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Mount Airy Museum of Regional History

301 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3811
+1 336-786-4478
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Interesting exhibits

This museum works very hard at bringing exciting exhibits to our town. The space is kept... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mount Airy, North Carolina
via mobile
Really nice museum

I was pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness and organization of this museum. There are several... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet W
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301 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3811
+1 336-786-4478
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum works very hard at bringing exciting exhibits to our town. The space is kept beautifully and changed exhibits ever so often. "Mayberry" history is only a small part of the great discoveries you'll find here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness and organization of this museum. There are several collections covering the history of the area, living as an indigenous person, as a settler, as a farmer growing tobacco, railroad history and a variety of child friendly exhibits, too....More

1  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped by on a whim. It was very interesting and very informative. Had a wonderful time touring each floor and learning alot about the area.

1  Thank dancer62va
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place has 3 floors of exhibits. There's something for everyone adults and children alike. Admission is 6 dollars for adults.

1  Thank Merina S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Good memories and great explanation of the history of Mt Airy. Quiet and serene. A pleasant memory. Staff was helpful and nice.

1  Thank Irishtiger525
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was a very interesting museum for those that love history of certain areas. They had everything from old tools, stills, a huge model train station of Mt. Airy, to the history of some people who made it "big" like Andy Griffith, Donna Fargo and...More

1  Thank Kimber C
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is a wonderful stop to Mount Airy. They have rotating special features as well as fixed features detailing the history of surrounding area. The best parts are an interactive kids room and the history of local music exhibit.

1  Thank Jazzybari
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Multiple displays covering first settlers, railroad and hotels. Local Native American history, replica of a general store.

1  Thank stanleys67
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very impressed with the way they captured the early settlers and how they progressed over the years. Loved the fact that you can take your time and not feel rushed.

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

As a local I had never visited the museum. I took my 12 year old and 9 year old to spend an afternoon. I was so impressed with the amount of history of our local area. The museum is well laid out and self-paced. My...More

1  Thank lesliel954
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2 September 2016|
Response from Kathy R | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The Mount Airy Regional History Museum costs Adults $6 Seniors (65+) $5 and Students $4 The Andy Griffith Museum costs $6 and you can pay $2 more to rent an audio tour I don't know the cost of the Mule Rides but... More
2 September 2016|
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Response from Marcia S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I don't remember. I would think it would be on their website. It was lovely, informative, and very interesting.