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Mint Museum Uptown

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Address: 500 South Tryon Street, Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number:
+1 704-337-2000
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the five-story,...

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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Delightful space for events

I have been to this facility on more than one occasion for various events. Very nice attentive staff,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this facility on more than one occasion for various events. Very nice attentive staff,

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Monroe, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A really fine regional museum with a surprisingly strong collection including the great Romare Bearden. The current exhibit of women abstract expressionists is incredible Free on Wed from 5-9 pm

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Beautiful space filled with a survey of American art, another survey of Modern art and a couple of contemporary exhibitions. Not crowded at all.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an enjoyable visit to a museum dedicated to the decorative arts. Well curated. Centrally located. Unfortunately, the entrance price felt wildly out of pace with other museums in the downtown area. While the museum is nice, I am not sure it rightfully commands such a high entrance fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were here for a private event, a wedding reception. The venue is lovely and easy to park and navigate. The reception had an indoor and patio area which was nice to cool down outside after a dance or two. Food was catered in. Unfortunately the museum was closing when we arrived so that we were unable to view exhibits.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Charlotte is a sweet clean city to walk around with your family. We happened upon the Mint Museum and we're delighted by the exhibits. It's a great place to spend the afternoon.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a stunning building with a well curated collection of paintings, sculptures and design items, including some very unusual glass pieces. A great way to spend a couple of hours in downtown Charlotte.

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved going to the Mint Museum while in Charlotte. We arrived on a Wednesday night and it was free admission! We spent a little over two hours exploring the collection, which included several of my favorite artists, as well as some newly introduced ones! It is well worth going if you have an hour or two in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building. Great collection. Fun evening event. Thanks to SEMC and the Mint for great night out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Charlotte's original fine art museum. Hosting the Mint's contemporary collection as well as the Museum of Craft and Design. This location hosts traveling exhibits as well. Really enjoyed the glass displays.

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