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Mount Airy Museum of Regional History

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A top notch small town museum!

This museum is an example other small town museums should strive to emulate. An incredible value. 4... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A Most Educational Visit

We decided on a whim to visit the museum after passing by dozens of times. Well rewarded. An... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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301 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3811
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is an example other small town museums should strive to emulate. An incredible value. 4 floors of quality goods to explore. Great history of the area and an exploration of early life in rural America. Neat, clean and orderly. The young man at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided on a whim to visit the museum after passing by dozens of times. Well rewarded. An interesting history of the region of Surry/Yadkin Counties in NC, and even into Patrick and Carroll Counties in VA. Excellent exhibits and narratives. Quite large, on four...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Had a good time but had to run thru it. (had limited time) I would go back, not expensive, very clean, and good exibits

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

The city has great local shops, bakeries, attractions, and restaurants. The Saturday morning Merry Go Round show at the Earle Theater should not be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Upper north Main Street on the corner - tremendous of history and information of the Mayberry area - well worth the visit - very enjoyable - well presented ! Must see !

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Loved the musical history exhibits, as well as other period exhibits on Victorian era, tribal history and more. They also had a fun hands on area for kids.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

well worth to see, it took about a hr to go through or more, a lot of great history, you can walk to this as well as the other attractions, do not miss this! went in aptil 2017

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This place was very informative and everyone was very knowledgeable. You learn a lot about Mt. Airy "Mayberry."

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrea W
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We just finished a visit to this museum and it gave a great overview of the city and surrounding area. I thought the admission fee of $6.00 was a bit high for what was available to see in the museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

4 floors of info and artifacts from different eras. Didn't get to do the fire trucks in the basement, but other 3 floors were well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 1, 2016|
Response from Kate 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
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Response from MarciaS945 | 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.