218 Rockford Street
Mount Airy, North Carolina 27030
$6 per person
$2 Audio Guide
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:
December 16, 2016
January 20, 2017
February 17, 2017
March 17, 2017
April 21, 2017
May 19, 2017
June 16, 2017
July 21, 2017
August 18, 2017
September 15, 2017
October 20, 2017
November 17, 2017
December 15, 2017
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 has presented a lecture at Mayberry Days for over 25 years. He is the author of Mayberry 101.
Lectures are free with paid admission to the museum. They are scheduleded on the following Saturdays at 2:00 pm in the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre located below the Museum:
- Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee
- Saturday, July 8, 2017 - Convicts At Large
- Saturday, August 12, 2017 - Prisoner of Love
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.
Neal Brower Lecture Series, April-August, 2013-2015
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
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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