Museum Hotel Opens

Project Broke Ground In December 2011

Posted: February 12, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Attendees of the 21c Museum Hotel opening walk past the site-specific instillation A Sudden Gust of Wind by Serkan Ozkaya on Monday in downtown Bentonville. The hotel hosts 104 rooms and 12,000 square feet of multipurpose museum space for 21st century art. The hotel opened with two exhibits that will be changed twice a year, and eight permanent site-specific installations. The Bentonville location is the third 21c Museum Hotel to open. The Bentonville location is the third 21c Museum Hotel to open.

Streams of people poured into the 21c Museum Hotel on Monday morning for their first peek of the rooms and artwork that make up the city’s newest hotel. Hotel staff and city leaders lined up alongside 21c’s signature green penguin to cut the ribbon on a project that broke ground in December 2011.

At A Glance


The 21c Museum Hotel provides bike amenities for local trails. Guests traveling with their bicycles and hotel employees can utilize the hotel’s bike lockers, and guests have the option of a bike valet. The hotel will provide free cruiser bikes for guests and bike rentals through a partnership with a local bike shop.

Source: Staff Report

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