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The Walmart Museum

105 N Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712-5341
+1 479-273-1329
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Fun stop

We didn't even know about this place. It was interesting and informative. The store and and soda... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Small but Nice

The 5 and Dime store was small but quaint. The museum had a lot of reading and information yet not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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When Sam Walton opened his 5&10 on the Bentonville town square in 1950, he had no idea he'd planted the seeds for what would become the global leader in retail, saving millions of people money so they could live better. Today, that humble little dime store is the location of The Walmart Museum. A family-friendly experience in 3 parts, the Museum features a world-class exhibit gallery, Walton's 5&10, and The Spark Cafe. Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.M. - 9:00 P.M. Friday - Saturday: 8:00a.M. - 10:00P.M. Sunday: 12:00 p.M. - 9:00 P.M.
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105 N Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712-5341
+1 479-273-1329
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn't even know about this place. It was interesting and informative. The store and and soda shop were a big plus.

Thank Muggo123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The 5 and Dime store was small but quaint. The museum had a lot of reading and information yet not much interactive displays. The truck was great. Ice cream was not creamy but had good flavor.

Thank Soph129
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can be there as long as you want -- it's free and very interesting! Be sure and make yourself a name tag with your very own bar code.

Thank MidwestWineLover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Housed in the iconic "5 and Dime" that started this expansive family business, the story that I didn't know I needed to know, was really interesting!!

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Free and interesting. There is a lot of history in this small museum that was interesting whether you are a fan of Walmart or not. An interesting display of this unprecedented growth of the company and items such as an actual safe from a first...More

Thank husfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't a big place but interesting to see. Free When you enter they have a small gift shop and they have some old fashion candy that you don't see anymore. When you exit the museum it ends in an old fashion ice cream parlor....More

Thank saminkc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is wonderful to understand the growth of one man's dream of success. It has videos to watch, drawers full of more information throughout its history and Sam's office is on display and his favorite truck.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to learn and heart warming. Wonderful American story. Very interesting and intrigued to learn so much more.

Thank irishblueeyes21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just happened to show up at the same time a tour bus was arriving so this little Museum was pretty much wall to wall people. Still, it was nice to see the displays including Sam Walton's pick up truck, this Congressional Medal of Honor,...More

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Walmart Museum walks you through the humble beginnings all the way through to current. The things Sam Walton did to launch the business in his the first 5-10 store to the firat Walmart store in Rogers, AR. It is a self-guided walking tour with...More

Thank robholt68
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Nancy C
15 January 2017|
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Response from WalmartMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Nancy C! We do not offer any bus shuttles. However, Bentonville does offer plenty of free parking around the square. There are a few parking lots, versus street parking, where a camper would fit.
Johanna P
4 September 2016|
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Response from WalmartMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out to us! We are closed on December 25th, but we will be open on December 24th! The operating hours are from 8am-4pm. Admission to the museum is free! The museum also supports a 5&10 store to show... More
Susan S
25 July 2016|
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Response from nuk45 | Reviewed this property |
Maximum of two hours to allow picture taking as well😃