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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712
479 418 5700
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Bentonville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Springdale, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have visited many art museums over many years. This museum is very special. The collection of American art is diverse and important. The architecture is outstanding in every way. The setting is unique, showing the natural beauty of northwest Arkansas. The trails and outdoor sculptures add to the experience. Plan to take your time and enjoy... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Wow, a time line of American art provided by one of America's most inspiring success stories. Incredible facitlity in America's heartland. We went on July 4th perfectly suited to the holiday. And it is free.

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Statesboro, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went to Crystal Bridges on the 4th of July. The museum building itself is gorgeous, and so are the grounds. The free exhibits were very cool. We got a little lost when we first got inside and asked an employee standing outside of the traveling exhibit for how to get to the main exhibits. She very... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Beautiful collection or art from all eras....and free admission....we've been here several times and we never tire of it....some exhibits change and it's always exciting to see the new and upcoming artists they have discovered.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Crystal Bridges Museum is worth a special trip to NW Arkansas. This relatively new museum features original pieces by American artists. The admission and parking is free, as are the I-pod loaner audio guides. The building is purpose-built for the wooded location by famed architect Moshe Safdie. The artwork continues outside, along with beautiful walking paths along a stream. There... More

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Wichita
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful place to visit. Art, nature, food, wine. There is much to see and experience. We made the drive (after hearing about it) from our B&B in Eureka Springs. It took an hour. It was such an awesome day. Inspiring! If we had had more time -- we would have visited the Daisy BB Gun Factory in Rogers.... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Museum and trails worth a day trip -- last day of modern painters from MOMA -- excellent -- nice cafe and coffer and wine bar

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Irving, Texas, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Nothing that I have ever been to at Crystal Bridges has ever been anything less than incredible. This is a must. Most everything is free, so enjoy this unusual gift from the Walmart family and it is Superb.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous architecture and fabulous art collections! The building and grounds were absolutely breathtaking and the art collections were fantastic. I wish we would of had more time to enjoy the modern art and the special exhibit, but we took too much time at the beginning. Which just means that I need to return!

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Denver, CO
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I thought the building was very nice and there were models and picture of other buildings done by Safdie the architect. I'd like to go back because we spent a very short time and I only got a peek at the grounds. I ate in the restaurant and although it sounded interesting, it wasn't good. Most of the art is... More

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