Mint Museum Uptown houses the internationally renowned Craft + Design collection, 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 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 store.

Exterior of mint museum uptown

Mint Museum Uptown

At Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Museum Hours

Tues 11 AM – 6 PM
Wed 11 AM – 9 PM
Thurs – 11 AM – 6 PM
Fri – 11 AM – 9 PM
Sat 11 AM – 6 PM
Sun 1 – 5 PM

The Mint Museum and several of its uptown neighbors are once again joining Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and veterans, including Reserve and National Guard, and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2020. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The complete list of participating museums is available

Free admission includes any holder of a military ID, CAC, DD Form 1173 ID card or Veterans Identification Card.

Purchase your general admission ticket

Your ticket gives you access to both Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph for two consecutive days. For more info about Mint Museum Randolph, click here.

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***We honor reciprical memberships for general admission, but special exhibition fees may apply for North American Reciprocal Membership and South Eastern Reciprical Membership


Mint Members (not a member? Join Now) Free
Adults $15
College Students / Seniors (65+) $10
Children 5 – 17 $6
Children 4 and under Free

Note: Admission to Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown are both free on Wednesday evenings, from 5 PM – 9 PM. Admission to the museum is valid for two days from the date of purchase, must present original receipt to the front desk on the second day or at the second location. Wheelchairs are available to those with disabilities.

Present your Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch or U. S Trust credit or debit card on the first full weekend of every month get one free general admission. Admission is limited to the cardholder only. For more information visit the Bank Of America website.

Learn how to get to Mint Museum Uptown

Use the following step-by-step instructions below to get to Mint Museum Uptown.

Step 1 – Get to Mint Museum Uptown

Public Transportation

For the Charlotte Area Transportation System, use bus stops 2, 16, 18, and 19 which is within walking distance of Mint Museum Uptown.

The nearest LYNX Light Rail stop to Mint Museum Uptown is the 3rd Street Station at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Step 2 – Park at Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage

Parking Garage Address: 130 West Stonewall Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Cars and Vans

Parking is available for vehicles up to 9 feet tall in the Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage located on Stonewall Street between Tryon and Church Streets. If using GPS, you can enter address 130 West Stonewall Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 to find the garage entrance.

Discounted parking rates for the Levine Center for the Arts, The Green, and Two Wells Fargo are:

$1 First half hour
$1 Each additional half hour
$10 Weekday max (more than 5 hours)
$5 Weekday in-after-5pm max
$5 Weekend max

Important Note: Request a parking voucher to receive Levine Center for the Arts, The Green, and Two Wells Fargo parking garage discounted rates. Non-validated tickets will pay the regular parking rates.

On Carolina Panthers game day Sundays, Childress Klein will charge a $20 fee to park in the decks below Levine Center for the Arts. Mint guests will be exempt from the charge as long as they inform the attendants upon entering the garage. Guests need to pay the regular flat weekend fee of $5 to park for the afternoon.

Step 3 – Use the Elevators

After you park your vehicle, head for the Plaza Elevators (as opposed to the Duke Energy Tower Elevators). The P★ level will take you to the street level and the museum store. The 2 level will take you to the Halcyon and the entrance to the museum.

Holiday Hours 2019

Sunday, Apr 21 Closed
Monday, May 27 Closed
Thursday, Jul 4 Closed
Monday, Sep 2 Closed
Thursday, Nov 28 Closed
Wednesday, Dec 25 Closed

Holiday Hours 2020

Wednesday, Jan 1 Closed
Monday, Jan 20 Closed
Monday, May 25 Closed