Visiting the Charlotte Museum of History

We appreciate your interest in the Charlotte Museum of History.  The information below will help you plan your visit.  If you need additional information, please email us at info@charlottemuseum.org.

Museum Hours

Tuesday- Saturday
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Visit our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on weather-related closures.

Guided Tours

Tuesday – Saturday
Noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The last tour of the day begins at 4:00 p.m.

We can also make an appointment for your group to visit anytime during the week.

Please review the website tour and group tour pages, along with the event calendar page for additional information.

For additional information on visiting or scheduling a group tour, please call 704-568-1774 ext. 101 or email info@charlottemuseum.org.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Location:

3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215 

Admission

Adults
Children (6- 17)
Children under 6
Members
Senior Citizens (62+)
Military
Group Rate (10 or more)
$10
$7
Free
Free
$7
$5
$5

Directions

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The Museum is located just 5 miles from Uptown Charlotte, at 3500 Shamrock Drive, between Eastway Drive and Sharon Amity Road.

Driving Directions

Heading South on I-77
Take Exit 18, make a left onto Harris Blvd. East.
Follow Harris Blvd. East for about 13 miles.
Turn right on Sharon Amity Road.
Follow Sharon Amity for about 1 mile.
Turn right on Shamrock Drive.
Follow Shamrock Dr. for 1.3 miles.
Museum will be on the left.

Heading North on I-77
Bear right onto I-85 North.
Follow I-85 north to Exit 41.
Turn right onto Sugar Creek Road.
Follow Sugar Creek for about 3 miles.
Bear right onto Eastway Drive.
Follow Eastway to next traffic light.
Turn left onto Shamrock Drive.
Follow Shamrock for .5 miles.
Museum will be on the right.

Heading North on I-85
Take Exit 41 make a right onto Sugar Creek Road.
Follow Sugar Creek Road for about 3 miles.
Bear right onto Eastway Drive.
Follow Eastway to next traffic light.
Turn left onto Shamrock Drive.
Follow Shamrock for .5 miles.
Museum will be on the right.

Heading South on I-85
Take Exit 45A onto Harris Blvd. East
Follow Harris Blvd. to Sharon Amity Road.
Turn right on Sharon Amity Road.
Follow Sharon Amity for about 1 mile.
Turn right onto Shamrock Drive.
Follow Shamrock for about 1.3 miles.
Museum will be on the left.

From most South Charlotte locations
Take Sharon Amity across Independence Blvd.
Stay on Sharon Amity across Central Ave.
Follow Sharon Amity to Shamrock Drive.
Turn left onto Shamrock.
Follow Shamrock for about 1.3 miles.
Museum will be on the left.

Parking

The museum parking lot contains ample parking spaces for cars and buses.

Photography

Video and still photography is permitted on condition that the photographs are for personal, noncommercial use.
Permission is needed to use the Museum or Home Site for commercial and still photography.

A fee of $100 per hour is charged and must be paid in advance.

To schedule a photo session, please call 704-568-1774 ext. 101 or email info@charlottemuseum.org