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Mint Museum Randolph

 

 

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2730 Randolph Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
(704) 337-2000

HOURS

  • Mon-Tues CLOSED
  • Wed 11AM-9PM
  • Thurs-Sat 11AM-6PM
  • Sun 1-5PM

 

  • Map
  • Directions
  • Parking

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From I-85

– Take I-77 South

From I-77

– Same directions whether travelling North or South on I-77

  • Take Exit 9 B to I-277 John Belk Freeway  
  • Take Exit 2 A to 3rd and 4th Streets
  • Veer right when the exit splits in two
  • Drive straight through the light… you will be on Charlottetowne Avenue
  • Turn right in approximately half a mile onto 4th Street
  • At the next block 4th Street becomes Randolph Road
  • The Mint Museum Randolph is located approximately one mile on the right.

Cars and Vans

Drop off group in front of museum and proceed to the parking lot.  Parking is free at Mint Museum Randolph.

Located in what was the original branch of the United States Mint, Mint Museum Randolph opened in 1936 in Charlotte’s Eastover neighborhood as the state’s first art museum. 

Today, in a beautiful park setting, intimate galleries invite visitors to engage with the art of the ancient Americas, ceramics and decorative arts, fashion, European and African art, among other collections. Resources include a reference library with over 18,000 volumes, a theater featuring lectures and performances, and a museum shop offering merchandise that complements both the permanent collection and special exhibitions.

 

A note to our Mint Museum Randolph visitors:

Fall 2015 is an exciting time at Mint Museum Randolph, with many new installations planned to highlight the strengths of the Mint’s permanent collection in areas such as historic British ceramics , contemporary British ceramics , quilts, European art (paintings), and even a peek into the treasures of the Mint Museum Archives . Additionally, the Mint plans to offer visitors the opportunity to occasionally watch as members of the museum staff photograph some of the nearly 35,0000 objects in the museum’s permanent collection in a behind-the-scenes photography project entitled “Exposed!”  (Please note that while photography will indeed be staged for visitors to watch, we are hoping that other curatorial projects (tbd, admittedly) might take place in that gallery too.)

Because of this busy schedule, some galleries may be closed on the day of your visit as installations are being updated. If you have a particular gallery in mind before your visit, or wish to know if any collections photography will be occurring that day, we recommend that you contact the Guest Services Desk at 704.337.2000 to verify what is on view.

Admission

  • LevelGeneral Admission | Special Exhibition
  • Mint Members  (Not a member? Join now)FREE
  • Adults $12 | $24
  • College Students / Seniors (65+) with ID $9 | $18
  • 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 5PM-9PM. 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. 

 

***We honor reciprical memberships for general admission, but special exhibition fees may apply

Current Exhibitions

 

Related Happenings

2015 Holiday Hours

  • Thursday, JAN 1 CLOSED
  • Monday, JAN 19 CLOSED
  • Sunday, APR 05 CLOSED
  • Monday, MAY 25 CLOSED
  • Saturday, JUL 4 CLOSED
  • Monday, SEP 7 CLOSED
  • Thursday, NOV 26 CLOSED
  • Thursday, DEC 24 CLOSED
  • Friday, DEC 25 CLOSED
  • Thursday, DEC 31 CLOSED
  • Friday, JAN 1, 2016 CLOSED