The Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center is located at the southwest corner of Interstate-35 and State Highway 7 at Exit 55 in Davis, and across from the new Bedré Fine Chocolates Factory. The Welcome Center provides travel information about Chickasaw Country in addition to the state of Oklahoma through trained staff members, informational kiosks, and printed brochures highlighting recreational, historic, cultural and business-related information. The 5,500-square-foot Welcome Center features original Chickasaw and American Indian artwork as well as Made in Oklahoma retail items and other great gift items. The displayed artwork in the facility rotates throughout the year and some of the artwork is on sale while others are used as interior decoration. The facility grounds offer a children’s playground area, indoor lounge area, public restrooms, dog park, coffee service, vending machines and RV/Bus parking!
Explore The Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center!
The Welcome Center also serves as a convenient gateway for many attractions in the area including the Chickasaw Visitor Center, Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center, ARTesian Gallery & Studios and Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa. Be sure to stop by and check out the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center on your next travel through Chickasaw Country or when searching for a special something for that special someone!
Check out this season's featured artist, Paul Moore!
Paul Moore is a contemporary Chickasaw artist who specializes in southeastern cultural designs. Visitors to the Welcome Center can shop unique items like hand-cut copper bracelets and earrings, copper gorgets and painted designs on a traditional drum, ukulele and hand saw. Make a special trip to the Welcome Center and to see Paul’s work on display and to pick out a perfect gift of art!
For more information about Paul Moore: http://digital.turn-page.com/t/7301/3
(Chickasaw Times: Jan 2014 Edition, Pg 5)
Welcome Center Hours of Operation:
Daily (9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Memorial Day - Labor Day (8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
*Closed Christmas Day
*Easter Hours (12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
For more information about the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center, contact 580-369-4222.