The Ava Gardner Museum, one of North Carolina’s most remarkable attractions, honors the life, loves, and legacy of one of Hollywood’s most glamorous leading ladies.
Come to downtown Smithfield and discover the real Ava Gardner as you take the self-guided tour through more than 5,000 square-feet of exhibit space. You’ll see extraordinary costumes, movie posters and awards that represent Ava’s 50-year career as a leading Hollywood actress.
The Ava Gardner Festival, October 3-5
Support the Ava's Closet Fashion Exhibit
The Ava Gardner Museum is currently running a fundraising campaign with Go Fund Me, to raise money for the Ava Gardner Festival Exhibit Opening, October 3-5, 2014. To support the museum and help us build the new exhibit casework, click below: