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Mountain Farm Museum

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Address: U.S. 441 at Oconaluftee Visitors Center, Cherokee, NC
Phone Number:
+1 828-497-1904

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We used to stop here regularly when I was a kid. I took my children here recently and was glad to see that it still looked good. It's a simple walk and a beautiful stop in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We used to stop here regularly when I was a kid. I took my children here recently and was glad to see that it still looked good. It's a simple walk and a beautiful stop in the Smokey's.

Thank NCmountaintripper
West Allis
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very interesting place to visit. We had 2 children with us. Interesting and educational for them. Short walk and it was free.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Site behind the Oconaluftee Visitor's Center featuring some old cabins, barns and storage houses used by early settlers in the area. Interesting to see how those people lived. Short hike to everything from the visitor's center. Can also get info and go the the restroom at the visitor's center.

1 Thank dasandman
Robbins, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad way to spend some time. Its directly behind the visitor center. It offers a neat look back at living in the Great Smoky Mountains. There is also a large creek flowing on the walk up.

1 Thank Jsp1223
Wausau, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a leisurely walk around this area. Some elk crossed the Oconaluftee River while we were there, but we only saw a couple after they had crossed. We did see other elk in the area, which was a pleasant surprise!

1 Thank Ann G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting visit: in July & Sept they have enactments of farm life We enjoyed a self guided tour of the buildings and a walk by the creek.

1 Thank DaculaNene
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to see the area. Nice visitors center and area. Didn't see any elk but park ranger said there usually out early morning and it was already 10am. Worth a stop here and get a look back in time.

1 Thank jweith
Corbin, Kentucky
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Have visited this site many times sine I was a child and it still fascinates me every time with its beauty and history. Please take your children to see this it is well worth the stop!

1 Thank renicholas
Clemmons, North Carolina
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I have been coming here since i was young,i have brought my children here,and GOD willing,I will bring my grandchildren here. GREAT PLACE TO LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF FARM LIVING IN THE 1800/1900'S.

1 Thank cromrulzme1
Janesville, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Buildings found on farms in the area, moved to the location of the Oconaluftee Visitor at Smoky Mountain National Park. Wonderful opportunity to learn & visualize the hard life required to survive in this mountain terrain. Placards describe the purpose of the buildings. A part of history not to be forgotten.

1 Thank Mindy and Roger A

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