Museums and Galleries

This page lists museums and galleries with family friendly exhibits in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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Animal Encounters at Discovery Place Nature

Come visit us and observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley, hang out in our Big Backyard, explore the Paw Paw Nature Trail in the ...

Area: Central
1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC, 28209
Bechtler Museum

The Bechtler is a jewel of a museum, only the second in this country designed by the Swiss architect Mario Botta. It is intimate in scale, delightfull ...

Area: Central
420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Carl J McEwen Historic Village

The Mint Hill Historical Society Office is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am until 2 pm. Tours of the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village are avail ...

Area: East
7601 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC, 28227
Carolina Aviation Museum

Learn about the aircraft and then sit in an actual cockpit to experience what it would have been like to fly them.

Area: Central
4672 First Flight Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28208
Charlotte Museum of History

A visit to The Charlotte Museum of History can include any combination of the following options: * Guided tour of the Hezekiah Alexander home site ...

Area: Central
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28215
Charlotte Trolley Power House Museum

Charlotte Trolley engages and educates the community through restoring and running vintage trolleys and street cars.

Area: Central
1507 Camden Road, Charlotte, NC, 28203
Discovery Place Kids

Discovery Place KIDS are children’s museums featuring developmentally-appropriate experiences that encourage interactive learning through play. By par ...

Area: North
105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
Discovery Place Nature

Step into a world where science is brought to life through interactive exhibits and explosive experiments during daily programs. Connect with the past ...

Area: South
1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC
Discovery Place Science

Step into a world where science is brought to life through interactive exhibits and explosive experiments during daily programs. Connect with the past ...

Area: Central
301 N Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, 28202
Harvey B. Gantt Center

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture presents, preserves and celebrates excellence in the art, history and culture of Africa ...

Area: Central
551 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Hendrick Motorsports Museum

Hendrick Motorsports is located in Concord, N.C., one mile from Charlotte Motor Speedway. The campus features state-of-the-art facilities and technol ...

Area: North
4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28262
Levin Museum of the New South

Levine Museum of the New South is an interactive museum housing the nation's most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War Southern history. Vis ...

Area: Central
200 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Mint Museum

Mint Museum Randolph & Mint Museum Uptown) Activate your experience in the galleries by using drawing, writing, and hands-on games designed for kids t ...

Area: West
NASCAR Hall of Fame

The NASCAR Hall of Fame wasn't just built to be a museum. It was built to be a shrine to the history, heritage, and future of the sport we love.

Area: Central
400 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Schiele Museam of Natural history, The

The natural wonders of North America and North Carolina coupled with the rich history of our region are all reflected in The Schiele's exceptional exh ...

Area: West
1500 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC, 28054
Wells Fargo Museum

The museum highlights gold mining in North Carolina, and the beginnings of Wachovia Bank. Exhibits include a model of an 1889 Wachovia Bank branch fro ...

Area: Central
401 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202