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Mint Museum Uptown

500 S Tryon St, Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC 28202-1811
+1 704-337-2000
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Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the five-story, 145,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with cutting-edge exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences. Located in the heart of Charlotte's burgeoning city center, Mint Museum Uptown is an integral part of the Levine Center for the Arts, a cultural campus that includes the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, the Knight Theater, and the Duke Energy Center. Mint Museum Uptown also features a wide range of visitor amenities, including the 240-seat James B. Duke Auditorium, the Lewis Family Gallery, art studios, a restaurant, and a museum shop.
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500 S Tryon St, Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC 28202-1811
+1 704-337-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for two special exhibits: one on fashion and one on 1950's scenic painting. Both were excellent and we enjoyed some permanent exhibits we came across. This is an outstanding museum in the center of Charlotte. There is a parking ramp below making it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Venue for a day visit followed by dining downtown. Lots to see in the museum and nice store to shop

Thank DoctorJRW
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was the first visit for my and me to the Mint Museum. The standard exhibits along with the traveling exhibits had a little for everyone, from sculpture to wood to paper to oils to theater costumes. They even have an area for children to...More

Thank Verde1001
Reviewed 12 November 2017

If you are truly interested in art, this is an interesting museum. We went specifically for this exhibit and it did not disappoint. I would say this is a 2-3 hour museum if you are interested in the collections. However, I think it is small...More

Thank frmeri
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building, friendly people but heavily American art with not too many names I recognized. A sampling of various types of art. Some important images from the civil rights battles. Not sure it’s worth the trip.

Thank joeyrockets
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had a half day of rest following a very busy weekend and chose to have a wander through this museum. I'm so glad I did! The featured exhibit at the time was a display of costumes and their derivation from Broadway designer William Ivey,...More

Thank LORI F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It is very well decorated museum of art. It costs $3 for half an hour in day time. Very good collection of art.

Thank JoyShurjo
Reviewed 17 October 2017

we enjoyed the quiet self-tour of the museum. it was very clean and easy to navigate. the staff was very courteous and knowledgeable about where to start or what is most interesting. Military discount was greatly appreciated and did not have to ask for it,...More

Thank Dana-Da-Dane
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time at the Mint Museum. We were able to get in free on Wednesday night after 5:30. We took a self guided tour and saw many amazing exhibits. The museum is clean, modern and intriguing. We will definitely...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Had some free time on business trip so stopped mid-afternoon. Nice mix of types of art and excellent featured show on William Ivey Long Costumes. Extensive museum shop. Walking distance from meeting site.

Thank Anne B
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sonja b
30 May 2017|
Response from Aldous S | Reviewed this property |
There's underground parking at the building next door (Levine Centre for the Arts) I believe the entrance to the parking is on W. Stonewall St. It's $3.00 per half hour during the day, $5 after 5pm.
17 May 2017|
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
No idea but I would be surprised--check the website.
Jennifer A
3 August 2016|
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Response from Caitlin S | Reviewed this property |
The 16 and 19 buses stop at the corner of E Stonewall and S Tryon Streets, right by the Mint. The CityLynx Blue Line has their Stonewall and 3rd St/Convention Center stop, both of which require short (and pleasant) walks to... More