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The Walmart Museum, Bentonville

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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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  • It is not so big, there is much information than the materials. It is free to visit. There are also some personal belongings of the founder of company Walton. The best ones his working office and his....  more »
  • It's fun to see the history of a hardworking man that started from the bottom much like Henry Bloch or the Hall Brothers. If you like to read it will take you a while. Little ice cream soda shop...  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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