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The Mount Airy Visitors Center

200 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
+1 800-948-0949
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Make sure you stop here first. The people are so friendly and helpful and will tell you all about... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Kimber C
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Undergoing renovation so was not able to see everything.

It's an okay place to visit but you will not miss much if you skip it. Mt. Airy trying to... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Jan T
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Greensboro, Georgia
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The Mount Airy Visitors Center is now located in The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce Building at 200 N. Main Street, Mount Airy NC 27030. Please stop by the Mount Airy Visitors Center as we are open 7 Days a week Monday-Friday 8:30am-6pm (May-November) and until 5pm (December-April), Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12noon-4pm. We can assist with planning your trip while visiting Mount Airy "Mayberry" North Carolina. The Andy Griffith Museum is also open 7 Days week and just few blocks from the Visitors Center.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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+1 800-948-0949
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Make sure you stop here first. The people are so friendly and helpful and will tell you all about their little town. They will inform you about what is open or closed and what to make sure you don't miss. They will give you a...More

Thank Kimber C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It's an okay place to visit but you will not miss much if you skip it. Mt. Airy trying to capitalize on Andy Griffin but it seems they need more to see and do. Driving folks around in the old cop car is cute but...More

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Would recommend going here if in area and looking for attractions. Were real friendly and very helpful.

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visiting with the woman at the Information Center was so interesting. She not only knew all about Andy Griffith, but shared information about other business owners in this quaint little town. It would take a couple of days to visit every site and partake in...More

Thank ArmyMom2011
MayberryTourism, Director of Tourism at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. I am sorry you were only able to rank us 1 out 5 but I hope that you got the information you needed. If you had any issues that caused you to rank us so low please let me...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was our first stop when we toured Mt. Airy. It is located right in the middle of downtown Mt. Airy on Main Street. There was a wealth of informative brochures, and the nice lady working there gave us a map and provided us with...More

Thank RDH2017
MayberryTourism, Director of Tourism & Marketing at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Mount Airy Visitors Center. We are very glad that you had a great experience and were able to get all the information you need. We hope that you will come back and see us very soon....More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The lady that was in there was very helpful and full of useful information. She provided maps and a cheerful smile.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Great visitor center. Rest rooms can accommodate more than one person at a time. Desk personnel are friendly and very courteous. If we have any questions on a return visit we know where to get answers, the Visitor Center!

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Visitor's Ceneter was a great first stop on our visit to Mt. Airy. We were given maps of the town and were shown on the map where all of the attractions were located. Without this stop first, We probably would have just visited the...More

Thank Lynn833
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Staff is friendly and help as much as possible and if they did not know they found someone with an answer.

Thank thetachi1965
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The layout was not user friendly in that finding info and brochures specific to a need (ie wineries were scattered. ). The lady that gave us the info was singularly focused. She seemed to have a "canned presentation" and with direct questions seemed unsure of...More

Thank Jim L
MayberryTourism, Tourism Official at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to send us a review of the Mount Airy Visitors Center. I am very sorry you did not get the help or assistance you needed when you visited us. We will address this with our staff to make sure...More

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Debbie P
Is it possible to spend the night in the childhood home of Andy Griffith? How would I make arrangements to do this?
29 August 2016|
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Response from MayberryTourism | Property representative |
Yes you can stay at The Andy Griffith Homeplace which is owned and operated by The Hampton Inn Mount Airy. Here is phone number to call them 336-789-5999
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tchism
Is the Andy Griffith museum open on Sundays
23 July 2015|
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Response from MayberryTourism | Property representative |
Yes they are open 7 Days a week and open on Sunday from 1:30pm-4:30pm and also open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 11am-4pm The Mount Airy Visitors Center is also open 7 days as week from Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30pm... More
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tchism
Is it open on Sundays
22 July 2015|
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Response from MayberryTourism | Property representative |
The Mount Airy Visitors Center is open 7 Days a Week and so is the Andy Griffith Museum the information printed above is incorrect I manage and operate the Mount Airy Visitors Center. Yes they are open 7 Days a week and open... More
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