Handicapped access: All exhibits, restrooms, Museum Store, and Education Wing are ADA accessible.  Service animals are permitted.  Handicapped parking available.

Additional information: Parking is available at the Museum for cars and buses.  Many hotels, motels, and campgrounds are located nearby. Local restaurants, fast food, picnic areas, and fine dining are available in the town of Cherokee.  Pets are not allowed in the Museum except for service animals.

The Museum is located in the Cultural District near the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual Co-op, the Oconaluftee Indian Village Living History Museum, and the Mountainside Theater, home of the outdoor drama “Unto These Hills.”