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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 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 shop.


at Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 337-2000


  • Mon-TuesCLOSED
  • 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


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. If using GPS, you can enter address 130 West Stonewall Street to find the garage entrance. Parking is also available at The Green located nearby on South Tryon Street.

Discounted parking rates for the Center for the Arts Parking Garages 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

Request a parking voucher while visiting the museum 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.

Notice of Construction at 525 South Church Street

Construction of the 43-story, 394-unit luxury apartment tower located above the Mint Museum Uptown has changed the traffic pattern around the Levine Center of the Arts. Link - Read More >



  • LevelGeneral Admission | Special Exhibition
  • Mint Members  (Not a member? Join now)FREE
  • Adults $12 | $24
  • College Students / Seniors (65+) $9 | $18
  • Children 5-17 $6
  • 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.
  • ***We honor reciprical memberships for general admission, but special exhibition fees may apply for North American Reciprocal Membership and South Eastern Reciprical Membership  


Current Exhibitions



2017 Holiday Hours

  • Friday, JAN 1 CLOSED
  • Saturday, JAN 2 CLOSED
  • Thursday, NOV 23 CLOSED
  • Sunday, DEC 24 CLOSED