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Mint Museum Randolph

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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...more
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2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207-2012
+1 704-337-2000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 January 2006

I frequent a lot of museums (I live outside of DC, the museum capital of the world ;o) and I have to say that this is one of the better ones because of its diverse content. The price is reasonable ($6) as some I have...More

4  Thank VaBelle35
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2015

I thought mint museum meant historical money inside there but I was highly disappointed with seeing only two cases of coins and majority of museum looked like a regular museum of artwork

2  Thank n0mad2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice museum. They must hold a lot of events there because people were setting things up all over the place both times we visited. It made it a little hard to view some of the rooms with all the activity and stuff...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Today was the Exhibition opening for African-Print Fashion at the Mint Museum Randolph. The event included some of the artists telling about their experiences and their successes and opportunities during the meet and greet, samples of the cultural food, dancing and drums were also a...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Had visited the Mint Museum Uptown several times, but had never made it to the Randolph location. It's set in a beautiful park with gorgeous homes just behind the back entrance. I loved reading the very informative and fascinating history of the building and was...More

Thank Cate5655
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Went out to this nice museum specifically to see the Oscar de la Renta exhibit. It was awesome! If you’re in the area, and have an even passing interest in fashion, don’t miss this temporary exhibit, recently extended to August 19. The gift shop had...More

Thank Solarad
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The Mint Museum Randolph offers some fine galleries IF you're keen on certain fields of arts. They have a wonderful Pre-Columbian collection, art that is one of my favorites. There are fine examples of pottery and other objects that span the Pre-Columbian cultures. Also included...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 14 July 2018

What a Gem. Plan on 1-2 hours depending on your speed. All of the exhibits were well labelled and informative. Plenty of parking and a huge park right outside - great spot for a picnic before / after the museum visit. Interesting information on the...More

Thank Double64Double
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a small exhibit of de La Renta,s clothing. The Mint is a small museum which you can do in 2 hours. Wed nights are free. I do not consider this an exciting museum and certainly not of the caliber of The Met in...More

1  Thank judy l
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a small but very nice museum. It is very easy to go through in a couple of hours. There is useful info online .

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We went here to browse and see the Oscar de la Renta exhibit. This is not like the museums we are used to and we were followed everywhere by security. We enjoyed the exhibit though.

Thank mikeyt62
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were planning to go to the Uptown Mint Museum but luckily the GPS took us here. There was an Oscar de la Renta exhibit of gowns that was well done and informative. The permanent collections were also very good. Best of all our group...More

Thank Sonny844
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13 May 2016|
Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
$12 general adult, $24 special exhibition. If you go on Wednesdays from 5-9pm it is free. Also if you have a Bank of America card or account evidence from BofA they give you free admission on wednesday I believe. Call to... More
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