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From exhibition-specific merchandise to collection-inspired books and products, the shops at both locations offer gifts as tasteful and elegant as the museum itself.


The Mint Museum Shops

"Art-inspired Gifts that Delight"

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!

Mint Museum Randolph

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

Hours:
Sunday:  1PM - 5PM
Monday & Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday:  11AM - 8PM
Thursday - Saturday:  11AM - 5PM 

Mint Museum Uptown

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

Hours:
Sunday:  1PM - 5PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 11AM - 6PM
Wednesday: 11AM-9PM

 

 

 

How to Order

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.

E-mail: email

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.

How to Sell Your Work

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.

Corporate Gift Services

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:

  • Artful choices of local handmade pottery, glass, wood, jewelry and fiber
  • Mementos for special events, business conferences, and promotional programs at your company
  • Executive gifts and multiple employee gifts for holidays, company incentive, and recognition programs
  • Accessories for offices, conference rooms, and public areas
  • Holiday items

Our friendly staff looks forward to assisting you. Your purchase helps to support The Mint Museum.

Wedding Registry

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:

  • Locally handmade pottery, glass, jewelry, and wood
  • Fun gifts for out of town visitors
  • Lovely bridesmaid and interesting groomsmen’s gifts
  • Complimentary gift wrapping
  • Shipping services

The Mint Shop staff looks forward to helping you with our fun and friendly service.

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    Collection Connection

    Take home a piece of The Mint Museum with these high-quality reproductions and Mint logo merchandise. Learn More

  • Exhibition Catalogues shop

    Exhibition Catalogues

    Browse our wide array of gorgeously illustrated publications representing our permanent collection as well as catalogues from past, present, and future exhibitions. Learn More

  • Pottery Books shop

    Pottery Books

    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 shop

    Romare Bearden Shop

    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

  • Crafts of the Carolinas shop

    Crafts of the Carolinas

    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