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Mint Museum Uptown

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Address: 500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 337-2000
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Great, modern museum

They have 2 huge pieces right in the entry hall that are really captivating. I loved the children's space - it's engaging for adults as well! There are many museums that feel very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

They have 2 huge pieces right in the entry hall that are really captivating. I loved the children's space - it's engaging for adults as well! There are many museums that feel very stuffy and static. The floor of the Mint with the glass, textile, and metal work is fresh and interesting with artwork that you can walk around, looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Woman at front desk was very helpful. She printed out directions for us to visit another point of interest. We thoroughly enjoyed Warhol and Halston exhibit.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stellar museum built around craft disciplines, ceramics, glass, etc. I like everything about this museum.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I visited to inquire about weddings and photo shoots and was very pleased with the building and the staff. Everyone was very helpful and the location is very nice. I'll definitely be back!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The museum might underwhelm people who have been to big-city museums that are filled with blockbuster artwork. However, for families with kids under 10, you can not beat the activities on the Family Day once a month. Cool art projects, top notch supplies, instructors, all tied in to a current exhibit. A great "hands-on" room for kids is off the... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I took my great niece here for the Halston/Warhol exhibit. We really enjoyed the exhibit! It was tastefully done. It included clothing, videos and other artifacts. The museum itself is quite small. I thought we would be able to spend the majority of our day here but there just wasn't enough to see. I would still gladly return to another... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is one of the best museums I have ever visited. There is a fun educational play area for children. On the floors above you find artwork and crafts that will astound and captivate any art lovers interest. Also for Bank of America customers the promotion of free museums for card holders allows for free access on certain days.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

some interesting pieces, some.....not so much. We took our time, looked at each exhibit. Warhol and Halston exhibit were there and we paid the $24 entry fee and then was told the Warhol thing was $24 extra. Bah Humbug. :) Anyway. I left underwhelmed and really surprised at how little there really is to do in Charlotte if you want... More 

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Centerville, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the wide array of beautiful artwork, craftwork, pottery, glass and more. The fee of $12/adult, if you save your receipt, will cover the cost of visiting the Mint Museum Randolph as well. Many other museums and a convenient parking garage located nearby. Certainly worth spending a couple of hours savoring.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Though not many fine, fine pieces this museum has exhibits on pottery, glass and many short term exhibits from other museums

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