Tours and Cultural Information
The Oneida Nation Tourism Department provides an array of experiences for your event which includes tours, facilitating pow-wow exhibitions, "Hands-On" displays, storytelling and presenters for your group. We invite you to our community to learn more about Oneidas', the "People of the Standing Stone." Discover our past, present and envision our future as you take a guided tour of the Oneida Museum, Tsyunhehkwa Natural Retail Center and Organic Farm. Visit Salt Pork Avenue, Tribal Schools, Parish Hall, Buffalo Farm and Industrial Park.
The basic tour of the Oneida Nation is an hour "drive-by" tour. Points of interest include but are not limited to: the Norbert Hill Center, Tsyunhehkwa Natural Retail Center, Apple Orchard, Buffalo Farm, Turtle School, and historic "Salt Pork Avenue".
*See special experiences.
Cost: $5.00 per person
Cost includes: transportation, guide fees and Oneida Nation souvenior pin.
The deluxe tour of the Oneida Nation is approximately 3 hours in length. The tour guide will give your group a more complete historical and cultural tour of the Oneida Nation, including stops at the Oneida Museum and Tsyunhehkwa Natural Retail Center
*See special experiences.
Cost: $15.00 per person
$10.00 children 12 & under
Cost includes: transportation, guide fees, museum admission cost and welcome package.
The Oneida Nation Dancers will demonstrate the different styles of pow-wow dances which include men and women's traditional, men and women's fancy, men's grass and women's jingle dress. There will be an emcee who will talk your group through the program and explain the different styles and significance of each dance. This is an interactive performance, so be prepared to join in the dancing to the beat of the drum!
Cost: Begins at $800.00
Length: Average length is 45 minutes
Fee is subject to additional charges which are dependent upon the distance of travel, and the time and length of performance.
The Oneida Nation has a rich oral tradition that is passed down from generation to generation. Each story told has a significant meaning and lesson to be learned. Some examples are, "Why the Frog Has No Teeth" and "Why the Cornhusk Doll Has No Face". These are just a few stories, there are many, many more.
Cost: $ 75.00 Length: 30 - 45 minutes
A representative of the Oneida Nation will assist the group in learning more about the Oneida Nation and its people through visual aids. The presenter will explain each "artifact and replica", its meaning, use and present oral history of the Oneida People.
Cost: $ 75.00 Length: 30 - 45 minutes;
*Oneida Arts Concert Series (Seasonal)
*Bingo & Casino Pavillion Nights Concerts (Seasonal)
*Duck Creek Community Theater
*Ceremony Explanation-Edge of the Forest
*Cornhusk Doll Making
May be added on to any tour package.
Cost: Prices are subject to change and are based on availability.