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.
Use this blog to plan your Summer 2021 visit to the museum.
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Discover art, nature, science, and more at the museum in these weeklong camps for children ages 4 to 18.
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Museum & Buildings
Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset.
Per CDC’s updated guidelines, we are now requiring all visitors ages 2 and up and staff to wear a face covering indoors and for outdoor programs except while eating or drinking. Masks will be available upon entry for those who do not have one.
Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present: we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.
Individual program safety requirements may vary by location, capacity, and other factors. Please see individual program descriptions for more information.
All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
In the event of a museum closing or cancellation of a program, guest ticket orders will be refunded. Call the Inclement Weather line to check on any cancellations: 479.657.2488.
Exchanges of equal value may be made prior to five business days from the ticketed event. However, ticket availability for alternate dates is not guaranteed. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Become a member!
Exchanges may be made at the Guest Services desk or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
What if I need to cancel my enrollment for a class or workshop? Can I get a refund?
Enrollment fees are refunded if the cancellation is made more than five business days prior to the class or workshop. Please note: No refunds are issued if the cancellation is made less than five business days prior to a class or workshop.
If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I receive credit to attend another class in the future?
We do not issue class credits toward future sessions; however a refund is issued if the cancellation is made more than five business days prior to the class or workshop (see previous question).
What if I need to switch my enrollment to a different class?
Exchanges of equal value may be made prior to five business days from the ticketed event. However, ticket availability for alternate dates is not guaranteed and is subject to a first-come, first-served basis. If class fees are not equal, a full refund will be made for the canceled class, and a new order will be processed for the alternate class.
What if a class is canceled?
Classes that do not reach minimum enrollment will be canceled and fees will be fully refunded.
What if I lost, damaged, or could not print my ticket?
An original receipt or order number will be required to provide a replacement ticket. Print your confirmation email, or write down the order number provided in the confirmation email. Please present this at the Guest Services desk or call Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Who do I contact if I have technical difficulties ordering tickets online?
Please call Guest Services at 479.657.2335. Due to high call volume, please leave a detailed message, and your call will be returned in the order it was received.
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Crystal Bridges will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Crystal Bridges encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Crystal Bridges is protecting your information.
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You are welcome to take photographs or video of works in the permanent collection for personal use provided that no tripod/monopod or flash is used. Temporary exhibitions may not allow photography. Please check for signage about restrictions as you enter a temporary exhibition, or ask a Gallery Guide. Permits are required for professional portrait photography or video inside the museum and commercial photography or video inside and outside the museum. To ensure a positive experience for you, while maintaining a pleasant experience for our many guests, please be aware of the rules, guidelines, and permit processes provided below.
Use of Drones on Museum Grounds
To ensure the safety of visitors and the property, drones are not permitted on the museum’s trails and grounds. If aerial photos are needed for commercial or press purposes, advanced permission is required. In addition, the operator must have a valid FAA license and liability insurance.
Promotional Photography Notice / Implied Consent
Visiting Crystal Bridges or participating in Crystal Bridges’ programs constitutes an agreement by the visitor or participant and/or the parent or guardian to allow the museum to photograph or film visitors or program participants, without compensation, for possible use in publicity.
Media contacts and guidelines.
Commercial filming and photography application.
Photography and videography guidelines for professionals and the public.
Photography and video guidelines for non-profits.