Mint Museum Uptown
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.
Mint Museum Uptown
At Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Mon – CLOSED
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 2019. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The complete list of participating museums is available arts.gov/national-initiatives/blue-star-museums.
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.
|Mint Members (not a member? Join Now)||Free|
|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.
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
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
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|