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Andy Griffith's hometown of Mount Airy, North Carolina is home to the new Andy Griffith Museum. Come see the largest collection of Andy Griffith memorabilia collected by his friend Emmett Forrest.
The collection features hundreds of items from the life and career of Andy Griffith in movies, television and music as well as a variety of memorabilia. There are even actual props from The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock given by Andy Griffith himself.
The collection also includes items donated by cast members and actors from The Andy Griffith Show as well as a special section on the career of actress and current Mount Airy resident Betty Lynn.
For other activities in town, please visit the Surry Arts Council website at www.surryarts.org and be sure to tour the Andy Griffith Museum during your visit to Mount Airy.