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Cultural Attractions

Fayetteville/Cumberland County is rich in arts and culture. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people enjoy performances, concerts, exhibitions and programs at some of the finest attractions in the state.

While this is not an exhaustive list, we’ve pulled together a collection of attractions below. Do you have suggestions for others? Please let us know at

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JFK Musuem

JFK Special Warfare Museum


 The US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum, one of the 64 US Army museums in the country, has the mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret significant historical property in support of the proponencies, training and educational mission of the US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, making it the regimental museum for the U.S. Army Special Forces, Civil Affairs and MILITARY INFORMATION SUPPORT OPERATIONS (MISO) (formerly Psychological Operations branches including predecessor organizations from the American colonial period to the present.

Visual Art, Public Art

Work in Progress

Downtown Fayetteville map

"Work in Progress" is a temporary public art exhibition that includes 11 sculptures located throughout Downtown Fayetteville.

Gallery 116th
Visual Art

Gallery 116th


Gallery 116th showcases all art from all mediums.

Organization, Performance

Our P.L.A.C.E.


Best known for The Marquis Slam and monthly poetry events, Our P.L.A.C.E. seeks to fortify the Cultural Arts community by providong opportunities, education, funding and resources to artists.

Sweet Palate
Visual Art, Performance

The Gallery Room - Sweet Palate


On any given day, you can appreciate unique, local artwork that adorns the brick walls, be entertained by performers and poetry readings on Fourth Fridays.