VISIT THE CHARLOTTE MUSEUM OF HISTORY

The Museum offers engaging exhibits, tours, and programs for visitors of all ages. The museum galleries and historic grounds are now open, and during our guided tours you can view the interiors of the historic buildings at the 1774 Homesite. Daily tickets are limited. Planning a visit? We recommend purchasing tickets in advance. Join us today!

You can find virtual tours and free history programs on the Digital Learning page. Have questions? Please email the Museum at info@charlottemuseum.org.


HOURS:

 Open Saturdays from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, with last entry at 4:00  pm.


ADMISSION: 

Museum admission includes access to all current exhibits in the Museum building, including the brand-new Siloam School exhibit, as well as access to the grounds of the 1774 Homesite for self-guided tours.

  • $10 – Adults
  • $7 – Seniors (62+), Children (6-17), and students w/ ID
  • Blue Star Museum: between Memorial Day and Labor Day, admission is free to active-duty military personnel and their families

Guided tours of the 1774 Rock House & Homesite are available as an add-on to your daily admission. Guided tours are offered twice a day at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Tickets are limited to accommodate the smaller spaces inside the historic structures, and we strongly recommend purchasing them in advance.

  • $8 (addition to daily admission fee) – Guided tour of the 1774 Rock House and Homesite, (6+) (Children 0-5 – free)

SAFETY GUIDELINES:

Admission to the Museum and Guided Tours of the 1774 Homesite is limited to allow for social distancing. When possible, please maintain at least 6 feet of space between yourself and those not in your party while inside the Museum and historic structures.

The Museum is following the most recent CDC guidelines and no longer requires face coverings for fully vaccinated guests. All guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask or face covering indoors to protect at-risk and unvaccinated people in this family-friendly environment.


LOCATION:

3500 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215

Just 5 miles from Uptown Charlotte, the Museum is located at 3500 Shamrock Dr, between Eastway Dr and Sharon Amity Rd.


PARKING:

The museum has ample parking for cars and buses. Parking is free for visitors.


PET POLICY:

Service animals only in the Museum or on the historic grounds.


PHOTOGRAPHY:

Video and still photography for non-commercial use is permitted.

Permission is required to schedule photography or videography for commercial use or for special occasions, including family portraits, prom photos, wedding/engagement photos, or any other promotional use.

The fee is $150/hour and must be paid in advance. To schedule a photo session, call 704.568.1774 ext. 106 or email info@charlottemuseum.org.