Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown houses the internationally renowned Craft + Design collection, as well as outstanding collections of American and contemporary 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.


Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202



Paid parking is available for passenger vehicles up to 9 feet tall in the Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage located on Brooklyn Village Avenue between Tryon and Church Streets. If using GPS, you can enter the address 130 West Brooklyn Village Ave, Charlotte, NC 28202 to find the garage entrance.

After you park your vehicle, head for the Plaza Elevators (as opposed to the Duke Energy Tower Elevators). Level P★ will take you to the street level and the museum store; level 2 will take you to the museum entrance and Mariposa restaurant.

The Mint Museum provides a $10 parking validation for the Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage. Please ask the the front desk for a validation ticket.

Guide to Getting Uptown


The Mint Museum is closed on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, and New Year’s Day

Price of Admission

Your General admission ticket gives you access to both Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph for two consecutive days.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a good public transportation option for 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.

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World-to-table dining in the heart of Uptown Charlotte

Enjoy lunch, dinner, or weekend jazz brunch before or after exploring the museum.