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Even The Elevators Will Make You Feel Cultured At the New 21c Museum Bentonville

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  Site Where: 200 NE A Street [map], Bentonville, AR, United States, 72712
February 13, 2013 at 9:03 AM | by | Comments (0)

If Akansas wasn't already on your list of places to visit in 2013 (and we hate to say it, but why would it?), here's a new reason: the art-obsessed boutique hotel chain 21c Museum has just opened a new 104-room property in downtown Bentonville, AR. And yes, those penguins have made an appearance once again. 25 of them, in fact. Only this time, they're green!

As with the other 21c Museum hotels in Louisvile and Cincinnati, the hotel adjoins a contemporary art museum and integrates that art into—literally—every corner of the hotel.

Hence, the six-foot tiger sculpture, the "hairy chandelier", and the elevator mural (pictured) that turns a normally tedious moment of waiting into an opportunity to feel cultured. Walmart must feel so proud.

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