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Marbles Kids Museum

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

My husband and I took our 18 month old daughter for something to do. Lots of activities and places... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Khylia P
via mobile
Just for kids

Sought out this museum as something to do in Raleigh before we went on to the beach. A place where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worthington, Ohio
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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.
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  • 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 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our 18 month old daughter for something to do. Lots of activities and places for just small kids too. She had a great time playing and looking at all the different exhibits. Will definitely come again.

Thank Khylia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sought out this museum as something to do in Raleigh before we went on to the beach. A place where kids can get in hands on without having to have everything explained as at a more sophisticated museum like Museum of Natural Sciences, which they...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a couple times. It's wonderful for children of all ages. Very clean and well organized. Makes a great day trip!

1  Thank travlr1222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a rainy day while visiting Raleigh. Typical kids museum fare, but done well. Lots of nice interactive exhibits to keep kids of all ages entertained for hours. Large enough to handle big crowds.

Thank cracklinob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Durham so this museum is a bit far for us compared to life and science museum. Life and science museum has a lot of outdoor activity area, however, Marbles kids museum is mainly indoor. We only went there every first week each...More

Thank shangying2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love visiting the IMAX theater. I have seen several films there and this theater makes you feel like you are right there! The hands-on activities are great in demonstrating how things work. Go as you will not be disappointed!

Thank debbiekubiet1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 3, 5 and 7 year old grandsons to this museum and they didn't want to leave. The museum is full of hands on activities geared to children. The activities allow the children to play and learn at the same time. We spent...More

Thank AJC_travlers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a fantastic place to spend a morning or afternoon. Entry was $5 per person and it offers so many different activities and is a must for a family with young children.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 19 October 2017 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 17 October 2017 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
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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 Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Marbles is good for toddlers to early teens. Enjoy.
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