Mecklenburg: Crossroads of Commerce

When: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

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.

Price: $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old