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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Address: 600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone Number: +1 479-418-5700
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Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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You don't have to be an Artist to Appreciate

Had to go back a second time to appreciate this place. You don't have to be an artist to appreciate the beauty of this place. Whether you can appreciate the building itself, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Had to go back a second time to appreciate this place. You don't have to be an artist to appreciate the beauty of this place. Whether you can appreciate the building itself, the landscape or the paintings, it is worth stopping to see. If you don't like one type of paintings/art walk into another room and you might like the... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

When you tell people you are visiting this area, they usually pipe up with, "Oh you have to see Crystal Bridges!" They are totally right. The grounds are well laid out with flowers, statues, sculpture, trails and the spring. I could spend a day outside just wandering around happily. The building housing the museum is quite striking as well. Take... More 

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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Brand New, great walking trails in addition to museum. Nice view of river and the area is very safe and family-friendly.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The building, the art, the restaurant, the gift shop, the personnel and volunteers, the ambience - everything is perfect!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We took a day trip from Eureka Springs and because it was raining opted for an indoor venue, the Crystal Bridge museum. The exhibits were beautiful and worth the trip. Late in the day the weather cleared and we enjoyed the art walk. There was so much more to explore on the grounds. Something for the next visit.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The trails are beautiful..we took the kids and let them hike and play on the beautiful trails,,then they were calm and really enjoyed the museum..Don't miss this gem in NWAR

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The regular collection was all American art by some of our best. The museum itself, like the Kimball & others, was also a work of art. I really liked the Van Gogh to Rothko travelling exhibit. If you have the time & good feet/walking abilities I would recommend taking the path from Compton Gardens to Crystal Bridges. It is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Tons of nice wildflowers on the grounds. Some plants and vegetation are marked with placards while some are not. The museum store is great. We saw the modern art exhibit. The permanent collection is pretty old school. The facility is such an architectural gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great exhibition, beautiful grounds, helpful attentive staff, very neat and clean, and excellent dining area. A place not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This was the first time we went just for the art trail outside. It was gorgeous. It is an easy walk on paved sidewalk for the most part. If you go on some of the side trails, they do have stairs and dirt paths. The art on the path is diverse and interesting but the real beauty is nature herself.

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