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Cherokee Heritage Center

21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451
+1 918-456-6007
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A must see!

This is a must see ! My husbands family is Cherokee and we enjoyed everything this place has to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Worth a visit! Must do the tour.

Fun place to visit and learn about the history of the Cherokee Native Americans. If you go, you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 outdoor living history attraction, a genealogy library, and the Cherokee National Museum and Archives plus a permanent exhibit on the Trail of Tears and 1500 square feet of exhibit space with changing exhibits.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451
+1 918-456-6007

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 18 June 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 29 May 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

Thank MTravi
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The highlight of this museum is the exhibit on the Trail of Tears. The descriptions of the experiences was realistic and moving. Anyone who has an interest in the history of Native Americans should visit this center. Andrew Jackson was an important figure in the...More

Thank viajera923
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to the heritage center. We had a guided tour with Tim who did an exceptional job. Tim was knowledgeable about Cherokee life in the early 1700's and skillful about demonstrating many of their daily tasks! The pottery by Anna Mitchell...More

Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Guided tour of the 1710 Cherokee village was the highlight of our visit. Our guide shared personal experiences that made the culture come alive. We enjoyed spending time with him. Museum includes information and artifacts about the Trail of Tears and other aspects of Cherokee...More

Thank UrbanGirl808
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Our family of 3 visited the Cherokee Heritage Center in November, 2016. We took the guided tour (no extra charge), and it was fantastic. Live demonstrations of stick ball and bow hunting. Our guide (I think her name was Laura), and her husband both work...More

Thank Susan W
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Linda Z
22 May 2017|
Response from missjo1964 . |
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