Flying into Bentonville
If you are traveling on commercial airlines, we encourage you to fly into Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA). Rental cars and limousine service are available from XNA.
If you are traveling by private aircraft, you can fly into the Bentonville Municipal Airport (KVBT) which is only 3 miles from Crystal Bridges. The airport can handle all general aviation aircraft up to light jets. Larger private aircraft can fly into Beaver Lake Aviation (BVA), or Rogers Municipal Airport (KROG).
The Museum is located on Museum Way, off NE J Street in Bentonville, Arkansas. If you are entering Bentonville from Interstate 540, take exit 88 and go west on Central Avenue. Travel .3 miles and turn right onto John DeShields Boulevard. After you cross NE J Street, DeShields becomes Museum Way which takes you to the Museum entrance and parking garage.
The Museum’s GPS coordinates are: 36.379124, -94.196584 (+36° 22′ 44.85″, -94° 11′ 47.72″)
On Foot or Bicycle
The Museum is accessible via the paved Orchard Trail from Orchards Park. You may also walk or bike to the Museum via the paved Crystal Bridges Trail, part of the City of Bentonville trail system. From the Bentonville Downtown Square follow the Crystal Bridges Trail to the Art Trail, which passes by the Skyspace sculpture The Way of Color, by James Turrell, and ends at the Museum’s south entrance. Cyclists, please ride slowly, as this trail has a grade of up to 9%.
There are bicycle racks at the Museum’s south entrance and in the Museum parking lot.
Parking and Drop-off
Complimentary parking is available in the Museum parking garage. Follow the signs on Museum Way. The parking garage offers ADA compliant parking. During especially busy days, guests may need to park in the Additional Parking lot on Museum Way near the guard station, or at Orchards Park across NE J Street, and walk to the Museum entrance via the Orchard Trail.
The Museum’s main drive connects to a drop-off area at the Museum entrance. Cars and buses may stop here to load and unload passengers. No parking is allowed in this area.
There is no RV parking available on the Crystal Bridges grounds. RVs may park at Orchards Park.