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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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Terrific Art Museum in an Unexpected Place

Crystal Bridges is delightful in every respect. The setting is beautiful; the architecture striking; and the art is well chosen and displayed. While it is true that the exhibits... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Crystal Bridges is delightful in every respect. The setting is beautiful; the architecture striking; and the art is well chosen and displayed. While it is true that the exhibits can be seen in a single day, the museum is worthy of repeat visits to allow a walking of the grounds and a lunch at the restaurant "Eleven". Alice Walton was... More 

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Florissant, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

we loved walking the grounds and viewing the art. There is no admission charge, except for the special exhibitions. I didn't care much for the modern art, mostly because I don't understand it. However, overall, this is an excellent collection of American art and a very enjoyable experience.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Superb! What a display of art and culture. Beautiful landscaping. Definitely should be on everyones bucket list!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

It's about time that the Walton (of Walmart corporation) family gave back to the local community rather than taking much away. And what they are giving back is an amazing museum designed by Moshe Safdie that fits into a georgous landscape setting. During our visit, it was crowded with locals (many children) as well as from out of towners like... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Was here today for the Post-impressionist special exhibit. This museum is the ONLY reason I spent an extra day on vacation to spend it in Bentonville. The personnel are friendly and attentive, but are also very concerned with the protection of the art. Great way to spend an afternoon or a day!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Unlike the great museums of Europe, you can see everything you want to see in one day. This is not a drawback, by any means! The setting is as worth a visit as the museum itself, with wooded hills and a large water feature which furnishes the raisin d'être for the bridges! With an emphasis on more modern pieces, there... More 

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Verona, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Alice Walton's collection of American art is wonderful but so is the Moshe Safdie building that is the home to the collection and the bucolic setting . The museum grabs your eye even before entering by the gorgeous silver tree by Roxy Paine and it goes on from there. The views of the outdoors follow throughout your visit to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

What a lovely gem in northwest Arkansas! The art collection is impressive though I prefer more of the classics. That said, having been to museums all over the world this has the most beautiful setting I've seen. The trails surrounding the museum are gorgeous and the natural setting is showcased throughout the museum with the exception of the temporary collections.... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

All Americans who appreciate art and nature should visit this great place. It's in a beautiful setting, and it's a treat to be able to view these famous works.

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Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit there. The admission is free, but if you choose to go to a special exhibit there is a charge for that. Gorgeous museum!

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