U.S. Marshals Museum

Architectural design for iconic new history museum overlooking the Arkansas River

Cambridge Seven Associates, in association with Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects, completed conceptual design for the new U.S. Marshals Museum. The Museum highlights the 320-year history of the United States Marshals Service. The building, located on an overlook across the Arkansas River, is designed as an abstract of the star on the Marshals’ badge, with each point of the star housing different museum functions. One arm reaches up and out over the river to the frontier, creating an iconic element that can be seen from a distance. The sustainable green building will have simple roof shapes oriented to the path of the sun, with two wings supporting vegetative roofs and the others built of simple bronze colored metal, again reminiscent of a traditional badge.

U.S. Marshals Museum moving forward with plans

The U.S. Marshals Museum met with architects Cambridge Seven Associates and Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects to kick off the schematic design phase of the museum. When this and the design development phase are complete, the firms will provide an updated …