The Mint Museum Uptown houses the internationally-renowned Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 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 groundbreaking exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences. Located in the heart of Charlotte's burgeoning uptown, the 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 + Culture, the Knight Theater, and the Duke Energy Center, and features a range of visitor amenities, including a 240-seat Auditorium, Family Gallery, studios, Café,Plan my Charlotte trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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PARKING LOCATION & RATES
Parking is available at the Levine Center for the Arts Garage, located in the Duke Energy Center and accessible from West Stonewall Street or South Church Street.
The Levine Center for the Arts Garage contains approximately 200 visitor spaces located on levels P1 and P2, which are available for visitors to Levine Center for the Arts. Parking is provided on a first-come first-served basis. The cashier booth accepts cash, debit cards, MasterCard, and Visa. Personal checks are not accepted, and receipts are provided for all cash or credit transactions.
The Mint Museum offers discounted parking validation (up to half off), with a minimum $5 charge.
For more information on the Levine Center for the Arts Garage and current parking rates, please click here >>.
* Note; Parking tickets must be brought into the museum for validation to receive reduced rates. Non-validated tickets will pay the regular parking rates.
**Rates apply to visitors parking at the cultural campus on the visitor levels. Rates are applicable to visitors except during special events, sporting events, festivals, or parades.
Mint Museum Uptown Reviews
I stopped by the Mint Museum Uptown on a hot Saturday afternoon and was pleasantly surprised that it was not crowded. The very modern exterior lured me in to the building. The museum is beautifully cu... more »
My son and I visited the Mint on a recent trip to Charlotte. Charmed by the massive yet beautiful outside, we were treated to a truly exciting and compelling collection. We loved the American art, wit... more »
Charmed by the massive yet beautiful outside, we were treated to a truly exciting and compelling collection. We loved the American art, with sprinkles of costumes and sculpture, going from early America up to contemporary art. The spaces are open and flexible, with nice touches and perfect lighting, inviting you to linger at your favorites (and we had several). The craft/sculptural floor is also stunning, with a few massive works and small works that you simply want to absorb. We even loved the temporary installation! Just a great find for anyone visiting downtown.
If you're a fan of Modern Art, then this is a must-see when you're in Charlotte. There is some traditional art at this location, but it is the Modern Art that tis the most stunning. It is well presented in a series of galleries that are spread over three floors, with both elevator and escalator access. The museum is located in the heart of downtown (they call it "uptown") with parking right next door. The Museum Store is unusually large for a smaller museum like this, and although a bit pricey, they have a good selection of items related to art and the museum.
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