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Five-Minute Attraction

I'm not sure why the Old City Jail and the Replica Courthouse are listed as two separate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A must See

You must see the jail, go in the cell, pretend you are the sheriff, Reminisce about the Andy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure why the Old City Jail and the Replica Courthouse are listed as two separate attractions on TripAdvisor. They're across the room from each other, literally six feet apart. Step inside the jail cell where Mayberry town drunk Otis spent a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must see the jail, go in the cell, pretend you are the sheriff, Reminisce about the Andy Griffith Show..

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ftball72
Reviewed May 17, 2019

This was an especially fun visit. The cells are open and the old-fashioned key hangs on a hook outside the door, just like in the TV show! Took pictures of my husband in the jail! Lots of fun! Don't miss this one!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Brenda B
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Having grown up loving Andy Griffith and all the characters, my friends and I were delighted to find this perfect recreation of the Mayberry Jail. The details here are classic tv - Otis' cell, the key, Andy's desk (down to the phone and typewriter!) This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank olivefinder
Reviewed April 2, 2019

If you liked the TV show about Mayberry and Andy Taylor this is a must see stop. It's not a lot to look at but, sets the mood for your visit. Get pictures of you in jail and behind the desk, just for fun!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jowana L
Reviewed February 12, 2019

very well made like the one on the show. you could stay as long as you liked, and it was free!!! IT WAS REALLY COOL TO SEE THIS, WOULD GO AGAIN AND RECOMMEND!!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed January 8, 2019

You have to see this if your in town You feel like your in Mayberry Court House! Sit at Andys desk, great photo opp!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Berlin523
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this attraction while visiting Mayberry. I recommend taking advantage of this opportunity to see how much a jail has advanced since Mayberry day to today’s times.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joshl4040
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Everything is exactly as it was in the show even down to the jail cell keys hung up within reach between the two jail cells. Perfect photo opportunities....... This is a must visit!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

this little gem is hidden away in a hair salon when there not busy they do tours of the jail for $3.00 the day we were there only one person was working the salon so in between customer she let us go in quick so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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