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Cherokee National History Museum opening celebrations Thursday

Posted at 2:27 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 15:27:21-04

TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee National History Museum opens Thursday, Aug. 8, according to officials with the Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism Group.

Officials say the grand opening for the museum will start at 10 a.m. and is located at 177 South Water Avenue in Tahlequah.

The museum's exhibits include commissioned art by Cherokee Nation artists, artifacts on loan from the Smithsonian, Gilcrease Museum, Cherokee National Archives, and the Oklahoma Historical Society, officials say.

Officials say the Cherokee National History Museum is the newest addition to the Cherokee Nation's tourism and is located next to the Cherokee National Capitol building which is one of its most iconic structures.

For more information about the Cherokee National History Museum, click here.

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