Mount Airy, North Carolina: Andy Griffith Museum

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Address:
218 Rockford St., Mount Airy, NC
Directions:
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.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
336-786-7998
Admission:
Adults $8.
RA Rates:
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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. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/08/2020]
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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...
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Thelma Lou kiss photo op.

Andy Griffith Museum - Feel the Love

Be sure to get a smooch from Thelma Lou!

[Grove, 10/18/2011]

Chang and Eng and others.

Andy Griffith Museum

It was only $3 dollars to get into the Andy Griffith Museum and also see the display for the original Siamese twins, Chang and Eng. I was disappointed for several reasons. The main one is that you are not allowed to take pictures inside the museum, just in the lobby. Who wants to see Sheriff Taylor's desk, and not be able to take a picture of it? The majority of the museum was just copies of pictures or letters that were signed, which was cool, but honestly, how much of that kind of stuff can you see? There weren't a lot of actual props on display. It was definitely a museum of Andy Griffith, not so much The Andy Griffith Show.

There was practically nothing on Opie or Aunt Bea.

The Siamese exhibit was lackluster as well. It was interesting, but it seemed like there should have been more...

[Danielle, 10/06/2011]

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