Adult Tours


Want to explore the Mint Museum with friends, family or colleagues? What better way to experience the Museum than through a guided tour. Captivating and entertaining tour experiences
Groups may also explore the Museum independently. Self-Guided groups of 10 or more must schedule a tour. Leaders of self-guided groups may lecture in the galleries, but please note that museum-guided tours have priority over the spaces.

Group Size

Guided and self-guided visits may have no fewer than 10 and no more than 60 participants.

Group Fee

Adults $12/person
Seniors $9/person
Members – Free

Fees include the price of admission. Cancellation fees may apply.

Preparing for your visit

Adult Visit Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions

Ready to book your tour?

Request a Tour
Appointments are required for guided and self-guided group visits to the Museum. Tours must be scheduled 30 days in advance.

Adult Tour Hours

Guided Visits

Wednesday 11 AM – 8 PM
Thursday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 11:30 AM – 5PM
Sunday 1:30 PM – 4 PM

Self-Guided Visits

Wednesday 11 AM – 8 PM
Thursday – Saturday 11 AM – 5 PM
Sunday 1 PM – 4 PM

Art of Reading Tours

Bring your book club to the Mint’s Art of Reading Tours. Book clubs who are reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, or The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver can visit the museum for a discussion and tour to bring to life historic events, social customs, and lifestyles depicted in the books.

Group Fee

Free for museum members. Free with general admission for non-members.

Group Size

Art of Reading tours must have no less than 3 participants.

Preparing for Your Visit

All three books are available for sale in the Mint Museum Shops, where members receive a discount.

Here, you can download discussion guides for Pride and Prejudice; The Invention of Wings; and The Lacuna.

Ready to book your experience?

Schedule a Visit
Tours must be scheduled 30 days in advance.

Visit Schedule

For book clubs: 60- or 90-minute tours are available Wednesday through Sunday.

For individuals: public tours for each book are scheduled quarterly. Visit the museum’s Events Calendar.

Taste of the Mint

Culinary arts blend with Mint Museum Uptown for an appetizing cultural experience. Explore a one-hour food tasting tour with small plate and drink pairings at remarkable restaurants near the Mint Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth and other culinary partners offer different food and drink experiences sure to tempt taste buds.

Afterward, unwind with a one-hour exploration of the arts led by a Mint expert who will provide insight into the American, Contemporary, and Craft + Design collections along with special limited-engagement exhibitions. This exploration can take the form of a tour or a sketching lesson in the galleries.

Group Size

Groups must be 12 – 35 people.

Group Fee

General Visitors – $50
Members – $35

Ready to book your experience?

Schedule A Visit
Tours must be scheduled 30 days in advance.


Available by reservation on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 2 – 5 PM, and Sundays at 1:30 PM. Public programs are posted on the Mint’s calendar.

Visit All Three Museums at Levine Center for the Arts

Experience an expert-led tour that takes you to all three museums at Levine Center for the Arts: The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art; Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture; and Mint Museum Uptown. These tours are open FREE to all Sustainer, Benefactor, and Crown Society members of the Mint, as well as the upper-level members of the other two museums. They are offered approximately quarterly as curatorial and creative staffs at each museum draw common threads among the exhibitions on view. Tour experiences last approximately 2.5 hours as attendees visit each museum and conclude the experience with a light reception and mingling. To upgrade your membership and find out about the next tour, visit our Join the Mint Family page or contact 704.337.2041.