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Levine Museum of the New South

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Neighborhood: First Ward
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Address: 200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2508
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Visitors are awed by the interactive, multi-sensory exhibits at this museum...

Visitors are awed by the interactive, multi-sensory exhibits at this museum dedicated to exploring the Southern United States during the post-Civil War period.

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I thought the place was amazing!! It's a blast from the past that walks you through the history of time to the president. And for only $8 Once you see my pics. You will feel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought the place was amazing!! It's a blast from the past that walks you through the history of time to the president. And for only $8 Once you see my pics. You will feel dumb for not visiting.

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phuket
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

This museum is a must visit when coming to Charlotte it tells of the wonderful history of this area and of North Carolina

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

This museum has a very nice exhibit explaining the emergence of Charlotte in the new world and the history before industrialization. It has interactive stations that are fun for kids and adults alike.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a cold, rainy Sunday. It was the first Sunday of the month so we got in free with free parking, a nice surprise. (A donation is suggested, but no pressure.This museum is worth a nice donation.) The exhibits are well laid out with video, recorded information, and written information . We spent two hours learning much about... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Growing up, history was boring. This is an amazing way to engage the kids into making learning history fun & enjoyable.

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Don't come here without your kids &/or grandkids. Great history, many memories, fabulous teaching opportunities, extra Sunday senior discount admission. Any questions?

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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

This museum is a must see! Charlottes history is deeply rooted in cotton, slavery, civil rights, and textiles. It is rich history presented through sophisticated multi-media techniques. The displays are well-researched, very interesting, and fascinating. This is a small but powerful attraction.

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

What a fabulous exhibit, well curated and narrated. The museum fills a very necessary gap in US history. I learned so much about the South since the Civil War. Well done. Allow 2 hours for reading and watching movies.

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

The museum is very creative it's a beautiful walk and learn from inside. The items they have is amazing and any one can learn from this museum. This is a trip that any one can learn from and it's just minutes from other destination in down town Charlotte, nc.

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Owego, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

There are places in the museum to see how early settlers lived, how the south developed, what early shops looked like, how African Americans were instrumental in building the south, and how they were mistreated through discrimination and slavery. It's a very informative and interesting place to visit.

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