Museums & Historic Sites

Carolinas Aviation Museum

Let your imagination take flight at this museum, which offers a mix of history and STEM education in the nation’s First in Flight state. Located just alongside Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the Carolinas Aviation Museum is home to aircraft and artifacts from the advent of aviation, including the iconic award-winning “Miracle on the Hudson” exhibition.

4672 1st Flight Dr, Charlotte | 704.997.3770 | Distance from Hotel: 6.6 miles

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta and opened in 2010, this “jewel of a museum” features works by Picasso, Warhol, and many other important and influential artists of the mid-20th century. The building itself is a work of art and one of Charlotte’s most inspiring spaces.

420 S Tryon St, Charlotte | 704.353.9200 | Distance from Hotel:  6.3 miles

Billy Graham Library

Learn about the life of this legendary figure as you browse photos, memorabilia, testimonials, and books. Special events, including holiday celebrations, are a draw to this site.

4330 Westmont Dr, Charlotte | 704.401.3200 | Distance from Hotel: 3.7 miles