Chickasaw Cultural Center

Chickasaw Cultural Center 867 Charles Cooper Memorial Rd
Sulphur, OK 73086

Phone: 580-622-7130
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The Chickasaw Cultural Center, located in south-central Oklahoma in the heart of the Chickasaw Nation, is a world-class museum complex devoted to the celebration of Chickasaw history and culture.  Using modern technology and richly theatrical environments, the Chickasaw Cultural Center will immerse visitors in the vibrant, ongoing story of the Chickasaws.  Located on 109 acres of rolling hills, woodlands and streams near Sulphur, this museum complex features more than 96,000 sq ft of indoor space, including an exhibit center, the Holisso Research Center and a large-format theatre.  An amphitheater, sky terrace, traditional village and several water features are also featured on the grounds of the Chickasaw Cultural Center.

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  • Discounts: Senior Discount

  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant on site

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Complimentary Attraction Passes for Guide/Driver, Group Rates Available

  • Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)

  • Tour Information: Customized tours, Group Tours, Guided Tours, Self-guided tours

Day

Open

Close

Sunday

12:00 pm

4:00 pm

Tuesday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday

10:00 am

5:00 pm

From I-35, take Davis exit (Exit 55). Head east 10 miles and turn right (south) on Charles Cooper Memorial Rd. Complex located 1 mile south on the left (east) side of the road.

Primary Contact:

Paige Williams

Event Contact:

Terrie Woods




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From Kathryn Sullivan on 07/28/14

Stunning facility....our family just returned from a day at the Chickasaw Culture Center and are still talking about the people, the food, the grounds, the education we got there and we will be going back.


From owner on 06/25/13

When Frontier City originally opened in 1958 at the Oklahoma State Fair and then moved to the current location a couple of years later. There was an Indian Village component to Frontier City. Additionally, there were trading posts along the Turner Turnpike that existed and thrived during that time; however, none that existed right where I35 and the Turner Turnpike intersect. Frontier City is still open seasonally; however, no longer includes an Indian Village. Additionally, another notable Indian trading post was the following; however, it is about 20 minutes west of Frontier City. Indian Territory – Cherokee Trading Post. Between I-40 and Route 66, west of El Reno, stands the Cherokee Trading Post, which is much more than a run-of-the-mill truck stop. Billboards tout buffalo burgers and pies at its restaurant, the complex sports a huge mural recounting the history of Native Americans in Oklahoma (plus several statues and totem poles) and a couple of live bison lounge in a pen nearby. In a large gallery building shaped roughly like three teepees, you’ll see thousands of pieces of American Indian and Western art, crafts and toys. It’s a place where you can buy authentic steer horns or children’s coyote socks.


 
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