Gann Museum of Saline County

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The Gann Museum of Saline County contains exhibits of Saline County history. The museum is famous for being constructed from locally "sawed" bauxite boulders.

The museum was originally the doctor's office of Dewell Gann Sr. Gann's indigent patients constructed the office in 1883. (Gann's Victorian-style home is next door.) Dewell Gann Jr. donated the office to the city of Benton on April 19, 1946, for use as a library (Gann Memorial Library).

The Gann Museum opened in 1980. The museum is notable for its collection of Niloak pottery.

The museum's executive director is Bernard Barber. The museum is located at 218 South Market Street.


  • Patty Delano, Off the Beaten Path Arkansas: A Guide to Unique Places (Globe Pequot, 2006), 210.

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