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Cherokee Nation

Cherokee Nation announced today its cultural tourism sites will reopen to the public beginning August 5.

Additional safety procedures such as physical distancing, limited occupancy, and enhanced cleaning and sanitization have been implemented at each site. In addition, guests will be asked to complete a brief health screening and a noninvasive temperature check.

All staff and guests will be required to wear face masks at this time.

Hours of operation will vary by location and can be found by visiting

A reopening date for the Cherokee Heritage Center has not been announced at this time.

About Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism Group

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is managed by Cherokee Nation Businesses and was created in 2007 to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Cherokee people. Efforts by the Cherokee Nation include award-winning cultural, specialty and event tours and operation of six Cherokee Nation museums, two Cherokee Nation welcome centers and various Cherokee Nation retail operations. For more information, please visit

About Cherokee Heritage Center

The Cherokee Heritage Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the premier cultural center for Cherokee history, culture and the arts. Located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation in Park Hill, Oklahoma, it was established in 1963 by the Cherokee National Historical Society to preserve, promote and teach Cherokee history and culture. For more information, please visit

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