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Marbles Kids Museum

201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Anytime family comes in to town we go to Marbles. It is convenient located in downtown Raleigh and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mosworld317
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Raleigh, North Carolina
great place to take kids an good experience

there's a lot to do as far as for kids. downtown Raleigh has a lot of good foods to try. everything... read more

Reviewed yesterday
starr m
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201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
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+1 919-834-4040
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Reviewed yesterday

Anytime family comes in to town we go to Marbles. It is convenient located in downtown Raleigh and has a parking garage across the street. Food is available next the IMAX theater. It is clean and offers some vegetarian options for our family. It does...More

Thank Mosworld317
Reviewed yesterday

there's a lot to do as far as for kids. downtown Raleigh has a lot of good foods to try. everything is in walking distance so it's more easy to get to places

Thank starr m
Reviewed yesterday

Marbles is a favorite stop for parents with kids under the age of ten. Weekdays are less crowded and quieter. Prepare to spend 2-3 hours and get on the floor with the kids because adults love this place, too. Exhibits change often, but our 2...More

Thank bagsalwayspacked
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kids 2-12 will enjoy Marbles. Arrive early - it can get crowded. Also, on the weekend there are children's birthday parties going on. There is a very nice gift shop on the premise.

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the best children's museum that I have been to. We took our grandchildren and they loved it! I felt like we rushed them through it just to see the whole thing. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visit! My 6-year old and I went on a rainy Monday (no field trips on Monday) and found lots of space to explore. Loved the piano step stairs and Art Shop--she enjoyed the "yes you can" attitude and I enjoyed not worrying about the...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's not many places where small children can express themselves, but Marbles is the place to go. Make sure they wear their play clothes, & let them go. From babies to 3rd grade it has something for them all to do. You can get a...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has so much for the kids to do. It can last an entire day just moving from one attraction to the next. I've gone twice with my daughter and her children and loved watching them have a good time. By the time they...More

Thank dannkdp
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my favorite place to take my grandkids. They always say "Marbles" if I ask them what they want to do. Each time we go it's a different experience. Somedays they play in the kitchen and barbecue area, and make all sorts of dinners...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took grandkids on Mother's Day Eve. As expected, Marbles was jammed. WE had been before so we know what to expect. THe kids (8 and 3) loved every second. THere for nearly 5 hours. They esp. liked the area where there is a fire engine,...More

Thank Terry P
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Momoftwo2004
Has anyone walked from the Amtrak station on W. Cabarras to Marbles Children's Museum? I am unfamiliar with the area and wanted to know how long the walk is and if it's safe to walk with children and strollers.
18 April 2017|
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Response from 126marliset | Reviewed this property |
You could walk it in about 5-10 minutes. As long as you stay on the sidewalks and cross at the crosswalks, it is perfectly safe.
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listentothisadvice
How is the placed cleaned and when? With the flu epidemic and measles this is very important to know. Are the exhibits wiped down ? If so with what and when ?
4 February 2017|
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Response from Thriftstorequeen | Reviewed this property |
There were staff attendees who were doing there best to keep thing clean. In a world where children are enjoying themselves normal measures should be taken, washing of hands is one of the best lines of defense. If you were... More
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janel C
How much does it cost?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Guy S | Reviewed this property |
Five Dollars... A Person.. and yes this includes kids. It is after all for them
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