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Mint Museum Uptown

500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (First Ward)
(704) 337-2000
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Ranked #8 of 86 Attractions in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Art Museums, Specialty Museums
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Longtime popular Charlotte art gallery! Has grown a lot over the years. Don't miss seeing this! They have wonderful exhibits!

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Venice, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a small but interesting museum. Not what I expected but I throughly enjoyed myself. There is an added benefit that your ticket will let you get into the Randolph location as well. There is a wonderful exhibit of period clothing, as well as a nice exhibit of ceramics the the history. I was a potter and found this... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It was a bit of a pricey way to spend an afternoon, but my boyfriend and I enjoyed walking around the museum. The first exhibit begins with colonial art and moves into different types of modern art. There are lots of educational posters to teach those who are less knowledgeable about modern art.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This isi a small, but well put together museum, the staff is very helpful and knowledgeable, and the collection very interesting.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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49 reviews 49 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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