Crystal Bridges Museum Open At Last

by Serenah McKay  on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 3:49 pm  

After years of planning, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art finally opened its doors to the public Friday. Area merchants say they're already seeing a boost in tourism.

Alice Walton, the force behind Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, was greeted with applause, cheers and shouts of "Thanks, Alice," as she took the podium Friday during opening ceremonies for the museum.

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