Make a Note :

The museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20. IMAX at Marbles will be open. Several downtown streets will be closed on Saturday, April 19 for the SPCA K9-3K Dog Walk. Please plan some extra time for travel. Find out more at www.godowntownraleigh.com.

Directions & Parking

Marbles Kids Museum is located at 201 East Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh, at the corner of Hargett and Blount, across from Moore Square.

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Parking


NOTICE: It is $2/hr to park in the Longview Parking Lot behind Marbles Kids Museum. The standard rate for street parking on Hargett and Blount streets is $1-$2/hr. Free on-street parking is available on Bloodworth, within a short walking distance from the museum. Click here to download the City of Raleigh Parking Guide>>

CAR PARKING
Wilmington Street Station Parking Deck - this pay parking deck is conveniently located right across Blount Street from the museum. There are entrances when heading North on Wilmington Street between Morgan Street and Hargett Street, and when heading South on Blount Street between Morgan Street and Hargett Street. Please visit www.godowntownraleigh.com for more information about hours and fees for this parking deck.

Street Parking - metered parking spaces are located on all streets surrounding Marbles: Blount, Person and Hargett Streets.

Morgan at Blount Parking Lot - this pay station parking lot is located at the north entrance to the Marbles campus with direct sidewalk access. Enter when heading East on Morgan Street between Blount Street and Person Street, or when heading North on Person Street between Hargett Street and Morgan Street/New Bern Avenue. Please visit www.godowntownraleigh.com for more information about hours and fees for this parking lot. *Please note that Marbles does not own this parking lot. The owner of the lot may tow non-paying customers.

BUS PARKING
There is limited first come, first serve parking for buses and vans in the immediate downtown area Wednesday through Friday. Our Guest Services would be happy to assist you with this on the day of your visit .

Driving Directions


From I-40 East (Wilmington)
From I-40 take exit #299 - Person Street. Travel north toward downtown Raleigh for approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Hargett Street. Marbles Kids Museum is on the right.

From I-40 West (Greensboro)

From I-40 take exit #289 - Wade Avenue. Travel approximately 6 miles toward downtown Raleigh. Take the ramp to Capital Blvd South. Capital Blvd will become Dawson Street. From Dawson Street, turn left on Morgan Street. Travel three blocks and turn right on Blount Street. Marbles Kids Museum is on the left.

From US 1 South

From US 1 South take Exit 1A to merge onto I-40E/I-440E/US-64E toward Rocky Mount/Benson to exit #299 - Person Street. Travel north toward downtown Raleigh for approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Hargett Street. Marbles Kids Museum is on the right.

From Capital Boulevard (US 1 North)
Capital Blvd will become Dawson Street. From Dawson Street, turn left on Morgan Street. Travel three blocks and turn right on Blount Street. Marbles Kids Museum is on the left.

From Glenwood Avenue & Hillsborough Street
Follow Glenwood Ave to Hillsborough Street. Turn left on Hillsborough Street. Turn right onto Salisbury Street (at the State Capitol Building). Take the first left onto Morgan Street. Travel three blocks and turn right on Blount Street. Marbles Kids Museum is on the left.

From Wilson/Rocky Mount
Follow US 64 to exit #419 - I-440 N (Outer Beltline) toward US-1/Wake Forest. Take exit #13A onto New Bern Avenue/US-64. New Bern Avenue becomes Edenton Street. Turn left onto Blount Street. Marbles Kids Museum is on the left.

Note: Please circle around Moore Square to unload in front of Marbles Kids Museum on Hargett Street.

Public Transportation to Marbles


BY BUS
Ride Raleigh's CAT bus to the Moore Square Station or Triangle Transit to the CAT/Triangle Transit Transfer Center at Moore Square. Exit to Hargett Street, and the IMAX Theatre is to the left. For more information, schedules and maps visit Go Triangle.

Already downtown? Drive downtown, park once, ride the R-Line and visit Marbles and other downtown attractions. Hop on Raleigh's new, FREE circulator service at one of its 20 downtown Raleigh stops. More information and hours.

BY TRAIN
The Raleigh Amtrak Train Station is located at 320 West Cabarrus Street, eight blocks (15 minute walk) to Marbles. More information.

Plan Your Trip

   Upcoming downtown street closures from the Downtown Raleigh Alliance
   Map of Downtown Raleigh Parking Decks and Parking Lots
   City of Raleigh Parking Management
   Downtown Raleigh Alliance