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The Andy Griffith Museum

218 Rockford St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-4662
+1 336-786-7998
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Andy Griffith Museum

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the museum (our second). We also visted the museum... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
R4833EBdavidm
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New Brighton,Pa, United States
Brings back childhood memories

We just happened upon Mount Airy, NC during a drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway. We started our... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
brewer888
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Morrison, Tennessee
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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 11 July 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the museum (our second). We also visted the museum last year with our grandchildren. The museum has several artifacts from Andy's career and his homelife. The woman at the reception desk was very nice and very...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We just happened upon Mount Airy, NC during a drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway. We started our visit in this quaint little town with the museum. There was a lot of construction that you have to look over. After you pay for your tickets...More

Thank brewer888
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

3 floors but only the top was like museum ( had probably 8) exhibits featuring a few props from show and like 4 costumes wore on the show. One little exhibit on Andy's life. Was done in 25 minutes. Then onto what they called more....More

Thank Triptakersouth
Abigail L, Director of Collections & Exhibitions at The Andy Griffith Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

The museum consists of the largest collection of Andy Griffith memorabilia covering his recording, film, and television career. On exhibit, we have five costumes from "The Andy Griffith Show" cast members; which also includes Andy Griffith's direct gift of the sheriff shirt he wore on...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Museum small but packed with fascinating TV show memorabilia. Must see for TV fans. Allow about 1 hour. No discounts except children and seniors. Enjoy!

Thank TravelFoodieTex
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Wonderful tribute to Andy and other beloved cast members. Renovations being done but it was worth it. Enjoyed the Siamese Twins exhibit. Was planning to spend a couple of hours and ended up staying the day. Went on Saturday at 10am, got into the radio...More

Thank kayn576
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It was interesting to learn my more about Andy himself and see the original clothing and scripts from the show. $8 each to get in for about 45 minutes of reading. Your wrist band will get you into the theater downtown if it is open....More

Thank Celeste J
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the staff was friendly and lots of neat memorabilia to see had lots of information and facts

Thank michelleingle24
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We enjoyed our visit, Some of Andy clothes, Statue of Andy & Opie on outside. Barney suit he wore on dates with Thelma Lou. Otis suit. Siawese twins pictures they lived in Mount Airy too.

Thank 56Betty56
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A great review of the career of Andy Griffin and the Andy Griffith Show. Lots of original props, photos, memoribilla and such. One large room with many exhibits. $8 adult.

Thank George C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you like Andy Griffith then this is a must see. It is a small museum, but has interesting items. My wife and I enjoy stopping here.

Thank Craig C
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Frances F
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Only certified medical assistance animals are allowed in the museum.
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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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