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Marbles Kids Museum

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Address: 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC (Formerly Exploris)
Phone Number: 919-834-4040
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Description: Marbles Kids Museum is a hands-on, interactive destination that inspires...
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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excellent indoor activity for kids

We've been many times to marbles and used the summer camp. It's really a great standby activity and always worthwhile to check the website for special events.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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raleigh, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We've been many times to marbles and used the summer camp. It's really a great standby activity and always worthwhile to check the website for special events.

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Bluffdale, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We only got to stay a short time, but my 7-year-old son loved it! It's one of these places that can have fun learning exhibits, but in the end just becomes a big indoor toy room. Not that there's anything wrong with that - I highly approve!

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Mount Vernon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a terrific place for kids ages 1 to 101! its easy to spend the whole day there so make sure to pack a snack

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Meriden, Connecticut
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A big colorful place with a lot of activities to do. Very clean, organized and very friendly staff. You want to have your camera ready to get every moment. We planned to be there for at least 2 hours and we stayed since morning until they closed! Our 8 and 4 years old daughters did not want to leave the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

my kiddo loves it here. there is water fun and cars and toddler play areas anything a lil one can ask for.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The experience is well worth the time. It is located right in the heart of downtown Raleigh with restaurants and entertainment near by. This is a great use of time for a family to wound out the day's activities and is fun packed but still educational.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This was a perfect place for a busy toddler. Great climbing areas along with stimulating interactive play.

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Terlingua, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Marbles Museum is a busy place, so be prepared. Many wonderful interactive exhibits and the children all seem to be having a great time. Are there children everywhere? Yes. Is it a bit chaotic? At times. Is it amazing? Yes. Avoid the weekends if possible!

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Fun for all age kids! Get there when they open and enjoy the morning as it does get busy. The real little ones enjoy it and there is lots to do for everyone. We take our 2 year old granddaughter when we visit NC and she can spend two hours easily just on the first floor. Always seems very clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Non stop enormous toys, buttons, surfboards, dancing, you name it. Kids will.learn nothing but have tons of fun. Reccomend for playtime when too hot.

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