When will tickets go on sale?
Tickets will go on sale August 30, 2022.
Can I buy tickets the day of the tour?
Yes, tickets to the Mad About Modern Home Tour will be available the day of unless they sell out.
What does my ticket purchase include?
Each ticket purchase includes entrance to the homes on the day of the tour, access to the 360-degree tours, and a keepsake Digital Guidebook.
Do you offer refunds on tickets purchased?
Sorry, tickets are non-refundable.
What to Expect
Can I visit the homes on my own on another day?
No. Each of the homes on this tour are someone’s home and not open to the public. Please be respectful of the owners and do not attempt to visit these homes outside of the tour.
Where do I go on the day of the tour?
The tour begins at 10am on Saturday, September 24 and runs until 4pm. Attendees may visit the homes in any order. Simply check in at any of the homes to receive your welcome materials.
Are there any virtual only homes on this year’s tour?
Yes. We strive to highlight unique and historically significant homes each year, but some homes are not easily accessible to visit in person. This year’s tour will include bonus, virtual home tours accessible through your guidebook.
Where do the proceeds from the tour go?
All proceeds from the Mad About Modern Home Tour support The Charlotte Museum of History, a nonprofit that shares Charlotte’s history through the stories of its people, places and events and encourages historical perspective. The Museum is the steward of the Hezekiah Alexander House (ca. 1774) and home site, the oldest home in Mecklenburg County. Click here for more information about the Museum.
Why is it important to save our historic buildings?
The Charlotte Museum of History presents the Mad About Modern Home Tour to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury + modern architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living in the greater Charlotte area. Our historic built environment adds value to the Charlotte region in the following ways:
- Historic buildings provide a tangible connection to our history.
- Historic buildings add personality and character to our streetscapes and keep them from appearing bland and boring.
- Historic buildings provide incubator space for entrepreneurs and artists who need lower cost rents while establishing their businesses.
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