Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, Lawton

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#4 of 10 in Things to do in Lawton
Over three decades in the making, the Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center (CNMCC) offers fascinating insight into the largest American Indian tribe in the Lawton-Fort Sill area. CNMCC is more than just a traditional museum. It is an experience that brings to life the "Nʉmʉnʉʉ," both past and present.

In 2001, the Comanche Nation received a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grant for the planning of a tribal museum. Discussion for a museum had begun 20 years prior; however, nothing materialized at that time. With NEA funding, the Nation held a series of meetings with several tribal museums with the aim of developing a cultural center/museum for the Comanche people. Five years later, in September 2007, CNMCC officially opened its doors. CNMCC is funded by the tribe’s Gaming Contribution Fund, which does not include federal funding. See Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center and all Lawton has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lawton day trip planning site .
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  • I enjoyed my visit. It's a small museum but well done. The staff was very nice and informative. It sits right behind the Museum of the Great Plains which is also quite nice.  more »
  • Visited here and was impressed with staff more than the Museum. Only the front part of the exhibit was open when I went but it was still interesting. The man at the front desk was great. He passed...  more »
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  • Very interesting displays and the director spoke to our large group and was very helpful and informative. The gift shop has a variety of nice things but it was larger and had more things where they were before.
  • Great museum friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lot of history to learn about and a people to appreciate.

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