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The Andy Griffith Museum

218 Rockford St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-4662
+1 336-786-7998
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"Great Memories"

Andy Griffith was my all time favorite growing up. I loved to watch the Andy Griffith Show. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
E3679WAlindav
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Byron Center, Michigan
Step back in time.

Always loved Mayberry show. You can feel the hometown just walking down the street. The show... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wade S
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Andy Griffith's hometown of Mount Airy, North Carolina is home to the new Andy Griffith Museum. Come see the largest collection of Andy Griffith memorabilia collected by his friend Emmett Forrest. The collection features hundreds of items from the life and career of Andy Griffith in movies, television, and music as well as a variety of memorabilia. There are even actual props from The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock given by Andy Griffith himself. The collection also includes items donated by cast members and actors from The Andy Griffith Show, as well as a special exhibit on the career of actress and current Mount Airy resident Betty Lynn who played Thelma Lou. Admission to the Andy Griffith Museum also includes an exhibit on the Siamese Twins; a photography exhibit "Mount Airy to Mayberry," and the Old-Time Music Heritage Hall at the Historic Earle Theatre, all within walking distance of the museum. The Andy Griffith Museum is open 7 days a week. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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218 Rockford St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-4662
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Andy Griffith was my all time favorite growing up. I loved to watch the Andy Griffith Show. I will still watch it if I can. The museum is a great tribute to Andy and the other members of the cast. I loved learning that he...More

Thank E3679WAlindav
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always loved Mayberry show. You can feel the hometown just walking down the street. The show was really based on the town. Andy was a wonderful actor and person. There is a lot of his posters, records, and information about his life.

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not a big place but well done. I think the price is just right for what you get. Don't come to Mount Airy without visiting!

Thank PatriotGal
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the museum to meet Thelma Lou for a meet and greet. Thelma Lou happened to be sick. The museum is much smaller than I anticipated. However it is very informative and has a lot of nice memorabilia . The staff was nice...More

Thank mfoster2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are within an hour or two of Mount Airy and even a casual fan of Andy Griffith, this museum is definitely worth the visit. The museum is relatively small but packed with artifacts from Andy's career. The museum was created by Andy's longtime...More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of stuff from the tv show and andy's life reasonably priced to get in it was worth it close to the down town area you can walk to it from downtown clean restrooms neat statue out front not to far from andy's boyhood home...More

Thank steve k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum, nice personnel. Self guided, has much memorabilia of not just the TV show but also his movies and recordings, plays both local and national. Pretty complete history of his growing up, his associations pre, during and post Mayberry. Do not neglect the downstairs...More

Thank pga007
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is indeed a very nice place with a lot of the history of the area and that of Andy Griffith's life and his career. The people who work at the museum are very nice and helpful and they have a nice gift shop and...More

Thank mac501st
Reviewed 1 week ago

Now, I'm a die-hard to the bone life-long Andy Griffith fan from "What it was, was football" and "No Time for Sergeants" through "The Andy Griffith Show" to Matlock to... well, you get the idea. So I was in "heaven" at this place. Welcoming staff...More

Thank Captbigguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to yesteryear awaits; memoriabilia from the Andy Griffith Show and Andy's life in Mount Airy. Interesting exhibit and is certainly worth the price of admission for 'old' television fans. Allow about an hour to 1 1/2 hours to do it all.

Thank Andy5573
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Frances F
24 June 2017|
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Response from Abigail L | Property representative |
Only certified medical assistance animals are allowed in the museum.
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Janette L
30 May 2017|
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Response from Ron H | Reviewed this property |
They did not know at the time of our visit when they would be done. I suggest you call the museum before your visit.
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