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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712
479 418 5700
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Bentonville
Type: Art Museums
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Black Hawk
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We really liked the early art but breezed through the modern. There were more than enough docents and all were friendly and very helpful.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've been to Crystal Bridges several times and I'm amazed every time. The regular collection is extensive and rotates pieces often. Visiting exhibits help create new experiences several times each year. You owe it to yourself to go, experience, enjoy. Oh, and you might just bump into Alice Walton like we did this time! If you do, please be certain... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Whether or not you are into art, what a great destination. Very educational. Beautiful artwork and it's all free. The trails are well manicured, feature sculptures and are very informative. Depending on your appreciation, you can do it in a minimum of 2 hours. I would recommend staying at 21c. It is a short walk and very upscale. It also... More

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tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

What an amazing place CB is. Our group enjoyed all the areas, were amazed at the art aquired by the Walton family and what a deal - to make it free for all. The museum store was fun too, and we had great food in the museum restaurant. Overall an amazing place.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

The buildings and grounds are worth the trip. The art collection is extensive & varied. Check out the phone app or borrow a headset from the front desk to get the "tour". Allow several hours, especially if there is a special exhibit.

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Albany
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Art was great. Staff gave my kids a bingo card and they spent two hours enjoying world class art in AR. Awesome. Homer Winslow, Jackson Pollack, Norman Rockwell, etc all great and free

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Des Moines, IA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

I'm not a big fan of the Walton family politics or Wal-Mart in general so I went in to my visit with a pretty low opinion of what I thought I would see. Just viewing the architecture and setting on the building is worth the trip. The museum is free and the art collection is one of the best.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Lovely museum with great artwork. The building grounds alone is a site to see, not to mention the treasures inside. Wide variety in the art galleries. The outdoor pieces leave more to be desired, however the grounds are well maintained and naturally appealing. Very enjoyable visit and on a gorgeous day.

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

I cannot say enough about this place. Thank Alice Walton for giving this to the public. The museum is a work of art and then it contains fabulous artworks that are just amazing. A great place at any time of year as you experience the seasons. Spring has lots of blooms. Lots of hiking and biking trails. You can stay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

First of all, don't make assumptions based on location...even though that is beautiful as well but the stereotypes for Arkansas. This is absolutely one of the more beautiful museums in the world and what an amazing addition for Arkansas. The architecture and landscape/environment alone is enough to put it over the top but then add one of the world's best... More

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