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The Andy Griffith Museum

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A must for Andy fans

Though this is a short, small Museum, if you are an Andy fan you have to include a stop here. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
d p
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Knoxville, Tennessee
A Must in "Mayberry"

If you are in Mt. Airy you can't pass this up. There is a very reasonable $8 admission charge. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TSP2014
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Colleyville, Texas
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in Mt. Airy you can't pass this up. There is a very reasonable $8 admission charge. The museum is small, but takes you through Andy's life and helps you learn how he got into show business. There's also lots of items from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum contains lots of memorabilia from Andy Griffith’s life and career. It isn’t really large but it is worth the time if you are in “Mayberry”.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoyed the museum, lots of information, especially the section on the Siamese twins. Glad we went, although the 8$ admission is a little high,

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The admission fees for this place are $8 for adults and $6 for kids. There are audio guides available, but we just went without them. The museum starts with television history with Andy. There you will be able to see actual items that were used...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the museum, what a great part of history. We were able to meet Betty Lynn aka Thelma Lou and have her sign pics. We loved spending time with her and hearing stories about the show and all her travels.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh the memories from childhood were linked with Andy, Opie and the rest of the show. The museum was great and I learned amazing facts about Andy. Fabulous memorabilia.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tonie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once a month on the third Friday, Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on the Andy Griffith show will meet with fans and sign photos. Admission must be paid to the museum for $8 and then you buy one of the photos available for $10....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stop on our tour of Mt Airy/Mayberry. Definitely a good choice, because we were able to get brochures for other places, and the staff person was very helpful giving us directions to the places we wanted to visit next in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though this is a short, small Museum, if you are an Andy fan you have to include a stop here. It was fun. Take time to see the exhibit of Chang and Eng, the Siamese Twins, it's interesting too.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank d p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found out a lot about Andy I never knew. It is an experience not to miss! The people there are very proud, and they should be.

Date of experience: May 2019
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May 2, 2019|
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Response from ontheroadagain928 | Reviewed this property |
Since I am not from this area, I do not know about bus transportation from New York to Mount Airy which is the town which inspired Maryberry for the Andy Griffith show. Very cool place to visit. Take the guided tour in... More
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Can’t take pet inside.
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September 28, 2018|
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Response from 122Hanovergirl | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $8.00 per person to enter.
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