We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens

400 S Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712-5705
+1 479-254-3870
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Pretty Place - Worth a visit if you have extra time

Peel Mansion is the home of congressman Colonel Samuel Peel (1831-1924) that was constructed in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CraftBeers
,
Plano, Texas
Lovely 1875 Italianate mansion and gardens

This historic mansion was saved from the wrecking ball years back and now offers visitors a lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MNDoodles
,
Stillwater, Minnesota
Read all 131 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
In 1875, Colonel Samuel West Peel built a marvelous villa tower Italiante mansion on the outskirts of Bentonville, Arkansas. It was a working farmstead surrounded by 180 acres of apple trees. The Peel Mansion is an outdoor museum of heritage roses, perennials, and native plants. Various vignette gardens are interlaced among curvilinear walks and large shade trees creating a most appropriate setting for this great historic building of Northwest Arkansas. Also on the site is the pre-Civil War Andy Lynch log cabin which serves as a gatehouse and Museum Store at the entrance to the grounds. *Tours are available every hour on the hour.* The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens offers a variety of event options - wedding ceremony and reception, rehearsal dinners, group luncheons and tours, as well as civic or corporate events. We have the perfect venue for your special event!
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
LOCATION
400 S Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712-5705
CONTACT
Website
+1 479-254-3870
Write a ReviewReviews (131)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"walmart parking lot"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 17 reviews
"period furniture"
in 3 reviews
"victorian style"
in 2 reviews
"super store"
in 2 reviews
"historical home"
in 3 reviews
"daily life"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 7 reviews
"ask questions"
in 3 reviews
"interesting house"
in 2 reviews
"grounds are beautiful"
in 4 reviews
"step back in time"
in 3 reviews
"docent"
in 9 reviews
"restoration"
in 7 reviews
"history"
in 34 reviews
"homes"
in 7 reviews
"volunteers"
in 6 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Peel Mansion is the home of congressman Colonel Samuel Peel (1831-1924) that was constructed in 1875. It's a great side visit if you are near the Bentonville Square. It's oddly situated in the parking lot of Walmart, but once you walk through the front gates...More

Thank CraftBeers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic mansion was saved from the wrecking ball years back and now offers visitors a lovely view into 19th century life in Bentonville. A very reasonable $5.00 admission gets you into the mansion’s first and second floors on a self guided tour where knowledgeable...More

1  Thank MNDoodles
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Peel Mansion is beautiful. There are several steep steps to get to the upper floors so be aware of that before you go. At the time we were there, the flowers were just starting to bloom so we didn't get to see the garden...More

1  Thank judi262
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour, however the grounds appeared to be somewhat unkempt. Dandelions all over the grounds, gardens not weeded etc... The two volunteers who told us about the mansion were very hospitable.

Thank Manahanclan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Found a new flower in the gardens. Lot's of bulbs blooming and other plants just starting to come up. Self tour of the home was great- the Docents on the grounds had stories to tell and could explain about the rooms if you wanted. Dedication...More

1  Thank Mary W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This mansion is in the Victorian style with many authentic pieces. There are steps to gain access to the second floor. The guides are very informative with many anecdotal stories. The gardens around the mansion are also very nice. Would not recommend when the weather...More

1  Thank russlyna
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The home is beautiful. Part of the charm is the furnishings that decorate the interior. Old dolls, artifacts, furniture make this more museum a than a restored home visit. We went on the self-guided tour which worked out nice. You still get the benefit of...More

1  Thank HiggySt_Louis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My wife and I attended an art showing at the Peel Mansion. There's a lot of history stored up in this place. Very interesting.

1  Thank mtngoat2013
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice place to tour and bring you back into the "Good Ole Days". Beautiful furniture, fixtures and time period antiques. Walk around the gardens as well and see all the landscaping.

1  Thank Kimberly B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 25 August 2017

There is a guided tour of the home, some gardens and a small gift shop. Tours were being given only on the hour when we were there in Aug. 2017. The house wasn't anything special. The gardens were nice but not extensive. The house is...More

Thank David S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 hotels in Bentonville
Heartland Motel Bentonville
1 review
.98 km away
South Walton Suites Hotel
21 reviews
1.28 km away
21c Museum Hotel Bentonville
733 reviews
1.41 km away
Home Towne Suites - Bentonville
84 reviews
3.60 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Yeyo's Mexican Grill
91 reviews
1.19 km away
Flying Fish Seafood
524 reviews
1.22 km away
The Pedaler's Pub
148 reviews
1.09 km away
Preacher's Son
96 reviews
1.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of Native American History
868 reviews
.84 km away
Bentonville Town Square
130 reviews
1.28 km away
The Walmart Museum
1,499 reviews
1.27 km away
21c Museum
133 reviews
1.40 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Nancy M
28 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sherry W | Reviewed this property |
We went at 1 - so I am not sure
-1
Votes
marybX7475WZ
22 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from 4Katy | Reviewed this property |
It is closed Sunday and Monday. Hours the rest of the week are 10:00-3:00.
0
Votes
JohnandKariF
15 June 2015|
Answer
Response from ColonelPeel | Property representative |
Hi @JohnandKariF - thank you for inquiring about Drink the Garden...of course it's a GREAT event! It will very much be worth "battling the heat." We're also increasing this year to seven mixologists (from four last year). We... More
0
Votes
;