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Cherokee Heritage Center

21672 S Keeler, Park Hill, OK 74465
918-456-6007
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Park Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This historic center dedicated to the history of the Cherokee people includes an outdoor...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This historic center dedicated to the history of the Cherokee people includes an outdoor amphitheater, genealogical library and the National Cherokee Museum.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit to learn about how Cherokee life evolved. The tour was well done and was very interesting. They are making a new section that will be a great addition. Great for all ages.

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I love the history available in a fun and interactive setting. Always a sure winner with kids and adults alike when we have visitors. Because the exhibits change it is always new and interesting.

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Bellemont, Arizona
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I learned a lot about the Cherokee nation. Their store is heart breaking with all the injustices they endured in their history. A proud and noble people.

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Marion, Massachusetts
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25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Ever since I first learned, 45 years ago from a North Carolina Cherokee, about the forced relocation of his tribe in the mid 1830's, I have wanted to see what happened at the end of that tragic Trail, in Oklahoma. Today we visited the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, and got much more of an idea of what the outcome... More 

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stigler
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12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

if you like Chreokee Heritage its a neat place to go. tells all about the tribe and its people and how they lived and how the tribe is today

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Guess we were expecting more. A small village is set up but I thought it would be more 'realistic'. The day we went, there were also many school buses in the pkg lot - we knew what we were in for. I'm all for field trips but those are not the days to visit. It was very difficult to see... More 

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

A brand new village is in the making. The old one was great, but the new one will be better. I think it will open next Spring. The old village is still open.

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The Cherokee Heritage Center has three areas. One is the museum building itself that houses the Trail of Tears/History Exhibit and space for art shows. The next is the early native american village that is a depiction of Cherokee life before European influence. This part is being totally redone and enlarged; I can't wait until next Spring when it should... More 

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EDMOND
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Amazing piece of history I feel I missed out on in history class. Truly inspiring and eyeopening to the cherokee traditions.

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Center was informative. Attended during Pow Wow...Expected a little more than what we seen, but was ok.

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