Ava Gardner Museum

325 E. Market St.
Smithfield, NC 27577- Map It
(919) 934-5830

AAA Editor Notes

Ava Gardner Museum is off I-95 exit 95, then 1 mi. w. on US 70 Business Route to 325 E. Market St. It contains childhood memorabilia, film clips and costumes, posters, photographs, portraits, film scripts, magazine covers and other items related to screen star Gardner, who was born and raised just 7 miles east of town. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8; $7 (ages 13-18, 65+ and military with ID); $6 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 2-5. Phone to confirm Sunday hours in winter. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.