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Mint Museum Randolph

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Address: 2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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+1 704-337-2000
13:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Located in what was the original branch of the United States Mint, Mint...

Located in what was the original branch of the United States Mint, Mint Museum Randolph opened in 1936 in Charlotte’s Eastover neighborhood as the state’s first art museum. Today, in a beautiful park setting, intimate galleries invite visitors to engage with the art of the ancient Americas, ceramics and decorative arts, fashion, European and African art, among other collections. Resources include a reference library with over 18,000 volumes, a theater featuring lectures and performances, and a museum shop offering merchandise that complements both the permanent collection and special exhibitions.

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This gem outside the uptown bustle is just big enough to have an intimate afternoon soaking in some culture. Rotating current exhibitions are thought provoking and always... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This gem outside the uptown bustle is just big enough to have an intimate afternoon soaking in some culture. Rotating current exhibitions are thought provoking and always interesting. Permanent collections highlight some very fine examples of Meso-American artifacts and fine claywork from China and England.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We only toured the "coin" part of the Mint (lower floor), as we were in a time crunch. However, my husband's interest was in the gold coins, as opposed to the art, so it worked out well. Located and surrounded by a park setting, the grounds of the Mint are an extra bonus. Museum Street is in a neighborhood of... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The price was reasonable. My son enjoyed himself and is very interested in going to more museums based on what he saw here.

Thank 4Cocoa
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Very nice facility, immaculately maintained. A true survey of western art from Renaissance to now. Smattering of textiles, modern items from Africa, exhibit of Latin American items. Worth a visit. Not crowded at all.

1 Thank Jack M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

I love this museum - Always something to interest me. Took my cousin who was visiting me and we had a splendid afternoon

1 Thank Lois M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had not visited the Mint Museum in several years, but the lure of free admission on Wednesday evenings encouraged me to go again. It is a small museum in a pretty park, with ample free parking. The docent who led my tour of Maya, Inca and Aztec collections was very knowledgeable and entertaining. She got my group of adults... More 

2 Thank Manatee4Me
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a good weekend inexpensive few hours to get the children out of the house . I was very impressed with the art work. The kids and I had a wonderful time .

1 Thank Debra C
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Well constructed for viewing paintings and glass. Glass exhibit was particularly interesting as well as local paintings.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We started with the ancient American art. I was fascinated by the variety of pottery; the interesting patterns, colors and subject matter. This is an interesting gallery that made me want to learn more about that period in the Americas history.

1 Thank Nancy H
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had some time to kill. Very eclectic space with many interesting pieces & fascinating history. We were on vacation & there's no Ripley's or Madame Tussaud's museum nearby.....

1 Thank HandsomeHoward

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