Ava Gardner Museum, Smithfield

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  • While driving down I-95 in North Carolina, we saw a sign saying AVA GARDNER MUSEUM. Curiosity got the best of us so we decided to investigate. This small but intriguing museum is located in Smithville...  more »
  • The museum covers all aspects of Ava's life. The introductory video is a "must see." The docent is well versed in her knowledge of Ava Gardner and her birthplace. The photos, paintings, and memorabili...  more »
  • For people of our generation, the pre-boomer types, a visit to Ava's museum is a treat. It brought back memories of the many movies she starred in with all the leading male actors of her generation. W...  more »
  • It has a wonderfully curated collection. Plan on spending one hour, or more if you're an Ava Gardner fan. Video, personal items, posters, awards and paintings. .. Definitely worth a visit!
  • A wonderful glimpse into the life & career of a legendary star
  • Very well done museum. The documentary with it was very well done. Good for 1 to 2 hours if you look at everything.
  • Wife loved it. Staff was very courteous.

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