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Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

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Address: 576 Highway 360, Vonore, TN 37885
Phone Number: (423)884-6246
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While in the area over the weekend, I planned a stop here with a group that was traveling on our motorcycles. Who knew? I had ridden by here several times, but had no idea what... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Dacula, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We loved going to the museum although it could have had more of the Native items that we have seen on display or for sale like at Pow Wows. Considering all that the tribes of this area had gone through it was a bit disappointing

Thank pooh327630
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Nice museum, but a bit confusing to get an overview of what it is all about. Some of it is outdoors, but most things of interest are inside.

Thank Beto71
Dacula, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

While in the area over the weekend, I planned a stop here with a group that was traveling on our motorcycles. Who knew? I had ridden by here several times, but had no idea what was here. It is a very nice small museum and tells the Cherokee Indian story, and more importantly the story of Sequoyah. Group rate (10... More 

Thank jgwisdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is a very informative and educational place. I really enjoying talking to and learning from the woman that works there. We enjoyed walking around the grounds and got a lot out of the experience.

Thank Ashley P
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We happened upon this while visiting the area. Museum has lots of information. However, they have several different videos and recordings running simultaneously and it is difficult to concentrate on the particular one you are trying to watch/listen to. The store was nice. Restrooms are clean. Covered area is nice place for a picnic. A family reunion was going on... More 

Thank LFB_13
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32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We visited museum when we went to the Cherokee Fall Festival. The museum is very interesting and has numerous artifacts. Also enjoyed the gift shop. They had some true native handicrafts and also an extensive selection of books. The grounds are very pretty as it sits on Tellico Lake. We loved the festival, craft & history booths plus the Civil... More 

Thank Ruth Y
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Great place to learn about the history of the Cherokee Tribe. The land around where this museum now stands...and for hundreds of miles in every direction...used to where The Cherokee Nation called home. About 1/2-mile away is the river channel, now under Tellico Lake, where many Cherokee villages, burial and ceremonial mounds, and farms once stood. Before Tellico Dam was... More 

Thank NatureChaser
Vonore, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Another great place to learn of Vonore's history. Less than a mile from Fort Loudon. Families must see both.

Thank Joni G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This trip was wonderful and educational. Our homeschool group enjoyed it so much. The guide was willing to ask and answer many questions. He was very informative.

Thank LissaC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We were able to visit this museum during a free admission day. The museum is small and shows its age, but it is informative. There isn't a lot to look at, but if you don't mind reading there is plenty to learn. I would have appreciated more focus on the man that the museum is named after. When we finished... More 

Thank RustyRoamer

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