The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is located in Center City Charlotte just blocks from I-77 and I-277 between Stonewall Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Levine Center for the Arts. The Bechtler is joined at the center by the Knight Theater, the Mint Museum Uptown and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.

DIRECTIONS

  • I-77 Southbound
    • Take I-77 South to Exit 9
    • Continue to I-277 North/US-74 East, Exit 9B (.3 miles)
    • Take I-277 North to South College Street, Exit 1E (.6 miles)
    • Turn left at East Stonewall Street
    • Turn right onto South Tryon Street (.1 miles)
    • Arrive at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on left
  • I-77 Northbound
    • Take I-77 North to Exit 9
    • Continue to I-277 North/US-74 East, Exit 9B (1 mile)
    • Take I-277 North to South College Street, Exit 1E (.6 miles)
    • Turn left at East Stonewall Street
    • Turn right onto South Tryon Street (.1 miles)
    • Arrive at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on left.
  • I-85 Southbound
    • Take I-85 South to I-77 South/US-21 South, Exit 38
    • Take I-77 South to Exit 9
    • Continue to I-277 North/US-74 East, Exit 9B (.3 miles)
    • Take I-277 North to South College Street, Exit 1E (.6 miles)
    • Turn left at East Stonewall Street
    • Turn right onto South Tryon Street (.1 miles)
    • Arrive at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on left.
  • I-85 Northbound
    • Take I-85 North to I-77 South/US-21 South, Exit 38.
    • Take I-77 South to Exit 9
    • Continue to I-277 North/US-74 East, Exit 9B (.3 miles)
    • Take I-277 North to South College Street, Exit 1E (.6 miles)
    • Turn left at East Stonewall Street
    • Turn right onto South Tryon Street (.1 miles)
    • Arrive at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on left.

PARKING

Parking garages, surface lots and metered spaces are available near the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

Discounted museum parking is provided only at the Levine Center for the Arts garage, located below the Duke Energy Center at 550 South Tryon Street. The visitor entrance to the parking garage is located on West Stonewall Street. Visitor parking is offered on levels P1 and P2.

Museum visitors who use the Levine Center for the Arts garage will receive a parking validation coupon at the admission desk. Visitors must use the coupon ticket along with their original parking ticket upon exit of the garage to receive the discount. Daily rates for museum visitors are $1 for the first half hour and $1 per half hour thereafter up to a max of $10. All day Saturday and Sunday is a max of $5.

To arrive at the museum from the Levine Center for the Arts parking garage, use the Plaza Elevators (not the Tower Elevators) and press level P. Exit to the left and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is across the street. 

Note: The Levine Center for the Arts parking garage charges a premium rate for Carolina Panthers game-day parking (as well as for NCAA football and World Cup soccer games). Bechtler Museum of Modern Art visitors are exempt from the charge as long as they inform the attendant upon entering the garage. Museum visitors will be subject to pay the discounted cultural facility parking rate.

PUBLIC TRANSPORATION

Charlotte Area Transit System bus routes 2, 16, 18 and 19 stop within walking distance of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

The nearest LYNX Light Rail stop to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is the 3rd Street Station at the Charlotte Convention Center.

For additional information, visit the Charlotte Area Transit System website or call 704-336-RIDE.

CHARLOTTE, NC

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Charlotte is fondly referred to as the Queen City and is named after Queen Charlotte, the wife of King George III of England. It is the largest city in North Carolina and is situated halfway between Raleigh and Atlanta.

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