The Mint Museum Shops are filled with items that reflect the quality of the museum’s permanent collections and special exhibitions, as well as enhance your experience at The Mint Museum. You will find something for every budget and every occasion, from cards and books to unique crafts and jewelry. Your purchase supports The Mint Museum and our mission. The Mint Museum Shops are conveniently located on the first floor of each museum and do not require admission. We also offer complimentary gift wrap, and will arrange for shipping anywhere in the USA. Mint Museum members receive a 10% discount on all purchases over $10. Prepare to find some inspiration!
Explore our cozy shop in its unique location - the original United States Mint branch. You’ll find one- of-a-kind ceramics by our talented local potters alongside handcrafted items from around the world. Our colorful scarves, elegant jewelry, cool and quirky toys, and beautifully illustrated books are sure to provide instant happiness - whether purchased as a gift or a cherished piece of your own.
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: (704) 337-2037
Sunday: 1PM - 5PM
Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11AM - 8PM
Thursday - Saturday: 11AM - 5PM
Come find inspiration in the bright, airy uptown shop - a contemporary space filled with our eclectic merchandise, including a fun and functional children’s area, gorgeous jewelry, and beautiful blown glass pieces. Browse the Crafts of the Carolinas section and get to know the wonderful potters we have here in North Carolina. If you’re shopping for a gift (or for yourself), don’t miss our fashionable scarves, cheerful notecards, and umbrellas that will have you hoping for a rainy day. We’re always adding new items to complement our current exhibitions, so stop by often!
Mint Museum Uptown
500 S. Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 337-2061
Sunday: 1PM - 5PM
Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 11AM - 6PM
Provide the description of the merchandise you want to purchase along with the item number indicated on the website.
Phone: Call 704-337-2061, Voicemail is available at anytime for you to leave your name and phone number.
Fax: Send to the Museum Shops’ attention at 704-337-2101.
Credit Cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express
Sales Tax: North Carolina residents pay 7.25 percent sales tax, handling and shipping charge: Due to the various weights of our merchandise, we charge these fees on a per order basis. Charges will be determined upon placement of your order.
We are often contacted by artists looking to have their work included for sale in the Mint Museum Shops. Click here for more information on the submission process.
The Mint Museum Shops offer a wide variety of shopping services for almost any corporate need. With a reputation for quality and excellence, we have assisted companies with presentation pieces for heads of state, boards of directors, special VIP clients and company employees. The shops have a courteous and informed staff that enjoys working to tailor your gift needs to your company’s budget. We offer shipping services and complimentary gift wrapping.
The Museum Shops’ staff can assist you with:
Our friendly staff looks forward to assisting you. Your purchase helps to support The Mint Museum.
Looking for a special place to register for your wedding presents? The Mint Museum Shops have a Wedding Registry to help your family and friends know what you really want! Stop by either location to see a selection of unique gifts not found anywhere else in Charlotte.
The Mint Shops offer:
The Mint Shop staff looks forward to helping you with our fun and friendly service.
Take home a piece of The Mint Museum with these high-quality reproductions and Mint logo merchandise. Learn More
Browse our wide array of gorgeously illustrated publications representing our permanent collection as well as catalogues from past, present, and future exhibitions. Learn More
The Mint Museum Shops are proud to be your source for pottery books of North and South Carolina pottery. Enjoy these numerous books, available at both of our museum locations. Learn More
Romare Bearden (1911 - 1988) was born in Charlotte and the influence of the area which he visited many times can be seen in works such as "Carolina Shout." Best known for his work in photomontage and collage, Bearden is an internationally acclaimed American artist. Learn More
The Carolinas have a long history of crafts. If you have ever visited the area, you are familiar with the red dirt of the Carolina soil. The bain of the farmers' existence, this hard clay runs through the region has provided the raw materials for generations of potters. Learn More