Visiting the Museum
With rotating exhibits, interactive presentations, special events, and expert docents, we offer visitors a multitude of ways to learn about the remarkable life and career of Ava Gardner all year long. For the final celebration of Ava's 100th birthday, join us this October 6-8, 2023 for the Ava Gardner Festival.
We hope you will visit us soon!
325 E. Market St.
Smithfield, NC 27577
We are located in the heart of historic downtown Smithfield. Parking is available on the street as well as in a parking lot behind the museum building, between Third and Fourth Streets.
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sundays: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
CLOSED: Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
|Seniors||65 & up||$10.00|
A special group rate for 10 people or more is offered for $10.00/person.
Heritage Tours $15.00/person (price includes museum admission, subject to availability, please call for details)
As a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, all admissions, donations, and gift shop sales go directly to support the mission of the Ava Gardner Museum.