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Marbles Kids Museum

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

The little people (7, 4, and 2) had a blast. Tons of things to do. Fair admission price for the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ansbach, Bayern, Germany
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Loved it!

This museum had many great, hand on experiences for the kids. You definitely need to dedicate a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Homestead, 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.
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201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The little people (7, 4, and 2) had a blast. Tons of things to do. Fair admission price for the amount of activities. Highly recommend.

Thank AndrewG845
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum had many great, hand on experiences for the kids. You definitely need to dedicate a full day to see and experience everything. My daughter has already asked to go back ASAP!

Thank tarar206
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Marbles several times with kids, and it is a great place to entertain kids. However, my wife and I really enjoy the iMax theater. We have visited the iMax 3 times, the latest was for the Star Wars movie. The theater has...More

Thank NCPirate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is what every children's museum should strive for. This place was modeled from a kid's imagination on steroids and it is filled with interactive, educational and most importantly fun exhibits. Each area is large and there are plenty of places for parents to sit...More

Thank ASBx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best children’s museum we have been to, without question. We love it there, so much to do and see. All exhibits were well planned and detailed with kids in mind. Plan to spend at least three hours and even then you will not have...More

Thank carolinacalm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been several years since I’ve been to marbles with a little one & the upgrades they’ve made since then were well worth it. It’s a great place for an afternoon of play when it’s too hot, too cold or rainy outside. Definitely will come...More

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most best place to take your children and let them have a blast my nephew loves the water play and everything else that you have for them to play with. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our nephews to Marbles and they had a ball! Lots of interactive activities to keep them occupied and the price is a very affordable $5.

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming here with my grand children and nephew. There is plenty to do for ALL age groups. Only $5. Per person to play all day. We all have a great time when we come here.

Thank DScharett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for regional things to do on our recent trip here. Taking kids to campus tours, while keeping younger ones entertained....was easy with a stop in to Marbles. So many of the exhibits were interactive and easier for middlers to digest devoid of...More

Thank pky_pook
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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.
17 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