Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive, is closed to visitors, but in anticipation of its reopening, is inviting guests onto the ground for a special afternoon once a month. Read on to learn about this in-person event, as well as an upcoming virtual event.
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You also might be interested in this list of the reopening plans of other Charlotte area museums.
Lunch & Learn: Collecting Charlotte’s History
Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Free (follow above link to register)
Join Charlotte Museum of History President & CEO Adria Focht to step inside the vault and explore some of the treasures of the Museum not currently on display. Each object has a story to tell about all the people who have called the Queen City home.
The Museum will open its 8-acre site for a self-guided, outdoor experience of Charlotte’s oldest home site. Guests can explore the Museum’s park-like setting, walk through the garden, and view the historic buildings. Tickets are discounted to just $10 per vehicle and include a digital guidebook that tells the story of the people who lived and worked at the Rock House and includes videos and resources to dig deeper into Charlotte’s past. To support social distancing, tickets are limited.
Visitors over the age of 5 are required to wear a face covering when they may be within six feet of any person not in their group, including Museum staff. Visitors ages 2-5 are highly encouraged to wear a face covering. Please read our full mask policy below.
The Museum building as well as the historic buildings will not be open. No restrooms are available for visitors, so please plan accordingly.
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Upcoming Events in the Charlotte area -- both virtual and in-personCheck out our full events calendar, where you can enter any date, or look at the events for the next few days here:
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021