We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Richards' Coffee Shop

Closed Now: 07:00 - 15:00
Open today: 07:00 - 15:00
Review Highlights
What a awesome Coffee Shop/Military Museum

I heard so much about this place since moving to NC almost 4 years ago! What an awesome place! I... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Kannapolis, North Carolina
via mobile
Veteran museum and coffee shop in one

Happened to walk by and dropped in. The place is riddled with memorabilia from veterans of all US... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Madrid, Spain
Read all 11 reviews
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“awesome place”(2 reviews)
“veterans”(6 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 07:00 - 15:00
See all hours
165 N Main St, Mooresville, NC 28115-2525
+1 704-663-0488
Improve This Listing
Reviews (11)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews military museum awesome place veterans history nc
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I donated a 1955 Communists Chicom (SKS) to Richards, after considering other military museums. Last Thursday, I went to Richards with a guest to have breakfast & view the weapon on display, only to be told it was sold to raise money for the coffee...More

Date of experience: April 2018
10  Thank Horace C
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I heard so much about this place since moving to NC almost 4 years ago! What an awesome place! I regret I didn't visit sooner. Whether you're a Veteran or not ... check this place out!! God bless America! God bless our troops, past, present...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank johnkO504VP
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Happened to walk by and dropped in. The place is riddled with memorabilia from veterans of all US conflicts and the story of the men that served in them. Very impressed by the authenticity of the place and spent over 1 hour strolling around reading...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nyati883
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My father recently retired from the military and went to the coffee shop to see if he could fit in. The veterans and volunteers are the kindest and most heroic group of people I have ever met. There is no 'mafia', where you have to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jean Luc P
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Curiosity and a live for all things military. You want to visit here LynRobin 1 and Robin 2 and Earl F are often there to guide you through a unique and authentic military museum The food strictly Southern Style sandwiches be sure to ask for...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank nosbigs
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Even if you didn't serve or don't even know a veteran, you'll make a friend here. An amazing little privately funded museum (help 'em out ... they are trying to expand). I've enjoyed talking to the staff and volunteers every time. Ralph made me a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank JN1901A
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

It's a great place for Vets to meet other Vets. It's a great place for local musicians to meet and play music on Saturday mornings. Richard served Vets after serving in Viet Nam as a Helicopter Gunship Pilot. After he died, this place became reality....More

1  Thank Ratchman
Reviewed 8 February 2015

It truly is a living museum! Not only do they have many displays of the military and various wars, but you can speak with veterans that hang out there. One of the Vets I met was a B-29 bomber pilot. Cool! They also provide some...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank TonyM_WorldTraveler
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Did not expect to find such an awesome place in this small town. As retired veterans, my wife and I were overwhelmed by the hospitality and friendliness of these vets! Incredible displays and history are on display. We will definitely go back. Hopefully on a...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This attraction is amazing. It is not your typical coffee shop. It is run by all vets who volunteer their time. Over 10,000 veterans have signed the guess list. The organization started when a former Vietnam Gunship Pilot moved to town 12 years ago. The...More

Date of experience: December 2012
4  Thank allenriverford28036
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 nearby hotels
Quality Inn & Suites
89 reviews
4.16 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Mooresville - Lake Norman
201 reviews
4.23 km away
Affordable Suites
37 reviews
4.36 km away
Fairfield Inn Charlotte Mooresville/Lake Norman
198 reviews
4.38 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 290 nearby restaurants
Epic Chophouse
732 reviews
.15 km away
Mooresville Ice Cream Co.
84 reviews
.10 km away
Thai Thai
61 reviews
.48 km away
Big Tiny's BBQ
71 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 73 nearby attractions
The Pit Indoor Kart Racing
323 reviews
1.27 km away
Welcome Home Veterans Living Military Museum
22 reviews
.01 km away
Main St. Antiques and Design Gallery
22 reviews
1.27 km away
Lake Norman Antique Mall
15 reviews
1.61 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Richards' Coffee Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines