Cherokee Family Research Center
21192 S Keeler Dr
Delve into your past at the Cherokee Family Research Center in Tahlequah. Whether you know or just suspect you are Cherokee, the friendly staff and abundant resources at this research center are ready to aid you on your quest for information. Located inside the Cherokee Heritage Center, the Cherokee Family Research Center is open to anyone with paid admission into the museum. Resources include information on the Cherokee people from the Trail of Tears to the Dawes Enrollment, as well as Cherokee Advocate newspapers from 1845-1906, the 1890 Cherokee Nation Census, seminary records, records from the Watt Christie Cemetery in Wauhillau and much more.
Admission into the museum also allows visitors to browse museum exhibits including the Trail of Tears exhibit, as well as take a guided tour through the Ancient Cherokee Village and a self-guided tour through Nofire Farms and Adams Corner Rural Village.
Seniors (55+) & college students: $7.50.
Youth (5-18): $5.
Children (Under 5) & Cherokee National Historical Society Members: free. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
Tahlequah, fondly known as the capital of the Cherokee Nation, brims with Cherokee heritage. Explore this charming town to discover everything from the renowned Cherokee Heritage Center and other Cherokee attractions, to casinos and a scenic river ideal for float trips.Learn More