what we do

Preserving the past for the future through collection, display, and education.

About Us

The city of Bentonville’s history is long and rich. Early Native American settlements, a successful agricultural industry, the Battle of Pea Ridge, the growth of Walmart… there are many stories to be shared. 

The Bentonville Historical Museum aims to preserve the past for the future through collection, display, and education for residents and visitors alike.

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.
— Theodore Roosevelt

Get Involved

Join our initiative to share local history in Bentonville! The Bentonville History Museum is seeking volunteers/docents to guide guests through exhibitions of the museum.

Bentonville History Museum is continuing to work with the community and looking forward to the opening of your museum in the near future.

Latest Updates

Find “Amazing But True” stories, progress updates, and more on the Bentonville History Museum Blog.

#Tigerbulletinminute Bentonville has always strived for the best education possible, even in hard times. They grew community gardens to feed underprivileged students, many teachers

On Saturday, April 29th, 2023, Downtown Bentonville, Inc. partnered with the City of Bentonville for a free, family-friendly event called Bentonville Together. Celebrating all the

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Contact Us

The Bentonville History Museum is grateful for the community that supports our mission. Have a question or want to make a comment? We’d love to hear from you!.