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Family Basic | $120

Valid for the children and two named adults from one household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • Special discounted pricing for all IMAX documentaries
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in Marbles Corner Store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps

Family Passport | $140

Valid for the children and two named adults from one household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • Special discounted pricing for all IMAX documentaries
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in Marbles Corner Store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps
  • Free admission to more than 300 science centers and museums worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers. Institutions within 90 miles of Marbles Kids Museum or your own home are NOT included in this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating science centers and museums.
  • Discounted admission to more than 150 children's museums nationwide through the Association of Children's Museums. There are no local restrictions associated with this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating children's museums.

 

Family Premier | $160

Valid for the children and two named adults from one household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • Special discounted pricing for all IMAX documentaries
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in Marbles Corner Store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps
  • Free admission to more than 300 science centers and museums worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers. Institutions within 90 miles of Marbles Kids Museum or your own home are NOT included in this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating science centers and museums.
  • Discounted admission to more than 150 children's museums nationwide through the Association of Children's Museums. There are no local restrictions associated with this reciprocal agreement. Click here for a list of participating children's museums.
  • Free general museum admission for one additional guest per visit (grandparent, babysitter, friend, etc.)

 

Grand | $100

Valid for two named grandparents in one household and their named grandchildren, regardless of household. Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • Special discounted pricing for all IMAX documentaries
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in Marbles Corner Store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps

 

Just for Two | $90

Valid for one named adult and one named child, regardless of household.
Benefits:

  • Free general museum admission for one year
  • Special discounted pricing for all IMAX documentaries
  • No online ticketing fees for any IMAX movies
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings 
  • Special discounts in Marbles Corner Store, in the cafe, on birthday parties, and on camps, classes, events and more.
  • Early registration for our award-winning summer camps

 

How many people are included in my membership

  • Family Basic and Family Passport memberships include two named adults and all children from one immediate household.

  • Family Premier memberships include two named adults, all children from one immediate household plus an additional unnamed guest (can be an adult or child) per visit.

  • Grand memberships include two named grandparents of one household plus all named grandchildren, regardless of household.

  • Just for Two memberships include one named adult and one child

Do I need to check in when visiting the museum?

All visitors, including members, need to check in upon arrival. Members are asked to show a photo ID along with their membership card and will receive admission stickers for each visit.

May I bring guests?

Family Premier members are allowed one free guest per visit. All other guests will need to pay regular admission. 

May I loan my membership card to a family member or friend?

Membership cards are not transferable and can only be used by adults listed on your card.

Can my children visit the museum with a family caregiver?

Family Premier members are allowed one guest per visit, which can be a caregiver, grandparent, friend, etc. Family Premier caregivers must present a photo ID and the family's membership card at each visit. All other caregivers or guests attending the museum with member children must pay regular admission.

What if I don't have my card?

Simply present your photo ID at check-in if you do not have your card, Additional time is needed at check-in to verify your membership if you do not have your card. If you have lost your membership card, let us know so we can mail you a new card.

How do I use my IMAX at Marbles benefits?

All members can purchase movie tickets online without convenience fees by using the promo code listed in your member welcome letter. Tickets can be purchased atwww.IMAXRaleigh.org. Call 919.857.1022 if you have questions.

I am not receiving the Marbleous Monthly e-newsletter. How do I get added to the distribution list?

Please contact the Membership Coordinator at 919.857.1022 or membership@marbleskidsmuseum.org.

What museums are included in the Family Passport and Family Premier reciprocal admission program?

  • We participate in two reciprocal programs that offer benefits to our families who have a Family Passport or a Family Premier membership.

  • The Association of Science & Technology Centers includes more than 300 nationwide science centers, zoos and aquariums that are free or discounted. To see a full list of participating science centers and museums, download the Association of Science and Technology Center's Passport Program listingPLEASE NOTE: Institutions within 90 miles of Marbles Kids Museum or your own home are NOT included in this reciprocal agreement.
     

  • The Association of Children's Museums includes more than 150 nationwide children's museums that are 50% off. To see a complete list download this Association of Children's Museums Reciprocal Program brochure. PLEASE NOTE: There are no local restrictions associated with this reciprocal agreement.
     

  • Reciprocal museum members are subject to change. Please call to confirm before your visit to a museum on the list.

Are memberships tax deductible?

Each membership is tax deductible, including gift memberships. Your membership welcome letter or gift confirmation letter or email will confirm your tax-deductible amount and will serve as your tax receipt. We encourage you to check with your tax professional for additional information.

May I use my membership for field trips?

Museum and reciprocal memberships are not applicable for free admission when associated with a group visit.

May I renew early to take advantage of a new level?

Yes, you can choose to renew early online, over the phone, or in person at the museum or in IMAX. Your membership will be renewed for one year forward from your original expiration date and not from the date you renew.

Can I upgrade my current membership to a different level?

Yes, the cost to upgrade is the difference in what you paid for your membership and the new category price. There is no proration for upgrades. 

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