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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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What a beautiful place . We spent 4 hours here walking the trails and looking at art exhibits and... read more

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What a wonderful surprise to find this gem of an art museum! I had heard it was great but I could... read more

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art welcomes all to celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the power of art with the beauty of nature.
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600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712-4947
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Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful place . We spent 4 hours here walking the trails and looking at art exhibits and could have stayed here another 2 hours. Grounds well kept and many flowers, bushes and trees marked. Café had a good variety of choices. Only thing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful surprise to find this gem of an art museum! I had heard it was great but I could not have been more impressed. It is an interesting piece of architecture and everything works inside and out. The art work was varied, plentiful...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great architecture. Set up so that you might spend a full day there. As to the curatorial review, concept is great and it will take years before AW will be able to execute great pictures.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place far exceeded my expectations. I came with my daughter and aunt for a fun girls get away. The town of Bentonville is so nice and quaint. This museum is just right outside town in a beautiful wooded area. We didn't have time to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mandi1971
Reviewed 6 days ago

First of all, THANK YOU! to the Walton family for free admission to this magnificent investment in culture and the community. The grounds and architecture are beautiful - modern, yet well integrated with the geography. The art collection has some high points.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank corpdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful art museum in Bentonville Arkansas built into a beautiful natural setting. The museum is small, but houses some great historical works and also hosts traveling and temp exhibits. But our favorite part was the approx. 4 miles of outdoor trails with many outdoor...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment I entered this very special museum, I was taken back by the way nature from outside comes in. Much thought went into the architecture of this building housing a vast collection of art. The illusion of bridges connects the rooms to other...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NewJerseyWanderlust
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know who the architect was but they did a beautiful job of making the building fit into the valley, creating a flow with nature. Didn't get to spend nearly enough time, or go through all the exhibits, but will be back. There is artwork...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JenG305
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crystal Bridges has a fabulous art collection and the presentation sheds light on the evolution of American art. The splendid architecture and grounds round out a top-notch museum experience. The only disappointment for me was a mediocre guided tour and a poor audio tour. I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Asta K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was hesitant about going here when my wife wanted to go! Was I ever surprised! It is an amazing place! I’m not much of an “art” lover, but with all of the different forms of art, it was quite enjoyable! The Frank Lloyd Wright...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from foodiesonoma | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if Georgia is still showing best to check on website
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ALAN Z
April 13, 2018|
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Response from 757CCC | Reviewed this property |
If you enjoy good art, definitely plan on spending more time here - it's too much to really appreciate in one day
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September 29, 2017|
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Response from Dee Ann C | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to purchase tickets in advance but it helps if there is a line. If I remember correctly, the price was 20 dollars and some change.
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