Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy – North Carolina Thursdays November 26, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Surry County. There were a few places that looked interesting. I went with Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy – http://www.surryarts.org/agmuseum/index.html. However, check about COVID-19 restrictions before scheduling a visit. Here are the restrictions from the website:

The Andy Griffith Museum Gift Shop and the Old-Time Music Heritage Hall Gift Shop and selected areas are open. Plexiglass shields have been installed in both retail spaces. Spaces that are not open to patrons in these venues include the mezzanine and balcony at the Historic Earle Theatre, the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre (mural) and the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Admission to each venue will continue to be kept at 50%. Face masks are mandatory. Face masks for both adults and children are on sale at each location if folks arrive without face covering and wish to enter.

Thought this was an appropriate choice for Thanksgiving Day. I previously covered this museum in this post – Andy Griffith Museum – Mount Airy, North Carolina, but not as a North Carolina Thursdays post. I also included some links that weren’t in the earlier post.

Official Website: http://www.surryarts.org/agmuseum/index.html

 Hours and Admission

Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission

$8 per Adult
$6 Ages 12 and under

$2 Audio Guide

Includes admission to five additional Surry Arts Council exhibits

Address:

218 Rockford Street
Mount Airy, NC
27030

Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/mt-airy

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/nc–mount-airy/andy-griffith-museum/?lc=1&mode=search&page=1&q=andy+griffith+museum+mount+airy+north+carolina

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andygriffithmuseum/

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=andy%20griffith%20museum

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/andy-griffith-museum/4c8525c3d34ca143c6864480

GenealogyTrails: No listing located

Gluseum: https://www.gluseum.com/US/Mount-Airy/133892461437/Andy-Griffith-Museum

Google Maps: Mount Airy, North Carolina

HMDB: https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=54472

Hometown Locator: https://northcarolina.hometownlocator.com/nearby/place-details,z,27030,p,andy%20griffith%20museum,i,840dnqxt-c687201b643f49eabe0f4215810ed6d0.cfm

Inspirock: https://www.inspirock.com/united-states/mount-airy/the-andy-griffith-museum-a682926603

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andygriffithmuseum/

Landmarkhunter: No listing located http://landmarkhunter.com/

Linkedin: No listing located http://www.linkedin.com/

Mount Airy website: https://www.mountairy.org/

Museums.us: https://www.museums.us/state/north-carolina/mt-airy/andy-griffith-museum

National Register of Historic Places: No listing located https://npgallery.nps.gov/

Only In Your State: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/north-carolina/mt-airy-is-mayberry-nc/

Pinterest: Some listings located https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270990102562740702/ and https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=andy%20griffith%20museum&rs=typed&term_meta[]=andy%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=griffith%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=museum%7Ctyped (more than you might imagine)

Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located https://roadsandkingdoms.com/

Roadside America: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/816

RoadTrippers: https://maps.roadtrippers.com/us/mount-airy-nc/attractions/andy-griffith-museum

Silly America: No listing located https://sillyamerica.com/

Smoky Mountain News: No listing located https://www.smokymountainnews.com/

Snapchat: No listing located https://www.snapchat.com/

Surry Arts Council: https://www.surryarts.org/agmuseum/index.html

This Is My South: https://www.thisismysouth.com/2016/04/04/visiting-andy-griffith-museum/

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g49371-d2182243-Reviews-The_Andy_Griffith_Museum-Mount_Airy_North_Carolina.html

Trip Hobo: https://www.triphobo.com/places/tobaccoville-united-states/andy-griffith-museum

Trip Shock: No listing located https://www.tripshock.com/

Tumblr: Not seeing any listings for the museum, but seeing some for Andy Griffith https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/andy-griffith

Twitch channel or search: No listing located  – https://www.twitch.tv/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SurryArtsCo

Vimeo channel or search: No videos located, other than ones that are show-related https://vimeo.com/

VisitNC: https://www.visitnc.com/listing/4te4/andy-griffith-museum

VisitNC Smokies: No listing located https://visitncsmokies.com/

Waymarking: https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM4ZZD_Andy_Griffith_Museum_Mount_Airy_North_Carolina

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Griffith_Museum; and on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_North_Carolina


Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/andy-griffith-playhouse-museum-and-statue-mount-airy

YouTube videos: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=andy+griffith+museum

Past North Carolina Thursdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/north-carolina-thursdays/

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3 Responses to Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy – North Carolina Thursdays November 26, 2020

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Wow didn’t know this was a thing!

    Liked by 1 person

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