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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712-4947
+1 479-418-5700
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Amazing art

What an incredible place to visit but prepare for lots of walking! So much space to cover, so much... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dianne P
Suwanee, Georgia, United States
Enthusiastic, knowledgeable docents

My threshold for art museums is usually about an hour. We spent two hours just in the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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
+1 479-418-5700
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Reviewed yesterday

What an incredible place to visit but prepare for lots of walking! So much space to cover, so much beauty inside to enjoy The outside of the Gallery is cold with all of the concrete but it's a treasure trove of outstanding artwork inside Don't...More

Thank Dianne P
Reviewed 2 days ago

My threshold for art museums is usually about an hour. We spent two hours just in the museum portion of Crystal Bridges and went back to look at sections we really enjoyed. It is small enough not to be overwhelming but they have some wonderful...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm delighted of attending new American art exhibitions and activities this beautiful museum offers. It's a "must" place to bring friends or relatives when visiting from out of town. It is an oasis and jewel hidden in the small town of Bentonville, Arkansas. Best of...More

Thank AuriSerrano
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to visit if you like art. But also if you enjoy hiking the many trails on the grounds of the museum. We found the entire day vert enjoyable. All of the staff whom we encountered were very nice. The only...More

Thank xam9119
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum is a reflection of America through the ages. A must if visiting Bentonville, but make sure you have time to stroll the art trails. Very peaceful.

Thank hearttravel2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

Crystal Bridges is a free museum of American art. There are sometimes special exhibits that do have a charge We went this time to see the Dale Chihuly glass exhibit which did have an extra charge. There is a wide variety of types of art,...More

Thank 66wanderlust2011
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum just continues to get better and better. Not only does it continue to offer excellent art exhibits but the outside offerings are worth the trip alone. Was very excited to see they had moved a Frank Lloyd Wright house onto the grounds! Look...More

Thank Coonie_72
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful display of Chuhily Glass in the Forest. Very comfortable walk around the display or there is a golf cart for those needing assistance. Everyone said it is BEAUTIFUL at night with the lighting effects ... but we were there in the afternoon and it...More

Thank andrea c
Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb gift to the citizens of Bentonville willed in to existence by Alice Walton. Not enough can be said about this national treasure of a museum. Not to be missed! We traveled from Los Angeles for the weekend just to visit. Our reward was...More

Thank convivial
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful museum that for the most part is FREE! (only pay for special exhibits). Make sure to check in with the desk early for tickets to the Frank Loyd Wright house. Beautiful grounds to hike and beautiful building.

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14 August 2017|
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Response from Vicki S | Reviewed this property |
After being overwhelmed with the amount of Art on display and the chance to walk outside trails, we decided it would be smart to divide it into 2 days if possible. But each time I would allow 3 hours, especially if this is... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I think there are even poo bags available at least on the trails near the museum. I cannot remember if I saw those further out along the greenway or not.
13 June 2017|
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
Chihuly in the Gallery and in the Forest is a self guided tour. There is considerable information in the gallery and there 3 videos to watch also. Depending on crowd size (tickets are issued for a specific time), would... More