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Marbles Kids Museum

201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Great Fun for all

This is simply a Must See; Must Do; Must Experience Museum for children if you are any where near... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Awesome place for kids

This museum is a place where kids is allowed to hands one explore and learn while playing, it's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter H
Stuart, Florida
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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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“pirate ship” (62 reviews)
“hockey rink” (27 reviews)
“all ages” (101 reviews)
201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is simply a Must See; Must Do; Must Experience Museum for children if you are any where near Raleigh! It is professionally designed and executed. Our little guy ran from exhibit to exhibit until he was thoroughly wiped out, and still did not want...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is a place where kids is allowed to hands one explore and learn while playing, it's like a humongous playground yet with a great teaching and learning at the same time

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time. The admission price was $5 per person, which is awesome to us! Our daughters have been once before and have begged us to go back. It was crowded, but honestly, it wasn't bad. There is so much to do.

Thank ElzBell
Reviewed 4 days ago

Are you in Raleigh NC? Do you have kids? If you answered "yes" to both, then go to the Marble Kids Museum now. It's perfect for kids -- with a massive "ball" room, pirate ship, costume stations, hula hoops, nerf guns, and a movie theater....More

Thank NewsyLalonde
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my four year grandson and he had a blast! He let his imagination run free. He was a vet, grocery checker, doctor, meteorologist and more. Played basketball, surfed .. I can barely remember everything he enjoyed. He wants to go every week. I...More

Thank MrsLawrence28
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took the grandkids two weekends in a row and they always have a great time. However, this is a place that requires constant parent supervision, including parents teaching their children to be considerate of other. Damaged and displaced items (toys, etc) are all over the...More

Thank Walter D
Reviewed 6 days ago

My kids love Marbles. We have spent many wonderful days here. It is wonderful that many of the centers stay consistent yet there are many that change so there is always something familiar but always something new to explore.

Thank stacey8171
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome Museum, took my 4 and 5 year old ....One of a kind place in the Raleigh area..This is an inexpensive way to spend a day with kids. There are two floors of fun, hands-on activities and a very relaxing outdoor water and music garden...More

Thank jennyrocha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 13 year old grandson here. It is amazing place for kids probably ten and under. All kinds of imagination at work!! Not too exciting for a teenager though. We did enjoy a couple games of checkers, kerplunk, and shot some hoops. But...More

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the ultimate hands on for ALL ages. So much to learn. So much to do. So many children to help your kids as well. Ages are well mixed, excellent staff, excellent little cafe. Right in the middle of downtown.

Thank andy96gov
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
I would say that children up to 10 would be entertained.
16 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