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Marbles Kids Museum

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

Great place to take kids. Love the interactive displays . Perfect museum . Love the collection and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Arjun R
Awesome Place for Kids

MY daughter's class came here on a field trip! Although we were there for about 3 hours or more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zetaspeechlady
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Greenville, 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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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pirate ship” (67 reviews)
“hockey rink” (29 reviews)
“all ages” (112 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

Great place to take kids. Love the interactive displays . Perfect museum . Love the collection and great learn8ng opportunity for the kids .

Thank Arjun R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MY daughter's class came here on a field trip! Although we were there for about 3 hours or more, it still wasn't enough time to play in every area. The price is very affordable. From the legos to the dress up area, the kids had...More

Thank zetaspeechlady
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fun quick stop with 7 and 9 year old! My son had a really fun time using a real saw! There is hockey in your socks, huge legos, fun fun fun!!!!

Thank Alison V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great, small museum for about under 10. The cost was just about right for what they have in the building and the kids enjoyed it. Really smart the way they break the rooms up so it doesn’t feel over crowded!

Thank Marnie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to take the kids for an afternoon. A lot of things to see and to do with them. You can spend the whole afternoon there and they will no get bored.

1  Thank Pedro S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for children. There are so manyexhibits for children. It was hard to get my grandchildren to leave. The only drawback is that it is busy!

1  Thank NaNee68
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every city in the US needs one of these museums. This is the neatest place offering so many fun things to do!!! I was here for the Power of Play Conference. I think the adults had as much fun as the children. Hopefully I’ll be...More

1  Thank Mickeygirl122
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Give that Raleigh is a pretty family friendly type of city (and decent size) you expect this place to be impressive - and it is. The ship-sea area is popular. The sports are is pretty cool as well. There's an area for building, an area...More

1  Thank Ryan K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a snowy then rainy day in Raleigh, NC I took 2 grandkids to Marbles Museum for Children. They had been there before, but I had not (My wife and I are from Columbus, OH). We got there at 9:30 am and they played till...More

1  Thank ddw43110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our favorite place to hang with the kids in Raleigh. We bought a family pass, which gives us free entry every time we go and some discounts on other museums. But we always come back to Marbles. The kids have a blast here and suddenly...More

1  Thank RuckinBrit .
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Alice L
6 April 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
WE have been going since our grandchildren were toddlers. At that time we spent about 3 hours downstairs with a break for lunch at the restaurant behind the museum and taking a picnic at other times. Great picnic tables... More
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cblee24
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.
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cblee24
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Marbles is good for toddlers to early teens. Enjoy.
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