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Very interesting!

Entry fee of only $3.00 per person. There are two floors to explore, with numerous artifacts from... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Jean S
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Murphy, North Carolina
Trail study

We spent our time reading and learning about the history of the Trail of Tears. We learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
billcondit
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Murphy, North Carolina
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Entry fee of only $3.00 per person. There are two floors to explore, with numerous artifacts from the local areas. The staff is very helpful and informative. Items are in various styles of display cases, and kept clean and presentable .It is very accessible for...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We spent our time reading and learning about the history of the Trail of Tears. We learned a lot about the Cherokee culture and history.

Thank billcondit
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great spot for local history. Very well displayed, tons of great and helpful information, tons to learn about this area!

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

We really enjoyed learning about the history of Murphy for a small fee ($3). There were many displays that made the past come alive. The staff was just so friendly and a pleasure to talk with.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

A must see when you visit Murphy. Take a look in the past of all the heritage in the county. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff.Age doesn't matter there is something for all.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is a gem of a museum!! When we arrived, Billy Ray, a local historian, was there and before we knew it, we were being given a private, fact-filled tour of the many Cherokee artifacts that are on display. We learned more about the Cherokee...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Went to the Cherokee County Museum in Murphy with my hubby. The staff were very pleasant and informed; they gave us just enough history but weren't intrusive on our browsing. There are lots of interesting things there, though the place is a bit small, it's...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent displays. All kinds of local items on display. Very informative lady that works there. Wanda Stalcup has lots of local knowledge and is very interesting to talk with. She makes the trip really worthwhile. This is a must see place. You will not be...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This museum has alot of different displays such as gems and minerals, military memorabilia, rifles, coins and Native American artifacts. There is a display of dolls but we don't have an interest in dolls so we didn't spend time looking at them. The display downstairs...More

Thank Dodie_12
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This is a small museun on two levels jam packed with Cheroker Indian artifacts and local early american memorabilia. The kids were fascinated by the large rock and mineral displays as well as the extensive collection of arrowheads recovered locally. The downstairs area featured a...More

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sbrahm
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Response from mytripz_10 | Reviewed this property |
It was $3.00 for me. My husband, as a veteran, was not charged. Well worth it!
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Response from DonnaAJ | Reviewed this property |
According the their website, they are open Monday-Friday, 9-5. Phone: 828-837-6792
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