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Marbles Kids Museum

  • 201 E. Hargett St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Marbles Kids Museum delivers purposeful play in a big way! Children imagine, discover and learn in dozens of interactive exhibits, daily educational programs, field trips, birthday parties and special events. Kids connect, communicate and create through extraordinary adventures in play. For children ages one to 11, and adults, $5 admission. Hours: Mon., 9am-noon; Tues.-Sun., 9am-5pm (open until 7pm on First Friday and every Thursday of each month).

General

General
  • Accepts Major Credit Cards:
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Admission Charge $: $5.00
  • Children Welcome:
  • Elevators Indoor:
  • Gift / Retail Shop:
  • Gift Cards:
  • Monday Hours: 9am-noon; no field trip groups
  • Tuesday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Friday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday Hours: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday Hours: 9am-5pm

Group Tour

General
  • Group Rate Available:

Hotels

Rates & Parking
  • Type of Parking: Garage, Surface Lot
Marbles Kids Museum Meeting Facility
  • Largest Room: 4,100
  • Theatre Capacity: 1,375
  • Banquet Capacity: 1,545
  • Classroom Capacity: 965
  • Reception Capacity: 5,985
  • Alcohol Allowed:
  • Any Outside Catering Allowed:
  • Indoor:
  • AV Equipment:
  • Band Allowed:
  • Chairs Provided:
  • Kitchen Facilities:
  • Linens Available:
  • Tables Provided:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Zanzibar 48 X 72       3456.00     300     200     180     250     No  
Zanzibar A 48 X 42       2016.00     200     140     120     175     No  
Zanzibar B 48 X 30       1440.00     100     65     60     75     No  
Horizon Gallery 58 X 46       2668.00     225     155     135     200     No  
Venture Hall inside Wachovia IMAX Theatre 51 X 80       4100.00     350     260     240     310     No  
Entire First Floor X                       1200     No  
Terrace X                   50     65     No  
Think Tank X           100     65     60     75     No  
Blue Lagoon-Breakout space X           60     50     50         No  
Emerald Isle-Breakout space X           40     30     40         No  
Global Village Square X                   250     500     No  
Entire Second Floor X                       600     No  
Entire Facility X                       2000     No  
The Oculus X                   50     75     No  
East Courtyard X                   200     300     No  
West Courtyard X                   40     75     No  
North Courtyard X                   70     85     No  

Grand Re-Opening of Around Town featuring ‘On the Farm’

  • June 01, 2013
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum
  • Address: 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Celebrate the re-opening of Around Town featuring the brand new ‘On the Farm’ exhibit. Enjoy a day of NC farm fun for the whole family. Ho... View Details

cityBuild @ Marbles

  • September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum
  • Address: 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27601

What would our future city look like if it were designed by the imagination, energy and wonder of a child? We're going to find out! Calling all kids t... View Details

Old Time Play Day

  • October 04, 2014 - October 05, 2014
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum
  • Address: 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Marbles Kids Museum will offer Old Time Play Day featuring toe-tapping music, classic games and folk art fun, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, 9am-5pm. View Details

Offer Title Start Date End Date Offer Details
Target $2 Tuesday N/A 12/31/2014 Bring the whole family for a night of play for just $2 per person! Held every third Tues., 3-7pm. Target $2 Tuesday is generously sponsored by More...
Food Lion MVP Wednesday N/A N/A Show your Food Lion MVP card for $1 off general museum admission each Wednesday.
Open Social Area

Get Social With Us

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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