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Charlotte Museum of History

3500 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215-3297
+1 704-568-1774
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Mechlanburg County history

My son, sister and I visited this museum. It was very interesting. I am always interested in the... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
b2002lab
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West Carrollton, Ohio
Amazing treasure in Charlotte!

This museum is well run, innovative in their programs and exhibits, and not to be missed. Off the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Amanda E
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Charlotte, NC
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This museum offers audience-focused programs and exhibits, based on the people, buildings, stories and objects that have shaped the history of Charlotte and its surrounding region.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“oldest house” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (2 reviews)
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3500 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215-3297
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

My son, sister and I visited this museum. It was very interesting. I am always interested in the local history of places I visit. The guided tour is a must. The tour guide was very informative and could answer all of our questions,

Thank b2002lab
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This museum is well run, innovative in their programs and exhibits, and not to be missed. Off the beaten path, but well worth the trip out there.

1  Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Have been several times and plan to go again soon. Love the 'spring house' and the home is amazing. They used to have a really nice gift shop but have had to cut back over the years. Recommend to everyone for an enjoyable journey into...More

Thank Lynn V
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went to the first of a series of teas related to British history and were delighted. We saw lots of intriguing things that make us want to go back and spend more time.

Thank Detailperson
Reviewed 22 November 2016

When i got there the sign said to go to the gift shop, the gift shop was not opened. Another lady came and she was also suprised gift shop closed. A staff member came out and said they were not open till 11am, no sign...More

Thank batboy66
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had never heard about a group from Mecklenberg declaring independence from England almost a year before we actually did declare independence from England. Also, nice guided tour of the historical buildings on the grounds.

Thank Laurel S
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a nice museum with a modern building and a historic house. Requires some walking. The modern displays have a lot of reading and not that many artifacts. Guide was knowledgeable.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took our grandchildren to a free day. They had people dressed up for a special presentation. They had kid activities,a tour of the house and yards and free ice cream.

Thank Purnell1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We found this museum by accident one day while visiting Charlotte and were just delighted! Great history here and a very interesting place to visit.

1  Thank Jean C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Living in Charlotte for the past 21 years I had never been to this museum, but it's nice. The museum traces the history of Charlotte and features the city's oldest house. The docent did a great job, and he was very patient with my questions...More

Thank jamestnc
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$10 for grownups $7 for ages 6-17 free for under 6 and members $7 for seniors $5 for military and group rate (10+)
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