The Poarch Creek Indians Museum and Gift Shop offers a firsthand experience of the history of the Muskogee Creek Indians, showcasing their stoneware, pottery, tools, baskets, and textiles. The museum also displays traditional forms of Creek art, including shellwork, copper tooling, and quilting, and artifacts specific to the Poarch Creek Indians, such as the original copies of the Petition for Federal Recognition submitted in 1980.
What to expect
The Kerretv Cuko (Building of Learning) Poarch Creek Indians Museum and Gift Shop is the place to experience the history of our Tribe firsthand. The exhibit showcases how Poarch Creek ancestors—the Muskogee Creek Indians—lived with samples of stoneware, pottery, tools, baskets, and textiles. See what early village life was like for families living and farming together.
The Poarch Creek Museum has examples of baskets produced in the traditional way along with other traditional forms of Creek art, including pottery, textiles, shellwork, copper tooling, and quilting. You’ll also see artifacts that are special to the Poarch Creek Indians specifically.