Location

218 Rockford Street
Mount Airy, North Carolina 27030

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Admission

$3 per person
$5 with Audio Guide

 

Contact Us

Phone: 336.786.1604
Email: arts@surryarts.org


EVENTS

 

Meet Thelma Lou

Betty Lynn, the actress who portrayed Barney Fife's one true love Thelma Lou, will visit the Andy Griffith Museum on the third Friday of the month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. She will have autographed 8x10 photos available ($10) and would love to visit with you! Her scheduled visits are on the third Friday of each month:

April 18, 2014 July 18, 2014
May 16, 2014 August 15, 2014
June 20, 2014 September 19, 2014


 


 

Professor Brower's Lecture Series

Neal Brower continues his lecture series in 2014 at the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre. The lecture is free with paid admission. Professor Brower will share his knowledge and insight of an episode with background stories from the writers, directors and cast members.

Neal Brower is the author of Mayberry 101 and taught "The Andy Griffith Show: An Indepth Study" at Community Colleges throughout North Carolina for many years. The Andy Griffith Museum is pleased to host his lectures again in 2014.

The lectures are held on the following Saturdays at 2:00 pm (except where noted) in the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre:

April 18, 2014
(Friday at 3:00 pm)
The Education of Ernest T. Bass
May 10, 2014 Rafe Hollister Sings
June 14, 2014 Barney and Thelma Lou, Phfft!
July 12, 2014 Back to Nature
August 9, 2014 The Songfesters
 

Thursdays at the Museum

Guided tours with Terri Forrest, daughter of Emmett Forrest, Andy Griffith's lifelong friend and museum collector. Come meet Terri Forrest and stories about her father growing up with Andy Griffith in Mount Airy as she walks you through her father's collection devoted to the life and career of Andy Griffith.

 


PAST EVENTS

  • Neal Brower Lecture Series, April-August, 2013
  • Donna Douglas "Elly May Clampett" visit, August 1, 2013
  • Our State magazine tour of the musuem, June 22, 2013
  • Neal Brower Lecture Series, April-June 2010
  • George Lindsey Suit Unveiling, August 27, 2010
  • George Lindsey's Goober Beanie donation, September 23, 2010 during Mayberry Days ( Press Release )
  • Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show, October 3, 2010
  • CNN Visits the Andy Griffith Museum, May 10, 2011
  • Andy Griffith Museum becomes WiFi Hotspot, August 2011
  • Congressional Representatives Howard Coble and Virginia Foxx visit, April 3, 2012
  • Andy Griffith Museum hosts a Tribute to George Lindsey in his memory, May 12, 2012
  • Nancy Stafford, costar on Matlock visit, July 11, 2012 
  • Neal Brower Lecture Series, November 2011-August 2012

 

Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00
p.m.

Saturday
11
:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sundays
1:30 p.m. - 4:30
p.m.

 

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