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The Walmart Museum, Bentonville

#2 of 102 in Museums in Arkansas
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Explore the history behind the world's largest retailer at The Walmart Museum. Originally opened as a five-and-dime store in 1950 by Sam Walton, the building now houses a museum featuring exhibits and a reconstruction of the original dime store which boasts original floor tiles, a tin ceiling, and supplies that the shop would have sold. Grab an ice cream float at the old-fashioned soda fountain. Work out when and for how long to visit The Walmart Museum and other Bentonville attractions using our handy Bentonville attractions site.
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  • For being a free museum it was a good way to spend an hour or so. The most interesting part was they recreated Sam Walton's office exactly as it was when he died (and they had his truck). Other than.....  more »
  • Nice little museum where Sam Walton’s store used to be. You can learn about the world’s largest company with about half a trillion dollars in annual sales as of 2021, and their visionary founder...  more »
  • I liked the feeling coming inside and seeing items you can buy at that place where you don't really see it at any other Walmart locations. There was alot of history and information there that I did not know about, and it was worth knowing. There was also a great greeting. This place was definitely worth going too!
  • This place was really fun. They had a cute little candy shop in front and when I saw this, I was confused because it was a museum of Walmart. But it was actually really interesting. Would recommend checking it out if you are in the area!
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