Group ToursSituated in one of the fastest growing regions in the country, beautiful Bentonville, Arkansas is in the midst of a great transformation. Long known as the home of Walmart Stores, Inc., Bentonville has boomed in population, amenities, and attractions over the last several years. A cultural revitalization of parks, public gardens, museums, and restaurants is underway driven by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
The highly anticipated Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened in November 2011. The museum's permanent collection spans five centuries of American masterworks ranging from the Colonial era to current day. Included within the ocllection are iconic images such as Asher B. Durand's Kindred Spirits, Rosie the Riveter by Norman Rockwell, and Andy Warhol's Dolly Parton, each reflecting a distinct moment in American artistic evolution. With over The 120 acre museum park connects to downtown Bentonville where after exploring the museum's galleries, you can dine in one of our delicious bistros or sidewalk cafes. While downtown, you will not want to miss the Walmart Visitors' Center Museum which includes interactive, hands-on displays and unique exhibits detailing the history of Walmart and the Walton family.
Coming soon to Bentonville is the acclaimed 21c Museum Hotel. Slated for early 2013, 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville will welcome both visitors and members of the community to experience its rotating exhibitions, participate in its programs and enjoy its culinary offerings. With an active street presence, 104 rooms, dynamic packages and more than 12,000 square feet of exhibition, meeting and event space, 21c Bentonville will present curated, rotating exhibitions, dynamic installations and live art events. The four-story contemporary building is under construction and like 21c Louisville, will be woven into the fabric of downtown. The design features sustainable materials, and the museum hotel's construction is incorporating green building practices.
After the downtown experience, venture to the west part of Bentonville to discover the Museum of Native American History. Touted as having one of the most comprehensive collections of Native American artifacts, this museum is a must see!
Come and explore all that Bentonville has to offer!
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