More

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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