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Marbles Kids Museum

201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Great day at the museum

We love bringing our children to the museum! There are always fun side activists planned and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Fun fun fun for kids

Took my 4 year old son, his little sister and 6 year old cousin. They had a blast exploring each... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
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Marbles Kids Museum is a hands-on, interactive destination that inspires children to be creative thinkers, active learners and confident individuals in today's world. With five galleries and two outdoor escapes, there is no shortage of activity for kids birth to 12 and their families. The campus also features the Wachovia IMAX Theatre at Marbles Kids Museum. This 267-seat giant-screen experience is the only 3D capable IMAX theatre in North Carolina.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love bringing our children to the museum! There are always fun side activists planned and the IMAX theater is right next door. Great rainy day outing. Weekends can get crowded, best to go on a weekday morning.

Thank kwebb10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my 4 year old son, his little sister and 6 year old cousin. They had a blast exploring each section of the museum. There is just too much to do in one day. Overall it is a perfect activity for kids. I will definitely...More

Thank HBM4
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am from NYC and every summer, my family and I drive from NYC to Florida and back. We like to break up the drive coming back so we can enjoy our vacation just a little longer. I can't remember how I found this place,...More

Thank WithTheGagnays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful option for kids in downtown Raleigh. There are free buses that come from all over the city. There is an I-Max there also. It was surprising inexpensive. There is also a dinning facility there inside but many restaurants in the area.

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is good for the younger kids, but sometimes it gets quite crowded, especially if you get there when they are having birthday parties, or school outings etc. But the kids seem to like it.

1  Thank EcoTraveler13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marbles was like an epic-mega playhouse that seemed really best suited to those 7 and under. My 2 year old had a great time and there were so many different areas to explore. This is less of a "hands on museum" and more of a...More

Thank gingersvp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not your ordinary children's museum. It is a totally hands on experiential, learning environment with plenty of helpful staff hovering about to help keep the peace and explain how things work. My grandson never wants to leave when the time is up.

Thank TJM747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where can you go to ensure your child exerts lots of energy and will learn a bunch of things at the same time? Marbles, marbles, marbles... We recently went here for Marbles 10th birthday which was filled with a whole lot of fun. The kids...More

Thank nabster89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our two year old daughter here and she loved it. It was nice to go somewhere and just let her lead the way where she was free to touch and play with whatever she wanted. There are so many different areas to explore...More

Thank rachsmith444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great interactive place for kids!! Our grandkids (5 & 2) loved this place. They could run around with limited supervision, mess everything up and we didn't have to clean up after them! They were enthralled by everything - especially the musical stairs!

Thank 2Ready2Retire
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15 June 2017|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
I would say that children up to 10 would be entertained.
15 June 2017|
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Response from Steggie86 | Reviewed this property |
I recently went with my friend and her 6 month old. Definitely not a lot to for someone that young but we spent time in the infant area and then just pushed him around in the stroller. There is also a toddler area. Most of... More
18 April 2017|
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Response from Lucretia S | Reviewed this property |
With downtown construction I would not walk from train station with children