Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, Lawton

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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.
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  • This is a small museum so don't expect much, but what is offered is well worth the visit to the free museum. The gentleman who greeted us took our temperatures and told us some things of the...  more »
  • The Comanche Cultural Center is a masterful display of the tribe's history and culture. As you enjoy the live performances, the narrated museum display, and the outdoor village you feel emerced in...  more »
  • 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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