Adult Self-Guided Tours
Appointments are required for guided and self-guided group visits to The Mint Museum. Tours must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance. Tours must have a minimum of 10 visitors and no more than 60. Once you’ve requested a tour, the Tour Programs Coordinator will reach out to you within 48 hours.
Highlights of the Mint’s Collection
The Mint Museum was the first art museum established in North Carolina in 1936, but before that museum building showcased art, it housed the first branch of the U.S. Mint — hence the museum name. This tour gives a brief history of the museum and highlights pieces from the Mint’s diverse collections including Fashion, Decorative Arts, Art of the Ancient Americas, American Art, Modern and Contemporary Art, and Craft + Design. Museum Highlights tours are available at Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph.
Group Size Pricing
11 AM – 5 PM
11 AM – 8 PM
Thursday – Saturday
11 AM – 5 PM
1 PM – 4 PM
The Mint Museum is closed on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, and New Year’s Day
Frequently Asked Questions
Mint Museum Randolph offers a spacious parking lot directly in front of the building. Park for free!
Mint Museum Uptown offers $10 maximum validation to our visitors 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 address 130 West Brooklyn Village Ave, Charlotte, NC 28202 to find the garage entrance.