Mount Airy, North Carolina: Andy Griffith Museum Team Field Report

218 Rockford St., Mount Airy, NC
I-77 exit 100 to Hwy 89/Pine St. east into town. At Moody's Funeral Home, turn right at the traffic light onto Graves St. At the top of the hill, turn right onto Rockford St. The museum is part of the Surry Arts Council complex. Look for the brick buildings on the right.
M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $8; 12 and under $6
RA Rates:
Major Fun
Save to My Sights

Andy Griffith Museum.

Andy Griffith Museum

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. Report... [03/08/2020]
Mount Airy, North Carolina - TV Treasure: Goobers Bronzed Beanie
Andy Griffith Museum: If you made a list of iconic props from classic 1960s TV sitcoms -- the genie bottle from I Dream of Jeannie, the shoe phone from Get Smart -- then somewhere on it would be the Jughead-style beanie worn by Goober on The Andy Griffith Show. [09/27/2010] Complete Story...
Mount Airy, North Carolina - New Mayberry Addresses For Andy, Chang, And Eng
Andy Griffith Museum: Andy Griffith and his Siamese Twin townmates finally have a permanent roof over their heads. [01/28/2010] Complete Story...

Visitor Tips and News About Andy Griffith Museum

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Mayberry PD motorcycle sidecar.

Andy Griffith Museum

Came by here very early in the morning so the Andy Griffith Museum was not open. We did enjoy the side car and cute saying etched in the block out front. The also have stars for each of the characters in the show.

[EC, 05/25/2022]

Thelma Lou kiss photo op.

Andy Griffith Museum - Feel the Love

Be sure to get a smooch from Thelma Lou!

[Grove, 10/18/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Chang and Eng, Famous Siamese TwinsChang and Eng, Famous Siamese Twins, Mount Airy, NC - < 1 mi.
Andy and Opie StatuesAndy and Opie Statues, Mount Airy, NC - < 1 mi.
Andy Griffith TV Town of MayberryAndy Griffith TV Town of Mayberry, Mount Airy, NC - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Shot Tower, Austinville, VA - 29 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Save Cool Vacation Destinations! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

North Carolina Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Airstream Museum, Jackson Center, Ohio (Jun 20-26, 2022)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Favorite Quirky City Sights