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

Corner of Highway 71 and Kingsland


Open Year Around!

Wednesday through Sunday
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Closed Monday, Tuesday, major holidays

Admission is free

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Bella Vista Historical Museum

Event Calendar

​Bella Vista Civil War Roundtable
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 7:00 pm has been canceled

Future programs

May 7, 2020 - Mark Christ; TBA (switched dates with Clinton Willis)

June 4, 2020 - Clinton Willis; CSS Hunley
July 2, 2020 - Matt McCoy, Univ of AR at Fort Smith; TBA

August 6, 2020 - Terry Winschel; The Battle of Vicksburg
September 3, 2020 - Doug Kidd; Civil War Surgeon

October 1, 2020 - Russ Pennington; Battle of Arkansas Post
November 5, 2020 - Tom Dillard; Civil War Infrastructure in Arkansas
December 3, 2020 - Bob Underdown; Christmas in the Civil War
January, 2021 - Daniel Barrett; The Common Soldier
February, 2021 - Dorothy Miller; Confederate Burials in NW Arkansas
March, 2021 - Jim Irwin; Guerillas in Missouri in the Civil War
April, 2021 - Dr. Jennifer Murray; TBA
May, 2021 - Dale Phillips; The Battles of Baton Rouge and Port Hudson
September, 2021 - Cynthia Douthit; Jewish Soldiers and Civilians in the Civil War

Mark Twain
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Mark Twain himself will be speaking at the Bella Vista Museum! OK, so it's really George Scott, an historical reenactor, will be talking about (who else?) Mark Twain. Sponsored by Allen's Food Market.