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The Mount Airy Visitors Center

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Address: 200 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
Phone Number: +1 800-948-0949
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The Mount Airy Visitors Center is now located in The Greater Mount Airy...

The Mount Airy Visitors Center is now located in The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce Building at 200 N. Main Street, Mount Airy NC 27030. Please stop by the Mount Airy Visitors Center as we are open 7 Days a week Monday-Friday 8:30am-6pm (May-November) and until 5pm (December-April), Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12noon-4pm. We can assist with planning your trip while visiting Mount Airy "Mayberry" North Carolina. The Andy Griffith Museum is also open 7 Days week and just few blocks from the Visitors Center.

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The statue of Andy & Opie is NOT at the visitors' center but at the Andy Griffith museum. We did stop in the center and they were very friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Tyrone, Georgia
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Tyrone, Georgia
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136 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The statue of Andy & Opie is NOT at the visitors' center but at the Andy Griffith museum. We did stop in the center and they were very friendly and helpful.

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Thank PatriotGal
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I only spent a few minutes at the visitor center but they pointed me in all the right directions of what to see and do in Mt. Airy.

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Thank Roderick A
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopping in is a must. The lady I met gave valuable information. Very helpful for a stop in for information.

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Thank smasmom
Salem, Ohio
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place you want to visit first when you arrive in Mount Airy. There are loads of pamphlets and magazines with information and places to see in the town and area. The folks working/volunteering there are very helpful with giving you a map of where to go and places to see.

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Thank KsBug79
MayberryTourism, Director of Tourism & Marketing at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a wonderful review and the staff is so glad that we were very helpful in planning your visit and while you were in town! We hope you come back and visit us again real soon! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yvonne was very helpful for mapping out the area. She penciled our map on where to visit, what to do first. She had walking areas and driving areas mapped out as well.

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Thank celesteh308
Lehi, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helpful maps and information delivered with down-home friendliness. Stop here first to get the low-down of what to see, from Andy Griffith sites to a free antebellum home tour, Mount Airy has much to offer. Street parking nearby is easy. Next door you can stop in at Barney's Cafe for a tasty meal or dessert.

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Thank Bob836
New Gloucester, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Parked right in front of the visitors center, warmly greeted when we entered. Bypassed all the pamphlets and went right to the desk. A Gentleman helped us plan our day, made some suggestions on where to go, what to see, and what to eat.

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Thank Sabbathday
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The 2 museums at the visitors center are very interesting and fun. Well worth a couple of hours browsing. The museum of Eng and Chang Bunker was very interesting and made even more interesting as we camped at the campground owned by Eng's decendants,

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Thank Robert C
Lebanon, Virginia
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We made this our first stop in town. Glad we did. The staff was very informative and helpful too us in planning our day. She even told us, when we asked, where SHE eats lunch. She provided the best brochures for our interests. Worth making this your first stop.

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Thank ClinchMtnMan
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you are a lover of all things Mayberry then this is a must stop while in Mt. Airy. People who have watched the show for decades can get really sentimental viewing some of this collection.

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Thank Melinda C

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