Things to do in Bentonville
While in town be sure to check out Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, founded in 2005 by the Walton Family Foundation. Crystal Bridges' permanent collection spans five centuries of American masterworks ranging from the Colonial era to the current day. 21c Museum and Hotel adds another artful element to the Bentonville scene, with over 12,000 square feet of gallery space.
Come and play at the Scott Family Amazeum children's museum and be wowed by the 50,000 square feet of hands on exhibit and tinkering space. Take a walk down memory lane at the Walmart Museum inside the original 5&10 opened in downtown Bentonville in 1950. Have a soda or a milkshake at Spark Cafe located right next door. Take time to see and explore what life was like as far back as 14,000 years ago at the Museum of Native American History showcasing one of the most comprehensive artifact collections in the south.
Bentonville is known as one of the top cycling destinations in North America. International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) has ranked Bentonville a Silver-Level Ride Center. It has over 140 miles of hard and soft trails for you and your family to explore. Whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner Bentonville has something for everyone to enjoy.