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Mint Museum Uptown

500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (First Ward)
(704) 337-2000
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Ranked #7 of 83 Attractions in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Art Museums, Specialty Museums
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I am not typically a museum person, I'm not sure why. I LOVE this museum! There so many different types of media -- there's a wall piece made from old washing machines that looks like ripples across water. There are playful ceramics. There's a smooth, wooden, maybe 10 foot piece that resembles a giant slug. And of course, there are... More

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East Amherst, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is really a great combination of American Art in one location. Especially the glass sculpture exhibits were so creative and enjoyable to see. This art museum has a great mix of art for a family to visit as everyone doesn't like the same type of art collections. Highly recommend that if you are visiting Charlotte to take time to... More

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

great shop with friendly employees... museum very interesting music and wine the night we were there which was very nice

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Rochester MI
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85 reviews 85 reviews
14 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My company held meetings, a reception and social gathering at the Mint Museum. Venue is very good, comfortable. the food was, well, fantastic. I was sorry that we were going to dinner later at Wolfgang Pucks downstairs later, as I could have just eaten the appitizers and been heppy. Service was quick, polite, classy. They offered a tour of a... More

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Princeton, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a really nice museum. They have a wide variety of exhibits ranging across many different genres of art. The price is very reasonable and I would definitely recommend this museum for both casual art viewers as well as advanced art viewers.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We wandered in here expecting to see coins, but found instead a lovely display of local and America art. There is a room for kids to use various art mediums and a lovely gift shop. Try it you will like it.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Worth repeated visits, as the galleries are constantly changing to display a broad range of art. Couple this with a stop at one of the many excellent restaurants nearby to make for a very memorable day.

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Decatur, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

On our second visit to the Mint, I came to appreciate the Mint for more than time killing in a city devoted to sports, dining, and traffic jams. The permanent collection allows you to absorb several eras and disciplines, from mixed-media to sculpture, textiles to portraiture, some of which reflects on the Queen City and others a more global perspective.... More

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Charlotte
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a nice quiet museum to take in art from around the world. I love to see new pieces come into their collections. Peaceful and enjoyable. Easy parking.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The exhibits were well organized and the entrance price was reasonable. A wonderfully curated collection.

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