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Mount Airy, North Carolina Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Mount Airy and the surrounding area. Small town charm combines with a two-for celebrity bonanza of attractions about Andy Griffith and America's most famous Siamese Twins.

Andy Griffith Museum

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  • Andy Griffith Museum

    Andy Griffith Museum

    Mount Airy, North Carolina

    See Andy's sheriff shirt and badge, Goober's beanie (bronzed) -- and a lot of Andy Griffith relics that have nothing to do with Mayberry. He was a Hollywood actor, not a small town sheriff.

  • Wally's Service Station and Mayberry Courthouse

    Wally's Service Station and Mayberry Courthouse

    Mount Airy, North Carolina

    Wally's, a 1937 gas station, is now a gift shop and photo op. Next door, the Mayberry Courthouse is a recreation of Sheriff Andy's official digs.

  • Chang and Eng: Famous Siamese Twins

    Chang and Eng: Famous Siamese Twins

    Mount Airy, North Carolina

    Chang and Eng, the original Siamese Twins, later settled in Mount Airy, where they farmed tobacco, enslaved people, and fathered 22 children.

  • Hillside of Concrete Statues

    Hillside of Concrete Statues

    Slate Mountain, North Carolina

    Along a rural road, an unexpected army of concrete warriors, animals, and saviors crowd a hillside below a concrete statue factory.

  • Seashell Gas Station

    Seashell Gas Station

    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    A bright yellow seashell that once serviced North Carolina's gas guzzlers.

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