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Funk Heritage Centere

Waleska, GA 30183
+1 770-720-5967
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The Best Presentation of the Pre - Post Invasion of Native American Lands We've Seen

This museum is located on the grounds of Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA. It's very clean and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ProvenExponent
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Marietta, Georgia
Amazing place. If you like history, especially indian history for the local area, come see this.,

Well done and recognized as one of the best in the Southeast. Volunteers maintain the garden area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dalygirl D
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Waleska, Georgia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is located on the grounds of Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA. It's very clean and well kept. Start by watching a short film that truly shows the history of the native american civilization that existed well before the European invasion and the results of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done and recognized as one of the best in the Southeast. Volunteers maintain the garden area outside the center.

Thank Dalygirl D
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Funk Heritage Center features a film on the Cherokee Indians, a room displaying their artifacts, and a couple of rooms full of native art. Perhaps the most interesting room contains an extensive tool collection.

Thank Jonathan G
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This one of those amazing small museums that pack a lot into a visit. History of indigenous people and the trail of tears, along with a great tool collection, make it a very worthwhile place to visit. Great staff give lots of Southern hospitality.

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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Very small college center, not well marked on reinhardt's campus. Focus is on SE Indian groups, art, and tools through the centuries. Interpretative film is very good but $6 adult admission price is a bit steep for their offerings. Consider that a donation to this...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

We went specifically for the tool display and it was amazing. The amount of tools they had on display and the manner in which they displayed them was very nice. My husband really enjoyed it, but I did as well because they did such a...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Well worth the drive up. They have an amazing collection of artifacts and information about the Native Americans dating back for centuries, interactive exhibits for children (of all ages) a large petroglyph and more! Even the design of the building is like a lodge. Wonderful...More

Thank Meredith K
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

This museum is filled with amazing collections about the Southeastern Indians, artifacts from the Cherokee County area as well as a collection of tools that go back to the 1800's. Start with the movie in the theater and then wander into the many rooms to...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

This small museum has the history of the Cherokee Indians in N. GA in a diorama format along with a well-made video movie in a darkened theater with benches, as well as an art display area.There is also a nice gift shop with books and...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Great Indian heritage and artifacts, very informative and very well presented. Did a field trip including the Appalachian Settlement as well, kids REALLY enjoyed it.

Thank TheAdamsFromGA
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