Central North Carolina Sights

Ava Gardner Museum

  • 325 E. Market St. Map It
  • Smithfield

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Located in the hometown of the legendary movie star, this museum has an extensive collection of memorabilia tracing Gardner's life, from childhood on the farm to her Hollywood glory days. It's about 30 mi southeast of Raleigh in downtown Smithfield.

Sight Information


325 E. Market St., Smithfield, North Carolina, 27577, United States

Map It



Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Mar.–Nov., Mon.–Sat. 9–5, Sun. 2–5

Published 07/23/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Central North Carolina

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.