Experience 13,000 years of Cherokee history, from the time when mastodons roamed the southern Appalachians to the present day.  This story is told through computer generated animation and special effects, life-sized figures, artwork, and priceless artifacts.

“A model for museums, ” by Van Romans, Disney Imagineering.  Voted  Top Ten BEST Native American Experiences by USA TODAY.

All exhibits, restrooms, Museum Store, and Education Wing are ADA accessible.  Service animals are permitted.  Handicapped parking available in front of entrance.

“Emissaries of Peace: the 250th Annniversary Exhibition” tells the story of Timberlake and Ostenaco in a travel-friendly exhibit: 14 vinyl panels, 2 short film clips, and  life-sized two dimensional figures with audio track.
“Trail of Tears Photographs” includes twenty  framed photographs by David Fitzgerald, from the Trail of Tears National Long Distance Trail, along with a reproduction of the Cherokee petition against Removal.
“All My Relations,” by Shan Goshorn, features forty black and white photographs taken of members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.