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Lives up to the hype

Just moved here for work and everyone keeps telling me to go to this place. This place is well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanda S
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Few hours with a 4yr old and 1 yr old

Fantastic museum that is truly well done and provides a ton of well thought out and maintained... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shauna A
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1009 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712-5176
+1 479-696-9280
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just moved here for work and everyone keeps telling me to go to this place. This place is well planned, staffed, and clean. We stayed well over two hours.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic museum that is truly well done and provides a ton of well thought out and maintained exhibits for toddler through 10ish. Also loved the nursing area it was comfortable and very convenient. This is well worth the admission. It was a little crowded to...More

Thank Shauna A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indoor and outdoor experiences that keep the kids busy while learning. They have one section that changes periodically so it doesn't get boring for local members. We also enjoy the adult nights

Thank georgiao2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my 2 & 3 year old grand children there & they were excited and stayed busy for hours. Didn't want to leave.

Thank Eva J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kiddo loves this place, we do the annual membership. Its a great way to spend a rainy/cold/hot/snowy/crappy day/

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so fun for my son it kept him captivated the whole time. The best part was him being able to explore things he wouldn’t normally

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a neat museum!! Kind of on the small side but the kids enjoy it!! Their favorite part is the play grocery store.

Thank NP N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boys loved this place when they were younger. It has so much to do for children probably 8 and under. It is great for parents too, because there aren't many exits, which allows you to let your children roam while you watch them, but...More

Thank Kari F
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This place is absolutely the most amazing place for children of ALL ages. And when they have their annual fund raisers, the adults get to have all the fun! Children's imaginations go wild in this place. Taking my grandchildren isn't easy actually because there is...More

1  Thank Typhoon925
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The promise of this as an interactive day was not quite met. The exhibits and activities to participate in are well conceived, but sometimes too crowded and hard to utilize. The extra cost for a few things was off-putting. Hope it will get better, but...More

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Response from Tymtravler | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely there is so much to see and do of all ages. Enjoy
28 July 2017|
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Response from Ann N | Reviewed this property |
We didn't eat there as I have Celiac and the gluten-free options were limited. What they had looked fresh and tasty, just not for me.
17 January 2017|
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Response from Eshomnan | Reviewed this property |
2 to 3 hours minimum. Fun place with lots to see and do.