Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte

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The Mint Museum Uptown houses the internationally-renowned Mint Museum of Craft + Design, as well as outstanding collections of American, contemporary, and European art. Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the five-story, 145,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with groundbreaking exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences. Located in the heart of Charlotte's burgeoning uptown, the 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 + Culture, the Knight Theater, and the Duke Energy Center, and features a range of visitor amenities, including a 240-seat Auditorium, Family Gallery, studios, Café,

and Museum Shop.

PARKING LOCATION & RATES

Parking is available at the Levine Center for the Arts Garage, located in the Duke Energy Center and accessible from West Stonewall Street or South Church Street.

The Levine Center for the Arts Garage contains approximately 200 visitor spaces located on levels P1 and P2, which are available for visitors to Levine Center for the Arts. Parking is provided on a first-come first-served basis. The cashier booth accepts cash, debit cards, MasterCard, and Visa. Personal checks are not accepted, and receipts are provided for all cash or credit transactions.

The Mint Museum offers discounted parking validation (up to half off), with a minimum $5 charge.

For more information on the Levine Center for the Arts Garage and current parking rates, please click here >>.

* Note; Parking tickets must be brought into the museum for validation to receive reduced rates. Non-validated tickets will pay the regular parking rates.

**Rates apply to visitors parking at the cultural campus on the visitor levels. Rates are applicable to visitors except during special events, sporting events, festivals, or parades.
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  • the building itself was worth the effort. We were lucky to enjoy the free ASC's promotion for all museums. very modern, I like the separation of temporary exhibits from the permanent displays. Lots of...  more »
  • Our daughters enjoyed the Mint Museum as much as we did. We have been back and will return often. Dinner following is also a treat.  more »
  • Although it is not located in the down town area, it is a place to learn about art and enjoy an hour or two of peace and serenity. Great art work. It's worth seeing.  more »
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  • Definitely one of my favorite places in Uptown. The Craft Museum is amazing and they have a great variety of programming for the community. The Family Gallery is so much fun and a regular stop for us when we're in the area. Wednesday nights are free, and parking is a flat $5 on the weekends in the underground parking!
  • I recently visited the Mint and had a great time, however I have to rate it in contrast to other major city Art Museums, which tend to have larger collections. I would take 2-3 hours max to make it through this museum and think it's a must do in Charlotte
  • An interesting museum containing art and artifacts from across the nation. A lovely exhibit highlighting costume design was opened when we visited. It was a great place to visit on a rainy day.
  • Fancy schmancy. Fun gift shop. Great area in the city. Lots to do around here
  • As always, a wonderful place to take my family when I come home to visit!
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