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Funk Heritage Centere

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Native American History and Tool Museum

Great place to learn about the Cherokee Indian 'Trail of Tears' and Native Americans hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
nancyefoy
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Waleska, Georgia
The Best Presentation of the Pre - Post Invasion of Native American Lands We've Seen

This museum is located on the grounds of Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA. It's very clean and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
ProvenExponent
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Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great place to learn about the Cherokee Indian 'Trail of Tears' and Native Americans hundreds of years ago thru film and artifacts. The Tool Museum was a favorite - comprehensive collections donated. Hand tools dating back 150+ years - displayed (farming, carpentry, blacksmith, various trades...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This museum is located on the grounds of Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA. It's very clean and well kept. Start by watching a short film that truly shows the history of the native american civilization that existed well before the European invasion and the results of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Well done and recognized as one of the best in the Southeast. Volunteers maintain the garden area outside the center.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Funk Heritage Center features a film on the Cherokee Indians, a room displaying their artifacts, and a couple of rooms full of native art. Perhaps the most interesting room contains an extensive tool collection.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This one of those amazing small museums that pack a lot into a visit. History of indigenous people and the trail of tears, along with a great tool collection, make it a very worthwhile place to visit. Great staff give lots of Southern hospitality.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Very small college center, not well marked on reinhardt's campus. Focus is on SE Indian groups, art, and tools through the centuries. Interpretative film is very good but $6 adult admission price is a bit steep for their offerings. Consider that a donation to this...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went specifically for the tool display and it was amazing. The amount of tools they had on display and the manner in which they displayed them was very nice. My husband really enjoyed it, but I did as well because they did such a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Well worth the drive up. They have an amazing collection of artifacts and information about the Native Americans dating back for centuries, interactive exhibits for children (of all ages) a large petroglyph and more! Even the design of the building is like a lodge. Wonderful...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 705meredithk
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This museum is filled with amazing collections about the Southeastern Indians, artifacts from the Cherokee County area as well as a collection of tools that go back to the 1800's. Start with the movie in the theater and then wander into the many rooms to...More

Thank barbaraliptak
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This small museum has the history of the Cherokee Indians in N. GA in a diorama format along with a well-made video movie in a darkened theater with benches, as well as an art display area.There is also a nice gift shop with books and...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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