Open house reservations available for the Bentonville Arkansas Temple

The public open house is Saturday, June 17, through Saturday, July 1

Reservations are now available online to tour the Bentonville Arkansas Temple during the public open house via

The public open house runs from Saturday, June 17, through Saturday, July 1, excluding Sundays. Tours start at 9 a.m. Central Time, and the last tours start at 7:20 p.m. Central Time.

All ages are invited. The free tours include a short video and then a walking tour and lasts about an hour. It is wheelchair accessible, and comfortable shoes and modest dress are also recommended, according to the open house information.

The temple at 1105 McCollum Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas, sits on an 8.8-acre site and is about 25,000 square feet. It’s about 15 miles south of the Missouri border in Arkansas’ northwestern corner.

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside over the temple’s dedication on Sunday, Sept. 17, offering the dedicatory prayer in the two sessions at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. He presided remotely over the temple’s Nov. 7, 2020, groundbreaking ceremony, which was a small, by-invitation-only gathering because of COVID-19 pandemic precautions and restrictions.

President Russell M. Nelson announced a temple for Bentonville in October 2019 general conference. It will be the Church’s first temple in the state, which is home to more than 34,000 Latter-day Saints in more than 70 congregations.

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