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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

Membership Levels


New levels and benefits make it easy to pick the membership that's just right for your family.

Family Basic | $100*

Valid for two named adults and all children in one immediate household. Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • Special discounted pricing for all IMAX documentaries with no online ticketing fees
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in Marbles Corner Store, in Pogo Cafe, on birthday parties and for enrichment programs like camps, classes and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps
  • Advance ticket sales for popular events like our annual An Evening with Elves family holiday party
  • Advance seating for IMAX movies

Family Passport | $125*

Valid for two named adults and all children in one immediate household. Benefits:

Family Premier | $150*

Valid for two named adults and all children in one immediate household. Benefits:

  • All Family Basic and Family Passport benefits
  • Free general museum admission for one additional guest per visit (grandparent, babysitter, friend, etc.)

Grand | $90*

Valid for two named grandparents in one household and their named grandchildren, regardless of household. Includes all Family Basic benefits.

Just for Two | $80*

Valid for one named adult and one named child, regardless of household. Includes all Family Basic benefits.


A supporting level membership helps keep our admission fees among the lowest in the country while continuing to provide vibrant and positive play experiences for thousands of children each week. Consider upgrading to a supporting level to help make play possible for ALL children.

Curiosity Circle | $250*


  • Family Premier Membership
  • Five complimentary museum admission passes
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit and film openings
  • Listing on our website

*As of January 1, 2014, new NC law requires sales tax on admission fees and memberships.

Gift Memberships

Birthdays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, baby showers, housewarmings and holidays--it's a world of discovery for every occasion. Give the unique gift your family and friends will enjoy all year long. Gift memberships are available for all categories. For more information, please contact or 919.857.1022 or click to purchase a gift membership now.

IMAX Power Pass**

Love Marbles IMAX? Power Pass Holders get advance seating, exclusive event invitations and save BIG on all IMAX tickets. Visit for more details.

**The 2014 IMAX Power Pass is SOLD OUT.

Ask about discounts for active duty military families!