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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NOTICE: It is $2/hr to park in the Blount Hourly 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. Check out the City of Raleigh parking guide.
Wilmington Street Station Parking Deck Pay parking deck located 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.
Street Parking Metered parking spaces are located on all streets surrounding Marbles: Blount, Person and Hargett Streets.
Blount Hourly Parking Lot Located at the north entrance to 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 note that Marbles does not own this parking lot. The owner of the lot may tow non-paying customers.
A comprehensive guide to Downtown Raleigh parking can be found here>>
Bus parking, including 15-passenger vans, is located at the corner of Blount and Edenton streets. No cars, vans smaller than 15 passengers or trucks are allowed in this lot. Chaperones accompanying buses should park their vehicles in one of the hourly visitor lots. Please refer to the Downtown State Complex visitor map.
Public Transportation to Marbles
GoRaleigh provides bus transit throughout Raleigh as well as R-LINE service in Downtown Raleigh. The GoRaleigh Station is conveniently located one block from Marbles between S. Wilmington and S. Blount streets and E. Hargett and E. Martin streets. A system-wide transit map can be found here>>
The Raleigh Amtrak Train Station is located at 320 West Cabarrus Street, eight blocks (15 minute walk) to Marbles.