The Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy

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Stop by and say howdy to one of American television's icons at The Andy Griffith Museum. Although the famous actor was known for his work on TV, he was also a producer and a singer. Inside the museum, you'll find the largest collection of Andy Griffith memorabilia in the world, including television props and items from Griffith's own collection. The attraction is a labor of love by Griffith's friend Emmett Forrest, who established the museum with his donation of memorabilia. Forrest was a lifelong friend of Griffith's, and he spent 25 years planning for the attraction's 2009 opening. Take a look at our Mount Airy online route builder to schedule your visit to The Andy Griffith Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I have always wanted to visit this museum, and after 48 years I finally made it here! Loved every second, and though I saw everything there was to see, I'll be back again for sure. Staff were very fri...  more »
  • We traveled out of our way to spend the day in "Mayberry" and were not disappointed. This museum was our first stop. We didn't get to see the theater, but still- the museum was great!! We loved the in...  more »
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  • Highly recommend taking a making a day of it. Most of the exhibits were within walking distance of each other. Only two were where you had to drive to see them, like Andy's homestead. Great museum with so many memories. I would go back again in a heartbeat. It is small but packed with memories. Please take the time to stay near Pilot Mountain and visit the town of Mayberry.
  • For a fan of Andy Griffith, this is a MUST-stop! Even if you are not a fan or do not know who Andy is, you should still consider pulling off the interstate and visit MT. Airy, specifically the museum! Great exhibits. Nice t-shirts available for purchase and quite a few DVDs and books.
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