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U.S. 441 at Oconaluftee Visitors Center, Cherokee, NC
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All reviews visitor center the barn step back in time audio tour pig pen different buildings early settlers mountain life cades cove nice walk walk around stretch your legs herd of elk national park great stop great place to visit oconaluftee river
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was able to remember the simple life and good old days. We sure had a good life before all this progress. To show my grandchildren how I grew up and the chores we had back then. Was a good time for all.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Mountain Farm Museum! It is a nice walk that contains several buildings that took us back in time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Grandchildren had a wonderful learning experience - from reading the well posted signs on each building to understand the actual application of life back then.... (horseshoes used as door hinges at the Blacksmith's Shop) But what kept them going in this farm and learning...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank B M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mountain Farm Museum is free, it is a nice walk thru old farm land, complete with restored buildings. The walk is easy, and on level ground. There is a beautiful water stream that follows beside the farm land. Never crowded in the farm area...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its an amazing place..so much history there..and gift shop fabulous...ALL KINDS OF HOME MADE JAMS ..JELLIES..CHOW CHOW ETC.You can sit on back porch and just REST !!!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cogdellbj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When stopping at the visitor center you should stretch your legs by walking among the farm museum buildings. The visitor center has an audio tour available so you should use take advantage of it to enhance the experience as each station on the property has...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank magnariderv45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must see area just behind visitor center. Collection of multiple mountain buildings and structures to replicate the typical Homestead lifestyle. Informative brochure available. Audio tour available from visitor center. During our visit the elk crossed from the field out front through the museum compound, walking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank bruce g
Reviewed March 20, 2019

This is the best place to see the elk near sunset. The welcome center is so awesome too. Very informative

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Angie L
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Be sure to hike out to the Farm from visitors center going into Cherokee. Good to teach younger generations about farm life when the rural area was still alive in the mountains. Brings back memories of days gone by for older generation

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 931ronnieh
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

This place is always a great place to visit. Learn a bit about the history of the area and see old homestead's. There's plenty of parking and a bathroom. And if you're lucky you might see some elk here. All ages friendly and easy to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Pamela G
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Sandylikethebeach21 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only allowed on the Oconaluftee River Trail and must be on a 6 foot leash.
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chow2blueskies
April 1, 2017|
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Response from ladygreyhound33 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it's open year-round, from sunrise to sunset.
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Lance C
January 11, 2016|
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No charge
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