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Top museum recommendations from locals

Museum
“Shrine to stock-car drivers past & present plus a museum with interactive exhibits & a theater.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“The Mint Museum Uptown houses outstanding collections of American, contemporary, and European art. The five-story, 145,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with groundbreaking exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Great place to spend a day for hands-on fun with kids. Just 10 minutes away!”
  • 69 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Beautiful collection of 20th century masterpieces, including works by Warhol, Miro, and Picasso. The current collection is "Framing It." ”
  • 39 locals recommend
History Museum
“Using history to build community, we explore the New South from the end of the Civil War to today through powerful exhibits, programs and dialogue.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
“Large library dedicated to religious leader Billy Graham, plus his original home with tours.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Art Museum
“I really enjoy the Mint Museum. It shows a good background and history of Charlotte. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Formerly known as the Afro-American Cultural Center, is named for Harvey Gantt, the city’s first African-American mayor and the first African-American student at Clemson University. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“We are 4 minutes of this beautiful nature preserve. This is an absolutely most visit spot!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“Enjoy airplanes? Why not visit this hidden treasure and see the famous Miracle on the Hudson airplane now located in this museum. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“Originally part of a 911 acre plantation, this old home & its gardens are open for tours & events.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Very neat museum showing historical, ecological, economical, geographical perspectives. The original Hezekiah Alexander homestead is also on the property. Admission is typically $10/person. However, several nights throughout the year offer free events/admission. It's worth the trip. Good for adults and kids, alike.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“They have a variety of hiking trails that wind around Lake Norman. Hiking, Horse Back Riding, Kayaking and Canoeing are free if you bring your own equipment. Equipment rental is available on a reserved and first come first served basis. This lake is very picturesque and romantic. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Kid-oriented education center with live animals, nature trail & a play area, plus music events.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Let your imagination soar at the Carolinas Aviation Museum. Relive the country’s proudest moments with exhibits featuring aircraft from war and peacetime.”
  • 3 locals recommend