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Mint Museum Uptown

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Address: 500 South Tryon Street, Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC 28202
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+1 704-337-2000
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the five-story,...

Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the five-story, 145,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with cutting-edge exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences. Located in the heart of Charlotte's burgeoning city center, Mint Museum Uptown is an integral part of the Levine Center for the Arts, a cultural campus that includes the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, the Knight Theater, and the Duke Energy Center. Mint Museum Uptown also features a wide range of visitor amenities, including the 240-seat James B. Duke Auditorium, the Lewis Family Gallery, art studios, a restaurant, and a museum shop.

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Great museum!!!!!

This is a very well put together museum!! All the pieces really drew me in, and I felt like I can just stare at it forever. It's definitely my highlight on this trip to Charlotte!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very well put together museum!! All the pieces really drew me in, and I felt like I can just stare at it forever. It's definitely my highlight on this trip to Charlotte!

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Orlando, Florida, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern art is not my forte, but from what I saw, this museum houses some of the most famous of modern artists. For the price, I would suggest everyone visit. They offer plenty of discounts so check them out prior to going.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mint Museum is a beautiful museum in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Nice collection. Takes about 1 - 2 hours to cover.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is beautiful itself, the temporarily expositions are really good and they usually have fashion and woman related expositions.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited two temporary exhibits on Women's Expressionism Painting and Fire-In-Ice, dramatic glass sculptures that combined astounding artistry and incredible technological capabilities. The Mint itself curated and arranged the Expressionism exhibit, showing increasing capabilities. The museum is easily accessed, the building and space are dramatic, and the staff is most helpful. My wife and I highly recommend regular visits.

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

Enjoyed whole museum, but especially the decorative arts and craft + design collections. The Dale Chihuly chandelier is stunning! Your ticket is valid for 2 days, admits you to both Mint museums with a free shuttle running between the two locations. Hold on to your ticket receipt, it will get you a discount into other museums in Charlotte!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

I have been to this facility on more than one occasion for various events. Very nice attentive staff,

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Monroe, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

A really fine regional museum with a surprisingly strong collection including the great Romare Bearden. The current exhibit of women abstract expressionists is incredible Free on Wed from 5-9 pm

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Beautiful space filled with a survey of American art, another survey of Modern art and a couple of contemporary exhibitions. Not crowded at all.

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

This is an enjoyable visit to a museum dedicated to the decorative arts. Well curated. Centrally located. Unfortunately, the entrance price felt wildly out of pace with other museums in the downtown area. While the museum is nice, I am not sure it rightfully commands such a high entrance fee.

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