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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good displays and exhibits. Informative, yet exciting to a child or an adult and definately not boring. Updated upon future visits too.

Thank richardsM818MY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Original Mint Museum is a must see with many wonderful samples of art including the Wyeths (multiple generations.) Allow 2 hours. There is no shuttle between the Original and Uptown Mints. The Uptown is about 10 minutes driving time from the Original Mint. Very...More

1  Thank TravelFoodieTex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early in the day before heading to a performance by Charlotte Ballet. What a wonderful museum! The exhibits were excellent and the space is very inviting. We also spent quite a bit of time in the well merchandised gift shop. We're fortunate to...More

1  Thank shell904
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the Mint Museum during one of their Wine Down Wednesday events that offers free museum entry to the permanent collection on Wednesday evenings. I wasn't super impressed, but I hear the traveling exhibits are much better. It's a beautiful building in the...More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Today my companion and I went on a trip to Charlotte with our local museum Reynolda House and Museum to visit the Mint Museum Uptown and two other museums. The museums were wonderful but I wanted to write about the wonderful meal we had at...More

Thank reg1408
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I spent close to three hours in this museum. It was so quiet and peaceful. I went on a Saturday. I think I arrived about 11. There were a few people ahead of me, but the line moved quickly. The two ladies at the desk...More

Thank 510danaa
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is the epitome of a perfect museum. Interesting architecture, pleasing aesthetics and thought provoking exhibits. It has it all on a Wed evening when entrance is free.

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a small museum that only takes about 2 hours to see everything. When we visited around Christmastime, the special exhibit was on women artists who use glass as their medium. That was my favorite part! The regular exhibits focus mostly on American arts...More

1  Thank YogaGal1
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Spent a quick weekend in Charlotte for a concert, but the Mint Museum Uptown was the highlight of my trip! I brought a friend along who is a Fine Arts major in fiber arts, and we were pleasantly surprised to learn that a huge work...More

2  Thank Connie C
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Start on the fifth floor of this massive museum and view modern, American, contemporary and ancient art. Each piece of art has an explanation card and the museum staff is helpful if you have questions. Digital non flash photos of art are allowed unless it...More

Thank Gatorartlady
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sonja b
30 May 2017|
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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.
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
No idea but I would be surprised--check the website.
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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
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