Event Calendar

Please join us for the following special events produced by The Charlotte Museum of History!

The Charlotte Museum of History is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are happy to schedule a tour for you on days that we are not regularly open.

In addition to our regular public hours, please join us for the following special events!


Backcountry Explorers: Colonial Occupations
Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 1:00 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive
Become a Backcountry Explorer and journey through our region’s history! This year, we will be learning all about Colonial professions. Our first occupation to explore is Masonry. Come join us to learn about this trade and put your new knowledge into action with a fun craft!

$10 per child

Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp

January 2017

Twelfth Night
Saturday, 7 January 2017 at 6:00 pm

Twelfth Night was the end of the Christmas season and was celebrated with great revelry! Join with the Backcountry folk as they sing carols around the bonfires, toast the fruit trees, and play colonial games. Learn about the history of Twelfth Night and take a candlelight tour of the house. Enjoy cider and Twelfth Night cake in the log kitchen.

$8 for members; $10 for public; $5 for ages 6-12; Free for under 6.

Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp

Queen Victoria Tea
Sunday, 15 January 2017 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

Join us to celebrate the release of the new PBS series Victoria.This tea will explore the life and times of Queen Victoria who inherited the throne in 1837 at the age of eighteen. She reigned for almost sixty-four years, during one of the greatest periods of the British Empire. Join us to learn more about this remarkable monarch while enjoying some tea and a selection of confections. 
$20 for members; $25 for public

Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp

Family Fun Day
Saturday, 14 January 2017 at 1:00pm – 4:00pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

The Charlotte Museum of History will partner with Drums 4 Life to produce three Family Fun Days that celebrate African American culture. The January event will explore explore Justice, Protest and Inspiration. Each day will include African drum circle music, an educational activity that centers on African American history in Charlotte, and a craft activity for children to make a drum and create their own drum circle. A local poet and artist will enhance the program by adding poetry and a collective art project that will involve attendees.

FREE for all!

Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Registerfree.asp

APRIL 2017

Civil War Symposium
Saturday, 29 April 2017 | 8:30am-3:00pm
3500 Shamrock Drive

Join the Charlotte Metrolina Civil War Roundtable and Charlotte Museum of History for our Third Annual Civil War Symposium. This year’s symposium will feature experts who examine four key battles of the Civil War: Antietam, Vicksburg, Shiloh, and Chickamauga.

$10 Registration Fee, Additional $10 for Lunch

Please register before April 22, 2017
Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp


The Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
Phone: 704.568.1774

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