Mount Airy, North Carolina: Wally's Service Station and Mayberry Courthouse Team Field Report

625 S. Main St., Mount Airy, NC
On the east side of S. Main St., three blocks south of E. Pine St. (or two blocks south of the library) and a block west of Hwy 89.
Summer M-F 9-4:30, Sa 9:30-3:30; fewer days off-season. (Call to verify)
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Mayberry Courthouse.

Wally's Service Station and Mayberry Courthouse
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. Put your feet up on the desk, just like a TV star! Report... [01/29/2013]

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Ride in a police car.

Wally's Service Station - Police Car Tour

In addition to the re-created settings, you can also go for a ride in a police car. A small fleet of 1960s Galaxies take tourists around town with drivers giving some local Mount Airy history mixed with some Mayberry nostalgia. They'll even run the sirens for ya.

The cost for about a 30-40 minute tour was $40 and people were waiting up to two hours if they hadn't made a reservation.

[John Francis, 07/16/2018]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Andy Griffith TV Town of MayberryAndy Griffith TV Town of Mayberry, Mount Airy, NC - < 1 mi.
Andy Griffith Museum, Chang and EngAndy Griffith Museum, Chang and Eng, Mount Airy, NC - < 1 mi.
Statues of Andy and OpieStatues of Andy and Opie, Mount Airy, NC - < 1 mi.
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Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum, Pulaski, VA - 39 mi.

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