Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

576 TN-360, Vonore, TN 37885, USA

About Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

4.8 / 5

from reviews

    The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, a property of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, promotes the appreciation of the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians in Eastern Tennessee, particularly the life and contributions of Sequoyah, who perfected a system for reading and writing the Cherokee language. The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits objects and data that support this mission.

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    Picky Jim
    September 10, 2022

    Small museum that provides insight into an historical American Indian figure. Learned a lot about Sequoyah in an easy to consume format of exhibits, videos, and placards. Picky's Recommendation: if you're exploring the history of East TN this should be on your list.

    Kay Campbell
    May 28, 2022

    Well-designed museum with interesting interactive displays. Traces the amazing life of the great Cherokee thinker & inventor. Allow 60-90 minutes to explore the exhibits. Beautiful setting.

    Tammy Marsh
    September 04, 2022

    Absolutely beautiful place. We visited for the hot-air Ballon festival and had a wonderful time.

    Tim Knight
    September 11, 2022

    Amazing, very, very well done! Love the exhibits and fancy videos. Great store also. Be sure to walk the grounds as well.

    Lucretia Robison
    September 29, 2022

    One of the best museums I've been to. Happy it was about one man's life and influence rather than generalized. Made me want to know more. The gift shop was full of handmade, one of a kind crafts for reasonable prices. Admission was only $5 for the self-guided tour. AAA discount let 3 of us in for $10.50. Also went to nearby Louden historical state park, which was free, and Greenback Castle, a one-of-a-kind place you have to see to believe. Perfect day trip from Atlanta. It was definitely worth our time.

    Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

    Our Address

    576 TN-360, Vonore, TN 37885, USA

    Visit the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum!

    After exploring the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, we invite you to stop in and browse through our Gift Shop. We have an extensive  collection of Native American arts and crafts, a wide range of books on  the Cherokee Heritage, souvenirs for the folks back home, and of course, some fun things for the kids.

    Become a Member

    As a member of the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, you will share in the pride and prestige of being part of an important cultural and educational resource.

    Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

    576 HWY 360 Vonore, TN 37885

    (423) 884-6246

    Museum Hours

    Monday – Saturday:  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Sunday:  12:00 Noon to 5:00 pm

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