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A guided tour of the Oconaluftee Indian Village; a replica of a 1750s Cherokee Village. See Cherokees making traditional trades using centuries old techniques. The Village Square Grounds is a place of ceremony where you will learn about traditional...more
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My husband and I visited this attraction in August 2018 and enjoyed a tour with a small group. We learned about their crafts, Cherokee schools, housing, tribal council (the women exert power and they had a Peace Chief and a War Chief). The Cherokee Indians...More
Skip the junk stores and go to the village! This was so worth the $20 admission price. While it’s a reproduction of a Cherokee village, it wasn’t hokey at all. It was a fascinating tour with multiple “stations” providing history and visual display of crafts(that...More
Drove from Gatlinburg and Google maps sent us to a gas station. Luckily the very friendly gentleman gave us better directions. Great for all ages. Learned so much about early survival and their community. Friendly people, and a lit of fun. Really enjoyed the bear...More
If you are anyway interested in Cherokee history and culture, you have to pay a visit to this fabulous living museum. Watch the cratsmen and women perform their craft and listen to the history and legends of the storytellers.
I go there almost every time...More
We were very sad after driving and hour and a half that it was already closed when we arrived at 4:08. Google maps had 5:30 closing so we drove all that way for nothing. I really had hoped to see it with our kids. It...More
I didnt know there were set times for tours so Id say to go when you want. After you go in there are benches to wait on until there is a tour guide free. Tours leave every few minutes so the wait isnt long. Maybe 10... More
I didnt know there were set times for tours so Id say to go when you want. After you go in there are benches to wait on until there is a tour guide free. Tours leave every few minutes so the wait isnt long. Maybe 10 minutes. This is so you can see the exhibits without a lot of people around. Have fun...its very educational.