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With the omicron variant spreading so rapidly in our community, and with the safety of our visitors and staff in mind, the Museum is rescheduling its free community day originally planned for this Saturday, Jan. 15. The museum building and grounds will be closed to the public through the month of January. The museum plans to reopen to the public for regular hours on Saturday, Feb. 5. Tickets for February admission are on sale now. To purchase, click the “Buy Tickets” button below.

The new exhibit, “A Better Life for Our Children. Photographs & Stories by Andrew Feiler” will open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 5 instead. The free community day to celebrate the opening of the new exhibit is now planned for Saturday, Feb. 26, as part of the annual African American Heritage Festival. 

Our Commitment to
Social Justice & Equity

As historians, we believe it’s our job to hold up a clear mirror to history, showing us who we are and how we can be better.

As a result, we’ve made seven commitments going forward, and we invite you to read those here.       


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Unfortunately, The Charlotte Museum of History cannot offer refunds for cancellations made less than 30 days in advance. Thank you for understanding.