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Address: 218 Rockford Street, Mount Airy, NC
Phone Number:
+1 336-786-7998
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Remembering an old show

The size was small, but it was packed with old photos and tapes from the show as well as Andy in his younger years as a commedian

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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Newark, Delaware
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Museum is one mid sized room with some photos, a few clothing displays, and a prop or 2. I've been to lots of museums. This one is on the lame and boring side. I usually read everything ... but did not here. I only stayed about 10 minutes, 5 minutes longer than I needed but I had to wait on... More 

Thank Robin T
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was disappointed in this. Everything in there except a couple outfits is material that you can read on the internet. I would not go back to this.

Thank cthom54
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned quite a bit about Andy. There was a lot that we did not know. He was remarkably accomplished. There is a great deal of reading required in the museum. I came away with a greater appreciation of Andy's life.

Thank med5566
Eagan, Minnesota
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75 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting here with friends and looked over the life of Andy Griffith. Was ok overall, but not a very large museum. Learned a fair amount about the characters of the show and how they met. Certainly the town is very proud of their history and past famous residents. About 6 dollars per person to visit.

Thank eilertsson
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The size was small, but it was packed with old photos and tapes from the show as well as Andy in his younger years as a commedian

Thank drlserv
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A smaller museum that takes less than 2 hours to see we everything, but if you a fan of the Andy Griffith TV series this place is fun to visit and the nearby restaurants, shops, and winery make this a great day trip destination from Raleigh-Durham.

Thank James B
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Wholesome place, with lots of feel good about it. You can't go wrong here. Fun for all ages and a real throwback to yesteryear.

Thank Scott K
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87 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This museum was great. It had pictures, videos and props from the entire life of Andy. Memorabilia from his early days until late in his career were on display as well as Barney's and Otis's suits. Included in the admission is a tour of the Siamese Twin Museum next door.

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DeBary, Florida
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The museum is a wonderfully nostalgic trip through Andy Griffith's life and his TV shows and movies. It includes original costumes and some of the furniture from The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock. The building includes posters and memorabilia from several of his movies. All in all, a pleasant way to spend an hour or so. Warning: The museum admission... More 

Thank garyrekstad
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Just happened to detour off highway for a bite to eat and a coffee, when we found this little gem. As someone born in late 50s I used to watch the Andy Griffith Show all the time. Lots of memorabilia to look at and was fun to see shots from the show and his life. Was well worth the time.... More 

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