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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  • The museum is rather small but seeing all the AG show memorabilia was great. I enjoyed it overall and learned much about the life of AG.  more »
  • Nice little museum 6 dollars to get in but no flash photography allowed. Only takes 15 to 20 minutes to see it.  more »
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  • Absolutely love this place. A must see! Got to meet Betty Lynn (Thelma Lou). She is an amazing lady. So sweet and down to earth. If you have the chance to visit..GO! You won't be disappointed.
  • If you are a fan of the show you will love this place. They have a lot of items related to the show and a lot of pictures of Andy and other cast members. We really enjoyed going. The people are really nice and ever so often one of the cast members is at the Museum. Also in another building down the steps is more information and a room dedicated to the Siamese Twins Eng and Chang and more photos of cast members of the show. A great place to visit and we will be going back. We saw people taking a rise in an old Police Car.

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