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Review of Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown
Ranked #16 of 191 things to do in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The collection here is not like typical art museums, and it's definitely worth the trip. From intricately carved wooden vases to a piece made from old dishwashers...there is a little something for everyone!

Thank TheHuDonalds
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

We were so pleased to be able to see this gallery. What a beautiful building! There's a great variety of work. They have these really near backpacks for kids to help them explore the gallery. This is worth a stop of several hours.

Thank skatinggrandma
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

The location downtown was very convenient. We visited on a Sunday and found free street parking. The curator of this museum has a special talent for displaying very interesting things. There are two pieces by Chuhuly that are very different than his usual style. Thoroughly enjoyable visit.

1  Thank PeggyS30024
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

While my husband and son were at Charlotte Motor Speedway I took in the Mint and was so glad I did. So many beautiful things! The craft displays were outstanding. It was easy to spend a couple of hours.

Thank janzyellie
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

One of the best museums I have ever been to. The artwork displays are stunning. The staff are very informative and friendly.

Thank lolangi
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