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Marbles Kids Museum

201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Great for Kids (of all ages)

We took several of our grandchildren to the museum and they absolutely loved it. Hands on is very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jon L
New Bern, North Carolina
Fun entertaining inexpensive.

We are frequent visitors with our 6 and 8 year old grandchildren. Many areas of hands on fun... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue H
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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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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  • Average3%
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201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took several of our grandchildren to the museum and they absolutely loved it. Hands on is very important to kids of all ages and Marbles is hands on from start to finish. On this trip the kids were between 3 and 10 years old....More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are frequent visitors with our 6 and 8 year old grandchildren. Many areas of hands on fun, experiments and games. Large building blocks, make your ur own race car, pirate ship, hockey rink for playing on socks, and musical stairs. Fun for very young...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we had more than a day here since our 2 year old really enjoyed her time here. She particularly loved the area immediately after the gift shop. She went from the grocery/kitchen area to the farm area and back so many times that...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough amazing things about this museum!! There really should be one in very city!! Here's an overview and I truly think visitors with kids should visit. Pros - 1. Toddler area and the intro dress up area is amazing. Easy to manage...More

Thank Florida.Girl.2006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had lots of fun at Marbles! There were so many things to do and play with my son, who is 18 months just kept running around and didn't even know where to start. It was fairly crowded when we went but...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 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
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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 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