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Levine Museum of the New South

200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2508
+1 704-333-1887
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Visitors are awed by the interactive, multi-sensory exhibits at this museum dedicated to exploring the Southern United States during the post-Civil War period.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (49 reviews)
“cotton fields” (17 reviews)
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200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2508
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"civil war"
in 49 reviews
"cotton fields"
in 17 reviews
"southern history"
in 12 reviews
"lunch counter"
in 12 reviews
"old south"
in 9 reviews
"barber shop"
in 9 reviews
"cotton gin"
in 6 reviews
"piedmont region"
in 6 reviews
"main exhibit"
in 10 reviews
"jim crow"
in 5 reviews
"temporary exhibits"
in 6 reviews
"african americans"
in 6 reviews
"north carolina"
in 20 reviews
"charlotte's history"
in 11 reviews
"public market"
in 6 reviews
"two hours"
in 16 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

More interactive than I expected and interesting. I enjoyed it and stayed longer than anticipated. I was just visiting for the weekend and had a few hours so popped along at enjoyed it.

Thank Fiona C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Levine "Museum of the New South" should be renamed to The Levine "Agenda Driven Revisionist History Museum". It's bad enough American History has devolved within our public schools, but this sort of museum is tiresome.

2  Thank mikem0ng0
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there to see history of the South but came out disappointed. Lot of newspaper clippings and pictures from magazines In my opinion professional museum like this can do much better job than clippings from newspapers Will not recommend

1  Thank skymouse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum presented a very interesting view of the history of this area. It had some really nice simulations of stores, homes and shops of the early part of the twentieth century. It was a little heavy on the Black Lives Matter aspect. Definitely worth...More

Thank stems22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits are very well done showing the transformation of Charlotte after the civil war to the present day, at the same time acknowledging the injustices of the past. "From Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers" is a wonderful display. As visitors from overseas we were very...More

Thank QueenslandGirl2010
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's always nice to get a historic perspective when visiting a city. This museum had "just enough" information to give an good understanding of Charlotte. It was great for first time visitors

Thank coolgal500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My adult son is visiting from out of town and I was looking for something for us to do. I found the Levine museum on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. Park in the adjoining garage on 7th street and have your ticket...More

Thank RSpicer
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The permanent exhibit "From Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers" is incredibly interesting, and I learn something new every time I go through. The rotating exhibits are always worth touring, offering insights into historical events that are useful when considering current events. And the special programs, panel...More

Thank jc19602015
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I took three of my children here one day while they were still in high school. It turned out to be a great experience. The museum has a way of presenting facts, some were pretty tough. It was not one sided, it was very honest...More

2  Thank CallsignYoda
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! I paid $9.60 to tour all levels of the museum and I learned a ton while I was there. There was a lot I knew about Charlotte before going but learned so many new things I had no idea about while...More

Thank HollyBlunkall
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Admission Adults $8.00 Seniors (62+) $6.00 Students, Educators and Active Military $6.00 (with current, valid ID) Children (6-18) $5.00 Ages 5 and under FREE Groups $5.00 (10 or more, with advance reservation) Museum... More
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This museum offers an experience. It depends on if you decide to immerse yourself in that experience both the historical periods as well as present day. If you are going with children who are say 11 years old and up I think... More
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