The Cherokee and their ancestors have called Western North Carolina home for more than 10,000 years. Learn about their ancient history and the Cherokee ways of life in this reconstructed 17th - 18th century village homestead exhibit.
The Cherokee Homestead Exhibit is one of many Cherokee Heritage sites that are outside of the Qualla Boundary and town of Cherokee, NC. It includes a Cherokee summer house, a winter house, food storage crib, and more in this free open air museum. The site also features interpretive signs and two walls with public art representing Cherokee legends and stories.
Types of Tours:
Self guided tour of homestead lasting about 2 hours. Please note that this is an outdoor exhibit.
No admission charged but a donation of $3/person is suggested. Groups must make a reservation 7 days in advance.
Days & Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm
Miles from Downtown Asheville:
approx. 100 miles
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