Bella Vista Museum
1885 Bella Vista Way
Bella Vista, Arkansas 72714

Corner of Highway 71 and Kingsland


Open Year Around!

Wednesday through Sunday
1 pm to 5 pm

Closed Monday, Tuesday, major holidays

Admission is free

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Bella Vista Historical Museum


Settler's Cabin
The old cabin is now open to the public during museum hours. Simply ask the museum docent to unlock the cabin for you if you want to see it. You can read more about the cabin here.

The museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but open the day Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Bring your guests to the museum to see the Settler's Cabin!

Historic Sites Driving Tour
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 12:30 - 5:00 pm

This is an amazing opportunity to see a number of Bella Vista's historic sites and learn their stories from the museum's Vice President, Dale Phillips. The participants will meet at the museum and car caravan from there. The cost is $15 each or $25 for two. This is a fundraiser for the museum and all monies raised will go toward operating costs. Reservations are required and to reserve your spot, contact Dale at 812-899-2049.

Christmas Sale in the Museum Gift Shop
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come in and support the museum by shopping in our Gift Shop! A number of items will be specially priced on sale. Jill Werner will also be giving away a jar of her famous homemade jam for every $5 donated to the museum.

Fisher Price Toys Presentation
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Bruce Fox will give a presentation about his collection of Fisher Price toys, which will be on display in our temporary exhibit cases for a couple of months. He was a salesman for them for 35 years. Bruce will also be signing his books about Fisher Price toys.