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Fantastic day for kids 2-6 years old!

There are plenty of things to do for younger kids and if you have 7 to 10 year olds there are a few... read more

Reviewed today
Advance, North Carolina
Amazing!! You gotta see this place!!

We spent a few hours here recently with our grandson. He was a bit younger than most of the other... read more

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Raleigh, 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...more
201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
+1 919-834-4040
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 February 2008

Marbles Kids Museum is fantastic place to spend a day in Raleigh. This is a must-see for families with children ages 12 or under. I am a Grandfather visiting from out of state and brought my 2 grandchildren to Marbles. They had so much fun...More

9  Thank ChesireCat98
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 May 2008

My husband and I took our 8 and 11 year old children to Marbles over the Christmas Holidays. Seeing the ages of our children, we feel the cashier should have infromed us that this museum is for preschoolers. We were very dissapointed after scanning the...More

6  Thank FunFains
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Reviewed today

There are plenty of things to do for younger kids and if you have 7 to 10 year olds there are a few things that will keep them occupied but it is a great place for the little ones!

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Reviewed yesterday

We spent a few hours here recently with our grandson. He was a bit younger than most of the other kids there that day, but he/we still had a ball. I was amazed at all the interactive displays and the sheer size of the place....More

Thank Rickvbch1
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is so much to do at Marbles. There is the pirate ship, green slide, hockey, sports equipment, piano and and and...My daughter does everything every time. I love they are expanding more even outside too with the fancy garden and play areas on the...More

Thank OnAir611382
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the vehicles and dress up areas and water table and big boat to climb up. Nice areas for the tiny kids with great mats and mirrors and other props. Great activities to challenge older kids upstairs. Lovely musical steps between first and second floor.

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girls ages 5 and 7 loves this place! We were visiting from out of town and found it through online search. They had a ball and could’ve spent at least 4 hours here playing, if we would’ve had more time!

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for kids had a great time people were polite and respectful great parking there was a lot to see I would recommend anybody who has children for just wants to have fun this is a great place to be

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun and inclusive Play Museum for a child of any age...highly recommended! A little off the beaten path downtown, but well worth searching out. IMAX as well at the same spot.

Thank LORI F
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Great to explore with a two year old. Driving an ambulance, fire engine, helicopter, or pizza delivery captured the imagination. Something for every age!

Thank mpd
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for the family! Besides educational exhibits that are fun to see & interact; there's an IMAX 3D Theatre next door. The family can spend hours enjoying & learning together to create lifelong memories.

1  Thank SonrisaRaleigh
Reviewed 3 October 2018

At first I thought this place must be boring and filled with crazy and screaming kids, after my visit, I found it was just filled with crazy and screaming kids!

Thank Danielist
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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
15 June 2017|
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Response from stephenbU2524AS | Reviewed this property |
I would say that children up to 10 would be entertained.
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Marbles is good for toddlers to early teens. Enjoy.