The Andy Griffith Playhouse, circa 1920, is the first known site of a public school in Mount Airy. Andy Griffith attended elementary school and performed on stage when the site was known as the Rockford Street Elementary School. It was named after Andy Griffith in the early 1970s. Nearby is the "Andy & Opie" TV Land Landmark Statue. The new amphitheatre made from Mount Airy granite provides entertainment throughout the year. The Andy Griffith Playhouse is home to several entertainment opportunities from plays to music events throughout the year.
Andy Griffith Playhouse/Surry Arts Council
218 Rockford St.
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Latitude: 36° 29' 52.0794" N
Longitude: -80° 36' 32.04" W
Located one block from Main Street
- Admission Charge $: $3.00 Admission to go into The Andy Griffith Collection but Children 12 and under are FREE!
- Donations Accepted
- Free Parking
- Handicap Accessible
- Hours of Operation: 8:30am-5pm
- Motorcoach Parking
- Season of Operation: year-round
- Tour - Guided
- Tour - Self Guided
- Tour Group Greeter