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Levine Museum of the New South

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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.
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200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2508
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+1 704-333-1887
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Museum of the new south presents the culture & history of Charlotte after the civil war. The exhibits are easy to read and relate to; there is something for all ages. My favorite was a walk through the buildings of the old downtown, circa...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suzanne m
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have visited the Museum of the New South many times and truly enjoy it. It gives a very good history of the civil rights movement that is honest, yet tasteful in that we can learn from our past, come together today, and go forward. But...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Friendnc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had just been to the seventh street market and the museum is next door- Modern and light it tells the tale of Charlotte and the country from the civil war forward. There are recreations of share croppers quarters and slave residences- both very modest...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Civil War history has been well documented. but what happened after the War? This museum tackles the development of Charlotte and the Piedmont area after the War. First we learned the story of the cotton industry and the families who worked with the growth of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum will take about 2 hours of your time and is well worth it. The exhibits are thoughtful and the 'time-line' approach of 'walking through history' works well. This museum would be accessible to children from about 8 years up with lots of interactive...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leytonite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this museum. It tells the story of the south that few hear about, after the civil war. Everyone we have taken here has loved it and learned a lot. Great place!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed December 12, 2018

It was great we were there for my nephews wedding. They had the food catered from there as well and it was delicious!!! The staff was so helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank misspage1981
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Compact museum with a dual focus on major economic drivers and race relations in the Charlotte region since the Civil War. Very well done, with interactive exhibits, videos, and other displays. Highly informative regarding cotton and textiles, and then the rise of the local banking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 333TheTruth
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I picked Charlotte for a weekend Getaway to attend an NBA game and an NFL game. While there we visited this gem of a museum! Lots of history! Self guided with lots of information for all ages, chreed or color! Great for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

I was very surprised to see all the history details of the area here at the Levine Musuem. It represents the change in how black people were treated also, and how the area connects different industries and their development. We love history and are planning...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Ni C
May 17, 2017|
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March 26, 2017|
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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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January 10, 2016|
Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
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