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, is scheduled to  visit the Andy Griffith Museum on the third Friday of the month from 12:30-3:30 p.m. She will have autographed 8x10 photos available ($10) and would love to visit with you!

Please check the museum Facebook page for updates on her appearances. Currently scheduled dates include:

November 21, 2014

December 19, 2014

January 16, 2015

February 20, 2015

March 20, 2015

April 17, 2015

May 15, 2015

June 19, 2015

July 17, 2015

August 21, 2015
Betty's Birthday Celebration!

   


 

Professor Brower's Lecture Series

Join Neal Brower as he goes deep into the episode and shares back stories and production techniques of episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. Neal Brower has taught classes on The Andy Griffith Show at community colleges across North Carolina and presented his lecture at Mayberry Days. He is the author of Mayberry 101.

Lectures are scheduleded on the following Saturdays at 2:00 pm in the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre located below the Musuem:

  • Saturday, December 13, 2014 - The Christmas Story
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015 - Bailey’s Bad Boy
  • Saturday, July 11, 2015 - Briscoe Declares for Aunt Bee
  • Saturday, August 8, 2015 - Andy and Opie, Housekeepers

The lecture is free with admission to the museum.

 

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, 2014
  • 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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