131 Bud Hawkins Rd.
Dunn, NC 28334
Phone: (910) 891-2511
Fax: (910) 891-2606
Arts & Museums
Home to the Daniel and Peter Mallet families from 1778 to 1857, this Coastal Plain cottage is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and now is home to the Methodist University Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs.
Considered as one of the best attractions of North Carolina, the Ava Gardner Museum walks you through the life of the legendary Hollywood actress. With the exhibit space of 5000 square meters (53820 square feet), this museum showcases various bits from the life of the actress. From her movies to her marriages, the story of Ava Gardner is told to you as witnessed by some of her close friends and family. Exhibiting her movie posters, clothes, jewelery, fine art and portraits donated by Bert Pfeiffer, this museum screens a short biography of the actress featuring information about her life, both personal and professional. A self guided tour of this museum helps you understand the life of one of the glamorous women of Hollywood.
Built in 1910 as a U.S. Post Office, this building now houses the Arts Council of Fayetteville and their arts center that offers a wide array of unique, rotating art exhibits.
The Airborne and Special Operations Museum takes its guests on a trip through time, celebrating military history throughout the years. One of the most popular exhibits is the simulator, which lets guests in on the action of what the army is trained to do.
A very unique complex that combines three resources in one setting: the 1897 Poe House, a modern museum building, and the remains of the Fayetteville Arsenal. Numerous exhibits from 1897 to 1917 are displayed in the museum and visitors receive guided tours of the Poe House upon arrival. Self guided tours are available of the museum and the arsenal.
The first structure built into an art museum in North Carolina, this museum offers a variety of unique and changing art exhibits, as well as concerts, educational programs, and workshops. A gift shop is also on site.