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Charlotte Stories: Our Collections, Your Treasures

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.
704-568-1774

Highlights a variety of treasures from the Charlotte Museum of History collection, as well as borrowed items. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old
Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)

Charlotte's Pole to Pole Flag

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.
704-568-1774

This exhibit traces a Charlotte city flag's journey to the North and South Poles. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old
Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)

Mecklenburg: Crossroads of Commerce

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.
704-568-1774

Tells the story of Charlotte from the nation's first Gold Rush through the Civil War, World War II and other significant events leading to the present day. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old
Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)

Settlement in the Backcountry

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.
704-568-1774

Learn about 18th century settlers who traveled the Great Wagon Road into the rugged N.C. Piedmont frontier. You can also view Charlotte as it appeared in 1775 through an interactive diorama. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old
Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)

Solving the Rock House Mysteries

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.
704-568-1774

Chronicles the restoration of the Alexander homesite and explores the names, faces, myths and legends surrounding the more than 230-year-old home. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old
Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
N'rich the Soul

N'rich the Soul

Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sat., July 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through July 1
704-299-7432

Explore your artistic expression in an uplifting environment of like minds. $125
Oneaka 4450 The Plaza Suite A, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
George III and Queen Charlotte Tea

George III and Queen Charlotte Tea

Sun., June 25, 4-5:30 p.m.
704-568-1774

In the fall of 1760, George III from the House of Hanover assumed the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The next year, he married Charlotte, a princess from Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Germany. During his reign, George III saw the loss of many of the British colonies in North America. The presentation looks at the lives of George III and Queen Charlotte, the namesake of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. $25 for public; $20 for members

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The Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
Highland Scots of North Carolina Tea

Highland Scots of North Carolina Tea

Sun., July 30, 4-5:30 p.m.
704-568-1774

In the mid eighteenth-century, thousands of Highland Scots immigrated to central North Carolina. Among the settlers was Flora MacDonald, who famously rescued Bonnie Prince Charlie after the Jacobite rebellions. The presentation examines the culture of the Highlanders, and their history in North Carolina and the American Revolutionary War. $25 for public; $20 for members

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The Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

Sun., Aug. 27, 4-5:30 p.m.
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As the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Winston Churchill led the British through the darkest days of the Second World War. The presentation examines Churchill’s life and career, and his key role in Britain’s “finest hour.” $20 for members; $25 for public

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The Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
Mad About Modern Home Tour

Mad About Modern Home Tour

Sat., Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
704-568-1774

The Charlotte Museum of History is proud to present the 2017 Mad About Modern Home Tour. Join us this fall as we celebrate Charlotte’s unique midcentury modern architectural history through an amazing collection of homes. Please see website for more details

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Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
Exploring North Carolina During the Great War: WWI Symposium

Exploring North Carolina During the Great War: WWI Symposium

Sun., Sept. 17, 12:30-5:30 p.m.
704-568-1774

Join scholars from around the region to discuss Camp Greene and the larger impact of the Great War on North Carolina, followed by a screening of the documentary City of Canvas: The Story of Camp Greene. The day will conclude with a reception featuring complimentary snacks and beverages. Public registration $25; member registration $20; student registration $5 (must show ID at event

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Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
The Story of London Tea

The Story of London Tea

Sun., Oct. 1, 4-5:30 p.m.
704-568-1774

Founded by the Romans at a crossing on the River Thames, the city of London has a storied history. The capital of England, London was the focus of the British Empire in the nineteenth-century. Surviving fires, plagues and wars, London continues as the center of British government and royal ceremonies and is a leading city of the modern world. The presentation overviews the history of London from ancient to modern times. $20 for members; $25 for public

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The Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
Save Siloam School Fundraiser

Save Siloam School Fundraiser

Mon., Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m.
704-568-1774

Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch and Marshall Washington-Cabiness Abuwi. Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a great-grandson of Julius Rosenwald, has written a book titled You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South. Mr. Abuwi will discuss the legacy of his great-grandfather, Dr. Booker T. Washington. A cocktail reception from 6:00 – 7:00 will be followed by dinner and the speakers. This program will benefit the restoration of the Siloam School. $35

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The Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte East Charlotte (map)
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