Osage Nation to Break Ground on Visitor’s Center Expansion and Renovation

Visitor's Center Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Scheduled for Monday, May 8; 10 a.m. at 602 East Main St.

WHAT: The Osage Nation Visitor’s Center is set to break ground on a massive renovation and expansion project. The Osage Nation Visitors Center is Osage Nation’s first stop to welcome visitors to the Osage Reservation. The Center promotes Osage culture, Osage Nation services, and Osage-owned artists & businesses. The Osage Nation Visitors Center provides an accurate history of the Osage tribe from an Osage perspective, using technology and literature to provide an enhanced experience. During the massive renovation and expansion on its current structure, the Visitor’s Center has temporarily relocated to the Cultural Center, located at 220 W. Main in Pawhuska. The “Pop-Up Shop” will continue selling items, although at limited quantities due to storage space. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

WHO: Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear and Congressional Speaker Alice Goodfox will give remarks. Secretary of Development Casey Johnson will provide information on construction plans and timeline. 

WHEN: Monday, May 8, 2023; 10 a.m.

WHERE: 602 East Main St., Pawhuska, OK