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The Mint Museum

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Art Museum · Third Ward
500 S Tryon St (at Levine Avenue of the Arts), Charlotte, NC 28202, United States
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    • 8:00 AM–9:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
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    • 8:00 AM–10:00 PM
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    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
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    • 1:00 PM–5:00 PM
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    • 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
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The Mint Museum Uptown houses outstanding collections of American, contemporary, and European art. The five-story, 145,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with groundbreaking exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences.


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    Ron P.
    "Great place to get some real culture!"(4 Tips)
    Cathy T.
    "Free admission Tuesday nights!"(3 Tips)
    Creative Loafing Charlotte
    "new executive director."(2 Tips)
    Visit North Carolina
    "... which showcases tours, live entertainment, hands-on art..."(2 Tips)
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  • Captain B.

    Fine house o' culture in the Queen City, specially nice reprieve in the steam of tha summerrrr!

    Captain Bronson · 3 weeks ago
  • Borce

    Enjoyed the different levels of galleries.

    Borce · September 30
  • Crystal W.

    Beautiful Artwork ;)

    Crystal Ward · September 27
  • Gabriel H.

    The Fairytales, Fantasy, & Fear exhibit from 2012 is one of the best art exhibits I have ever been to.

    Gabriel Hayes · August 28
  • Gabriel H.

    Combine a visit here with a lunch at Halcyon in the lobby.

    Gabriel Hayes · August 28
  • Gabriel H.

    One of my favorite art museums in America. Has very creative and great special exhibits. A must do when visiting Charlotte.

    Gabriel Hayes · August 28
  • Ray W.

    Warhol & Halston display was outstanding.

    Ray Wiley · April 22
  • Kevin P.

    The design/craft hall is very well done

    Kevin Phan · January 14
  • Ron P.

    Great place to get some real culture! Say, eat at the restaurant or bring food and eat outside on the tables... Great view of the city, even from the street!

    Ron P. · December 8, 2014
  • Rachael F.

    4th floor is the highlight of the museum. Such an eclectic array of beautiful art. They restrict flash photography w some pieces - not the one attached here. 100% recommend!

    Rachael Ferry · May 4, 2014
  •  Deon P.

    Free on tuesdays.. 5pm to 9pm

     Deon Parcon · November 3, 2013
  • Paul T.

    Correction on the free admission Tuesday. They are closed and it's Wednesday that has the free admit from 5pm - 9pm

    Paul Tucker · October 30, 2013
  • Kathy B.

    Too much to take in on one visit... luckily the tickets are good for 2 days!

    Kathy B. · August 9, 2013
  • Creative Loafing Charlotte

    The Mint Museum has been revitalized by its new Uptown location and new executive director. A string of impressive shows signals its new swagger and ambition.

    Creative Loafing Charlotte · August 4, 2013
  • Maranatha W.

    Tues. 5-9 are free.

    Maranatha Wall · July 4, 2013
  • Alan T.

    Spend some money; get some culture.

    Alan Trivett · June 25, 2013
  • Elaine A.

    Amazing salt art!

    Elaine Adams · May 11, 2013
  • ULI Rose Center

    “Charlotte is a deal town, and we love sophisticated financial arrangements,” says Chris McLeod, executive director of The Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust. Read more

    ULI Rose Center · September 28, 2012
  • Cathy T.

    Free admission Tuesday nights!

    Cathy T · September 11, 2012
  • Eric J.

    One of the best Art venues in the Southeast. Never a dull moment here.

    Eric J. · August 21, 2012
  • Kurt R.

    Free first weekend of every month with a BoA card.

    Kurt Rising · June 8, 2012
  • Sara J.

    Don't chew gum loudly!!

    Sara Johnson · June 5, 2012
  • Mary Ann K.

    The Mint us free today

    Mary Ann Kinney · May 18, 2012
  • Mary Ann K.

    The uptown mint & other museums are free today

    Mary Ann Kinney · May 18, 2012
  • Eric F.

    Bank of America cardholders get free admission during the first *full* weekend of the month throughout 2012.

    Eric Foster · April 7, 2012
  • Scott W.

    Really nice museum, with a great permanent collection and exciting featured touring exhibits ...FREE from 5-9 on Tuesdays!

    Scott Weaver · March 19, 2012
  • DoubleTree by Hilton - Charlotte

    Last Chance To Experience the Historic Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections Exhibition. A FREE Community Homecoming Wknd on Sat & Sun Jan. 6-8. Sat. On Jan 7 they will have extended hours 10am-9pm Read more

  • Pam W.

    Always have a flask at the muesum

    Pam Wisniewski · December 3, 2011
  • Burger D.

    Check out the Romare Bearden Collection of Art very inspiring!

    Burger Divas · November 9, 2011
  • DoubleTree by Hilton - Charlotte

    The first Full weekend every month. Show your Bank of America card & get free general admission Why not make it a weekend event stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton only 1 mile away.

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

    They've got a Picasso!

  • Stephen M.

    Free for military. Validates parking as well.

    Stephen McMahon · June 28, 2011
  • Charlotte Cheap

    Cheap hint: The Mint Museum is free on Tuesdays from 5pm to 9pm.

    Charlotte Cheap · April 22, 2011
  • ToryBurch

    A Charlotte institution. Check out the American and contemporary collections with works by Ansel Adams, Childe Hassam and Robert Henri.

    ToryBurch · April 15, 2011
  • Visit North Carolina

    Opened in 2010, this museum houses studio craft & design from the 19th century to present day. Don't miss First Fridays, which showcases tours, live entertainment, hands-on art activities & more.

    Visit North Carolina · January 4, 2011
  • Bob B.

    Surprisingly impressed by contemporary art - and awesome crafts floor (one of the best)

    Bob Brier · November 27, 2010

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