Shopping & Dining
Our main gift shop is located on the north side of the Grand Rotunda.
Speciality sandwiches, burgers and salads. Open daily, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cup and Pint
Coffee, beer and flatbread pizzas. Open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Open Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Special Rotunda programming may close Cup and Pint early.
Rookwood Ice Cream Parlor
Featuring Graeter’s Ice Cream. Open daily, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Featuring Coffee Emporium coffee and snacks. Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Bean Sprouts is a nationally-recognized café concept where kids and families participate in a playful eating experience. Its award-winning children’s menu empowers kids to make their own healthy choices. Grown-ups will be delighted with equally tempting adult choices and an organic espresso bar.
Located just outside the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Bean Sprouts is perfect for refueling after a morning of learning through play.
Bean Sprouts offers a variety of choices for families with picky eaters, allergies and other dietary challenges and adheres to strict ingredient guidelines. The café features sustainable foods, compostable packaging and eco-friendly design.
Open daily, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open daily with the exception of Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.
Members-only early entry at 9 a.m. on Mondays and Saturdays.
Closing at 3 p.m.:
Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
Closing at 6 p.m.:
Friday, November 29
Saturday, November 30
Saturday, December 21
Thursday, December 26
Friday, December 27
Saturday, December 28
Sunday, December 29
Monday, December 30
Tuesday, December 31
Wednesday, January 1
Thursday, January 2
Friday, January 3
Saturday, January 4
Thursday, November 28 (Thanksgiving)
Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas)