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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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Address: 420 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1937
Phone Number: 704-353-9200
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This is a brand-new art museum in center city Charlotte, N.C. I found the...

This is a brand-new art museum in center city Charlotte, N.C. I found the museum to be interesting, but with significant limitations for serious lovers of modern art.

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Small but Mighty

I enjoyed the small gallery. I had plenty of time to see everything and talk to the guides. They were very patient and explained things well. The gift shop has all sorts of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Olathe, Kansas, United States
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Olathe, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the small gallery. I had plenty of time to see everything and talk to the guides. They were very patient and explained things well. The gift shop has all sorts of unique finds. If you don't have time for the gallery, stop by the gift shop.

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a museum to visit after landing in Charlotte, and we read that they had some works from famous artists such as Picasso. I should have read the brochure before paying for a ticket (which was around $8.50 per person). Well, it takes about 10 minutes to see this whole museum, and in my humble opinion, there... More 

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Thank David A
Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful inside and out. Plan to stay at least 2-3 hours. There is a lot to see. There is a variety of art (pictures, statues, etc.) Nice afternoon get a way.

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Thank theresas926
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This museum has some interesting and unusual works of art here. I think they went overboard with the displays of furniture as art but I guess it has its place in the art world. I think this museum is worth a look but not as interesting to me as the Mint.

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Thank Norman D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

My mother, sister, and I recently visited Charlotte, North Carolina from New Jersey for a wedding. We had the whole day to kill before the wedding and stumbled upon this museum. Although I'm not very interested in modern art, I found the place to be visually engaging and actually got somewhat interested. My mother and sister really seemed to like... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Located next door to another nice museum, The Mint Museum, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is another great addition to Uptown Charlotte. From the unique "welcome" sculpture adorning the beautiful architecture to the unique & interesting exhibitions to the EXCEPTIONAL performances regularly hosted there such as Jazz at the Bechtler, we LOVE this venue!

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Thank Gary F
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

The museum wasn't chock full of exhibits but the top floor exhibit on design - functionality vs. form - was fascinating and well worth the visit. However, as an urban studies student, their idolatry of Le Corbusier disturbs me. Worth the visit.

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Thank Caitlin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

My family and I visited when they had the "house that modernism built" and was just blown away! The staff was beyond amazing and of course the content was visionary! Love love love. Must see in Charlotte.

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Fannettsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by as my wife and I were just out exploring . We went thru extremely fast as it was almost closed seemed small but there were several interesting pieces. The statue out front is exceptional. May have gave it a better review if we would have had more time . Would like to check it out more if we... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great event to get kids to a museum for free! Fun BINGO that kept them interested and watercolor class was a hit too. Easy to park close and staff didn't mind the running and loud noise from our crew of 6.

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