Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown

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, and Museum Shop.

Mint Museum Uptown

500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Free 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.)
Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed: Monday and major holidays (including New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)


View the Mint Museums family visit guide.

  • Members Free
  • Adults $10
  • College Students and Seniors (65+) with an ID $8
  • Children 5-17 $5
  • Children 4 and under free

Note: Admission to the Mint Museum Randolph and the Mint Museum Uptown are both free on Tuesday from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Note: 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.
Note: Wheelchairs are available to those with disabilities. Please contact the front desk staff at 704.337.2000 for more information.


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.

Parking Rates

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. Discounted parking rates for the Center for the Arts Parking Garage 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

Parking tickets must be brought into the museum for validation 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). Rates are applicable except during a special event – i.e., Panther’s games, street festivals or parades.

After you park your vehicle, head for the Plaza Elevators (as opposed to the Tower Elevators). Level “P” will take you to the street level and the Gift Shop. Level 2 will take you to the entrance of the museum.

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