The world-class Chickasaw Cultural Center opened near Sulphur, Oklahoma, in 2010. The Chickasaw Cultural Center provides visitors with a place to learn and embrace the rich history and traditions of the Chickasaw Nation.
Construction of this state-of-the-art facility took nearly six years to complete and cost approximately $40 million. The Chickasaw Cultural Center is currently one of the largest tribal cultural centers in the United States.
The campus is located in the heart of the Chickasaw Nation — south-central Oklahoma. The Chickasaw Cultural Center features an amphitheater, large-format movie theater, research center, sky pavilion, impressive water features, garden village, café and exhibit center, all located across 109 acres of beautiful landscape.
The center boasts a 96,000-square-foot indoor space and utilizes theatrical environments, interactive media stations and state-of-the-art technology to pay tribute to Chickasaw culture. Visitors can also check out the Holisso Research Center, a research library and collection of Chickasaw artifacts, objects and stories passed on from the tribe’s ancestors for the next generation of Chickasaws to enjoy. Visitors can even trace their Chickasaw roots in this facility. The entire Chickasaw Cultural Center is devoted to celebrating the rich history and vibrant Chickasaw way of life.