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Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy
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Stop by and say howdy to one of American television's icons at 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. Make Andy Griffith Museum a part of your Mount Airy vacation plans using our Mount Airy trip builder.
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  • Small and not too much to it. If you are a Mayberry fan check it out. Nothing that would "wow" you if not a series fan. 
  • So much to see and learn at the Andy Griffith museum. If you are a fan , this is a must see! Enjoyed seeing all the costumes from the Andy Griffith show and from his movies. 
  • Absolutely amazing! An honor to see such a collection of memorabilia and props from television and movies. 
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  • Great museum. I didn't look up from the walls until I was halfway around and noticed that it wasn't even that big of a facility. The stuff is packed in so it still took a while to see everything. Lots of cool facts about the show and the man. Glad someone had the forethought to gather so many pieces. Took me a while to get through it all. Any Andy Griffith fan will be sure to enjoy it.
  • Everyone that loves the Andy Griffith show this is a must. Can't wait to go back
  • I love the andy griffitth show remind me of home im from southcarolina
  • I love this!!! Had a great time and also learned some things I didn't know!!! Also very nice and kind people who work there!!!
  • Check out this place and the rest of them while you are in town. Loved Snappy Lunch too!