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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 center city, 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 shop.

Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown

at Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 337-2000
HOURS
Mon-Tues CLOSED
Wed 11AM-9PM
Thurs-Sat 11AM-6PM
Sun 1-5PM
  • Map
  • Directions
  • Parking

From I-85

– Take I-77 South

From I-77

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

  • Take Exit 9 B to I-277 John Belk Freeway 
  • Take Exit 1 E to College Street
  • Turn left onto Stonewall Street
  • Cross over Tryon Street 
  • Turn right into the Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage located in the middle of the block between Tryon and Church Streets; look for the vertical parking sign with the blue circle

From Mint Museum Randolph

  • Turn left onto Randolph Road
  • Pass Presbyterian Hospital, turn left onto Charlottetowne Avenue
  • Turn right onto Stonewall Street
  • Cross over Tryon Street 
  • Turn right into the Levine Center for the Arts parking garage in the middle of the block between Tryon and Church Streets; look for the vertical parking sign with the blue circle

BUSES

Drop off group in front of museum and proceed through the parking lot.  Take a left back onto Museum Plaza.  Park in the designated “bus parking” area located on the left side of Museum Plaza.

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.  Discounted parking rates for the Center for the Arts Parking Garage 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

Parking tickets must be brought into the museum for validation to receive the above rates. Non-validated tickets will pay the regular parking rates. These reduced rates apply to visitors parking at the Center for the Arts garage on the visitor levels (P1 and P2).

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.

After you park your vehicle, head for the Plaza Elevators (as opposed to the Tower Elevators). The P★ level will take you to the street level and the Gift Shop. The 2 level will take you to the Café and the Entry Gallery to the museum.

Admission

  • Mint Members  (Not a member? Join now)FREE
  • Adults $10
  • College Students / Seniors (65+) with ID $8
  • Children 5-17 $5
  • 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. Please contact the front desk staff at 704.337.2000 for more information.

About The Museum

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 center city, 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 shop.

2014 Holiday Hours

  • Tuesday, JAN 1 CLOSED
  • Monday, JAN 20 CLOSED
  • Sunday, APR 20 CLOSED
  • Monday, MAY 26 CLOSED
  • Friday, JUL 4 CLOSED
  • Monday, SEP 1 CLOSED
  • Thursday, NOV 27 CLOSED
  • Wednesday, DEC 24 CLOSED
  • Thursday, DEC 25 CLOSED
  • Wednesday, DEC 31 CLOSED
  • Thursday, JAN 1, 2015 CLOSED