A world-class collection of American art, stunning architecture, and 120 acres of Ozark forest with five miles of trails. Admission to the museum is always free.
Planning a visit to Crystal Bridges this spring? Use this guide to learn what’s on and what to expect this season.
We have something for all types of learners. From educator resources to family activities to scholars, find what speaks to you and engage with us.
There’s more to the museum than just the galleries— come enjoy hands-on creative fun with art classes for all ages and experience levels.
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Crystal Bridges members receive year-round perks, invitations to member-only events, travel opportunities, and more!
Museum & Buildings
Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset.
The Crystal Bridges Indoor (CB Museum) and Outdoor apps offer audio tours and interactive maps, along with detailed images and in-depth information about artworks, architecture, and nature in and around the museum. Available for both Apple and Android devices.
In this exciting audio tour, walk through Crystal Bridges with Alice Walton as she shares personal stories and thoughts about the acquisitions, artists, and subjects of some of her favorite artworks in the collection.
En este emocionante recorrido de audio, camine por Crystal Bridges junto a Alice Walton mientras le comparte sus historias y pensamientos personales sobre adquisiciones, artistas y los temas de algunas de sus obras de arte favoritas de la colección.
Complete Large-Print English Alice Walton Talks Art Tour Transcript
Transcripción completa en español del recorrido Alice Walton habla sobre arte en caracteres grandes
This audio tour highlights key artworks in each of the museum’s collection galleries. Hear from current museum curators and staff along the way.
Esta audioguía presentará obras de arte claves de nuestra coleccion permanente.
Complete Large-Print English Collection Conversations Tour Transcript
Transcripción completa en español del recorrido Conversaciones de colección en caracteres grandes
In keeping with Crystal Bridges’ mission to welcome all, the museum developed this verbal description audio tour of several works of art in the collection that can be used by visitors with all levels of sight.
Complete Large-Print English Verbal Description Tour Transcript
The students have become the teachers!
Experience Crystal Bridges like never before–through the perspective of a fourth-grade class. Take an audio tour through the Crystal Bridges galleries and learn about a selection of artworks from fourth-grade students at Cecil Floyd Elementary School in Joplin, Missouri.
Complete Large-Print English Student-Led Tour Transcript
This indoor tour, led by Dylan Turk, special projects editor, architecture and design, guides you through key architectural features of Crystal Bridges’ iconic building, designed by Moshe Safdie.
Este recorrido le presenta a la arquitectura icónica del museo, diseñado por Moshe Safdie.
Complete Large-Print English The Art of Architecture Tour Transcript
Transcripción completa en español del recorrido El arte de la arquitectura en caracteres grandes
Most of the plants at Crystal Bridges are native to our region. Others are cultivars of native species bred to provide a wide variety of bloom, foliage, and color from spring through fall.
Butterfly expert Lori Spencer shares information on butterflies and moths that are commonly found on the Crystal Bridges’ grounds.
Complete Large-Print English Butterflies Tour Transcript
From songbirds to raptors, there are a number of birds that can be found on the grounds of Crystal Bridges.
Complete Large-Print English Birds Tour Transcript
Learn about the wildlife that live on the grounds of Crystal Bridges.
Complete Large-Print English Mammals and Reptiles Tour Transcript