IMAX

IMAX

Per City of Raleigh mandate, all visitors 5+ are required to wear a face mask indoors, at Marbles, regardless of vaccination status. Face masks are strongly encouraged for children under 5. Help keep kids healthy... thank you!


Raleigh's ONLY Certified Giant Screen

201 E Harget St Raleigh, NC 27601
Please review our safety FAQs before each visit to Marbles IMAX theater.

Truly immerse yourself in Raleigh's only giant screen movie experience. 

Pricing

Pricing

IMAX THEATRE Documentary Feature
Adult $7 $12
Child (under age 12) $5 $9
Marbles Movie Member 50% off 50% off
Marbles Member Adult $5 $12
Senior, Military, College Student (with valid ID) $6 $10

Please note: All 3D movies require the purchase of $1.00 single-use 3D glasses.  This charge will appear when paying for your tickets.   

Directions & Parking

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 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.

CAR PARKING
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
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

BY BUS
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>>

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

TICKETS ON SALE

Dune

OPENING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21
PG-13 | Runtime 2 hrs and 35 mins

A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.


ETERNALS

OPENING THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4
PG-13 | Runtime 2 hrs and 37 mins

Marvel Studios' Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind's most ancient enemy, the Deviants.


POLAR EXPRESS 3D

NOVEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 24
G | Runtime 1 hr and 40 mins | Shown in IMAX 3D

Tom Hanks stars in an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades.

Interested in a private screening? Email the Marbles Events Team at events@marbleskidsmuseum.org today!


Awe-Inspiring Documentaries


 


Get the most out of your visit to Marbles with an IMAX documentary. Each documentary is approximately 45-minutes and tickets must be purchased in advance. Enjoy 3D movie screenings with single-use 3D glasses. Documentaries are scheduled on a rotating basis. Click the documentary titles below to read a description. 

Born to Be Wild 3D

40 minutes
Born to be Wild 3D is an inspired story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them - saving endangered species one life at a time. 

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

40 minutes

Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography from an award winning team including Oscar® winner Peter Parks. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist’s 40-year search to find the monarchs’ secret hideaway.

Into America's Wild 3D

40 minutes

From the wilds of Alaska and the lush coastline of Oregon, to the ancient canyons of the Southwest and the rolling hills of the Appalachian Trail, Into America’s Wild is a non-stop ride via kayak, train, bike, hot air balloon and more that explores the transformational allure of wild places and the human connection we all share with the natural world.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D

39 minutes

A documentary that follows Dr. Patricia C. Wright's mission to help lemurs, the highly evolved creatures who arrived on Madagascar millions of years ago as castaways but are now highly endangered.

Journey to Space 3D

45 minutes

In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon, and lived continuously in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world. Strap in for the next giant leap. Next stop … Mars!

National Parks Adventure 3D

43 minutes

The power of America’s national parks is undeniable. Millions have packed up the family to hike through impossibly lush forests, to gaze upon towering cliffs and deep-plunging canyons, to witness the breathtaking arcs of natural history, and, most of all, to share moments of wonder amid the protected treasures of this land.

Oceans: Our Blue Planet

45 minutes 

Take a global odyssey to explore the largest, most mysterious habitat on Earth in Oceans: Our Blue Planet. New science and technology have allowed scientists to make more discoveries in the past 10 years than the last 100, revealing a richer diversity in the ocean than ever imagined. 

Pandas 3D

42 minutes

Pandas are beloved around the world, and now they are coming to the big screen in the IMAX® original film Pandas, a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. At Chengdu Panda Base in China, scientists are dedicated to protecting the species by breeding adult Giant Pandas in order to introduce cubs into the wild. 

Under the Sea 3D

41 minutes

Experience face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea in Under the Sea 3D. Explore some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the Indo-Pacific region.

Superpower Dogs 3D

47 minutes

Join an immersive IMAX® adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. 

Hubble 3D

44 minutes

Through the power of IMAX® 3D, Hubble 3D will enable movie-goers to journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt the most difficult and important tasks in NASA’s history. The film will offer an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope’s legacy and highlight its profound impact on the way we view the universe and ourselves.

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