The Cherokee County History & Arts Museum
The Cherokee County History & Arts Museum, located at 301 College Drive, is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The artifact-based facility adds a new dimension to the area's already rich culture. Over 3,000 artifacts are a part of additional exhibits and displays. With exhibit topics ranging from Native Americans and Geology to Moonshine Runners and Military Service, the museum has captured the attention of travel writers and tourists alike. The museum has been named a Blue Star Museum by the National Endowment for the Arts-Blue Star Family Partnership. For more information visit the website or call 864-489-3988.
Cherokee County Veterans' Museum
Located at 202 South Logan Street, the Cherokee County Veterans' Museum houses over 500 artifacts and pieces of memorabilia depicting American military history from the War for Independence to the present. The museum is open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery
The works of members of the Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) can be viewed in the gallery, which is open week days from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Exhibits change periodically, and all are free to the public. Some works of art are offered for sale, and a gift shop is available within the gallery. A CAVA artist is on site during operating hours to discuss the exhibits or to register students for CAVA sponsored art classes for children or adults. For more information on CAVA shows, memberships or classes, please call 864-489-9119.