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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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We loved this living museum that showed how the Cherokee made a wide variety of crafts, and what their homes were like throughout the years. There was also a brief play put on to help you understand their history. Everything was very well done and...More
This sits over by where the Drama is performed. They have a tour guide take you in or if I remember right, you can walk yourself through there. They have Tribal members showing you how they make pottery, blow guns, woven belts, canoes, etc. They...More
I personally wasn't overly impressed with the village; I found our guide to not be very enthusiastic about his role, nor were the other people working throughout the village. The village itself is very small.
However, my three year old son was absolutely enthralled! He...More
This is something that should be included in very classroom in America, or at least have mandatory school tours to the village. I would say there are others throughout the United States as well. As seniors, we never learned much about our native Americans. It...More
It was a wonderful time. Well worth the price and so informative. We got to learn about how Cherokees produced their own items; how they still live; and talk to the Guides. These Guides actually take time to explain stuff to you...especially, when the children...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.