Navigating the museum floor plan will take you step by step through 8,000 years of Cherokee habitation in the Little Tennessee Valley. Sculptures, artifacts, interactive kiosks, maps and more will help unfold centuries of sacred stories.


• Cherokee Mythology
• The Arrival of Humans in the New World
• Archaeology
• The Tellico Archaeological Project
• The Paleo-Indian Period
• The Archaic Period
• Woodland Period
• The Mississippian Period
• Mound Excavation
• European Contact
• 18th Century Cherokee
• The Federal Period
• Life of Sequoyah
• Sequoyah and Ayoka
• Cherokee Removal – Trail of Tears
• The Cherokee Today
• The Cherokee Memorial