Ava Gardner Museum - Smithfield, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila
N 35° 30.652 W 078° 20.703
17S E 740781 N 3932940
Quick Description: Did you ever notice that sign on I-95 featuring the Ava Gardner Museum? It would be worth your time to travel a couple of miles off the interstate to view the history of Ava Gardner's 50 year career as a leading Hollywood actress.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2018 4:41:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ358
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 1

Long Description:
Ernest Hemingway, Frank Sinatra, John Huston, Mickey Rooney, Howard Hughes. What do all of these famous and powerful men have in common? Why, Ava Gardner, of course. You can learn all about these relationships as well as Ava's film history in the 5000 square feet Ava Gardner Museum.
Theme:
The life of Ava Gardner


Street Address:
325 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC 27577


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm; Sundays: 2 pm – 5 pm; Closed Dec 24-25, Easter Sunday, and Thanksgiving.


Cost: 10.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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