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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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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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One of the best western art museums and it is free

The Walton family funding this outstanding museum in Bentonville AR and it is magnificent (only indication that the Waltons' were involved is a small sign at the entrance). The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Walton family funding this outstanding museum in Bentonville AR and it is magnificent (only indication that the Waltons' were involved is a small sign at the entrance). The architecture is marvelous and the total design of the exhibits is first class. The grounds are well worth exploring. And, if you like shopping museum gift shops, this is one not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great time. Beautiful pictures and art. I'll be going back soon. Take time and check this place out. Walk the trails or ride your bike.

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The grounds and buildings are all first class. Inside has many different exhibits of art. It is interesting to see even if not an art fanatic. The lake goes under the building and has three levels with dams. Great to see Sam's daughter give back to everyone to see. This is all FREE. Well worth the visit.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is incredible. The museum is surrounded by trails that are clearly marked and beautiful to walk. You can even get to town by a trail. If you have to park very far away, there is a caddy that will drive you to the entrance. It is a little confusing at the entrance because you have to enter through... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

What can you not love about visiting a place that is of breathtaking architectural design that happens to also be a museum of exemplary art? Oh I know, you can love that it's free! You can also sit inside and enjoy the beautiful plush landscaping and surrounding water feature from gigantic glass windows and then meander down the gorgeous outdoor... More 

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NW Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What an amazing museum!! Thanks to Alice Walton, we have a world class museum in our area. ALL about American Artists, as well as some others with major displays of internationally famous works of art. It is well worth visiting when in NW Arkansas!!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is one true gem in NWA- a "simply must see" not only for it's wonderful collection, but the programs for children, students and the community. The outdoor trails and art are wonderful, the special exhibits top-knotch. The restaurant has simply wonderful food in a very special atmosphere. But best of all- ITS FREE TO THOSE WHO VISIT!!!!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful combination of American Art from the18th centry to current withover 3 miles of nature trails makes this a great experience We started our day with the Art Trail where we saw a surprising Jimenex sculpture with other nature artworks scattered along ponds, streams and walkways. W then soent several hours going from one gallery to another highlighting American paintings,... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This unique American art museum in Bentonville, AR offers permanent and temporary exhibitions, multiple events, shows, educational programs. One of my favorite places!

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Longview, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This museum was a total surprise. The museum is in sections, "bridges", that connect together over water and each section offers some of the most beautiful artwork (paintings and sculpture) that I have seen. There is no admission charged. There are audio sets to tell you about each piece. There is a section for children to play and be artistic.... More 

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Additional Information about Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Address: Address: 600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone Number: +1 479-418-5700
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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