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Chickasaw Cultural Center

867 Charles Cooper Memorial Road, Sulphur, OK 73086
(580) 622-7130
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Sulphur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Educational Sites, Historic Sites
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McAlester, OK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our kids enjoyed the Living Museum! Cafe was reasonably priced, family friendly, and clean. Campus grounds were easily navigated, having modern conveniences (multiple restrooms, water fountains) but not taking away from the historical reproduction village.

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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

We spent a Sunday afternoon at the Cultural Center. The architecture is amazing, modern but still organic. The weather couldn't have been better for roaming around the grounds. The indoor exhibit was disappointing, not nearly as extensive as we were led to believe. The art gallery had only a dugout canoe, nothing else. The village was laid out well. If... More

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Plano, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is our first trip to the cultural center. It has multiple buildings with a modern design, beautifully landscaped, and allows the visitor to roam about. It was a hot day in Oklahoma, but most events were held indoors in air conditioning. Their staff IS THE BEST. Everyone was welcoming, friendly, and knew their heritage. The walk to their outdoor... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is amazing. The Museum is so educational for all ages. As a non-Native, I learned so much about their history. The art work is beautiful. I loved the grounds with the authentic village and their educators who told stories and did traditional dances. I recommend this to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been to many education centers owned and operated by Native American groups and this is by far the most exceptionally run facility. Very educational, well priced, and the staff is well prepared and welcoming. A highlight for any trip to this area.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great Cultural Center! They had a living Chickasaw Village with demonstrations, films of their history, a live Chickasaw stomp dance with audience participation, which was all free the day we were there and they gave away little homemade items. The museum cost us $6. or $5. student/senior. The museum has a forest, artifacts, a lot of info. They had people... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Beautiful area and the architecture is really nice. The learning experiance here is one that I don't think is duplicated anywhere in the country.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went there during our RV trip across the country as one of the stops while we were also checking out Dallas and Oklahoma City. This was the best experience for the area outside of the cities. The demonstrations of the instruments and the dances are very informative and also very spiritual in a way. The village is beautifully constructed... More

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Abilene, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I actually volunteer at a museum and I have to admit, this place was the bomb, well groomed and maintained, very educational and just a wonderful experience all together. Highly recommend

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FORT WORTH
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The place is huge but beautifully designed. They have golf carts to help those with mobility issues (like my husband) get from place to place. We enjoyed the Stomp Dance Demonstration. Be sure to eat in the cafe. Reasonable prices and lots of unique things to try. We had the fry bread taco and buffalo chili.

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