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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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  • 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. 
  • 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. In...  more »
  • 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. Th...  more »
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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!