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The Andy Griffith Museum

218 Rockford St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-4662
+1 336-786-7998
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I’m a huge fan of the Andy Griffith Show but this “museum” was a big disappointment. Bottom Line... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
beckr1
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Spring, Texas
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Nice stop along the way...

My daughter and I stopped by Mt Airy on our way to the beach this year. Since I grew up watching... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mmflatt
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Knoxville, 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 5 days ago via mobile

I’m a huge fan of the Andy Griffith Show but this “museum” was a big disappointment. Bottom Line: $8 each to see some pictures!!More

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Abigail L, Director of Collections & Exhibitions at The Andy Griffith Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I am so sorry you feel this way. Did you see Andy's original sheriff shirt, Barney's salt-and-pepper suits, Goober's pinstripe suit and work clothes, as well as various other items given directly from cast members from "The Andy Griffith Show"? The museum discusses the life...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stopped by Mt Airy on our way to the beach this year. Since I grew up watching Andy Griffith, I had to stop by to see the museum. It's a nice tribute to Andy Griffith. The statue of Andy and Opie...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit this museum while passing through the area and we're glad we did! It showcased some very interesting history of Andy Griffith himself and other shows and movies he starred in besides The Andy Griffith Show. There were also interesting displays about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nostalgic quick trip down memory lane. Nothing fancy just a small Andy Griffith museum of memories of when the times seemed much more family friendly. Probably more interesting to us baby boomers than any other generation. Many main street antique and old time themed...More

1  Thank Okey-n-Kyong
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The items and video clips are wonderful. Do not miss any of it including the Siamese twin part of the museum..Fascinating. My second time in a few years. wonderful memorabilia.]

1  Thank charellen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Touring this museum was great! Had NO IDEA that Andy amassed so many gold records! A trip back in time

1  Thank 365marlener
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you were a big fan of the Andy Griffith show or the man himself, this place has tons of information about him and his growing up. There’s also lots of facts about the show and replicas of certain sets. For anyone who is not...More

1  Thank ej9718
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Andy Griffith Museum is small but worth a visit. Most of the museum is about Andy Griffith in Mayberry which was modeled after Mount Airy, NC where the museum resides. If you liked the Andy Griffith Show, you will like this museum. There is...More

1  Thank JohnDHealy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buy a ticket for this and also see the Siamese Twins exhibit and the historic Earle movie theater. Parking available on site.

1  Thank Cyndi W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on a limited schedule and was without my wife on this trip, so I opted not to actually go into the museum. But still enjoyed seeing the foyer and, of course, the statue of Andy and Opie outside. Hope to return one day...More

1  Thank John C
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NeilfromDayton
March 6, 2018|
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Response from SpaGirlLMT06 | Reviewed this property |
This was another museum in town, right in downtown on the opposite from the Andy Griffith Museum.
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Frances F
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Response from Abigail L | Property representative |
Only certified medical assistance animals are allowed in the museum.
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