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Nominees for Research Triangle Top 20 Survey

The following is the list of nominees in's annual survey of the Top 20 Places to Take Kids for the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. (Click here to see last year's Top 20 and category winners.)

If it is before June 21 at midnight and you haven't already voted, click here to access our 2024 survey to place your votes for your top three venues and educator categories.

HERE ARE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS! (You can also write in your own venues on the survey.)

Venue Nominees

"My Local Library"

Ackland Art Museum

Adventure Landing - Raleigh

Annie Louise Wilkerson MD Nature Preserve Park

Bennett Place Historic Site

Booth Amphitheatre Cary

Bumper Jumpers

Burning Coal Theatre Company

CAM Raleigh

Cary Arts Center

City of Raleigh Museum

Duke Basketball Museum and Sports Hall of Fame

Duke Homestead

Durant Nature Preserve

Frankie's Fun Park- Raleigh

Galaxy Fun Park

Go Ape Zipline and Treetop Adventure - Raleigh

Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Horace Williams House


Imagination Station Science Museum

JC Raulston Arboretum

Joel Lane Museum House Inc

Ken's Korny Corn Maze

Kidzu Children's Museum

Magic by David

Marbles Kids Museum

Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts


Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Museum of Durham History

Museum of Life and Science

Nasher Museum of Art

NCCU Art Museum

NCSU Craft Center

North Carolina Botanical Garden

North Carolina Dance Institute

North Carolina Museum of Art

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

North Carolina Symphony Orchestra

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory

North Carolina Zoo


Piedmont Wildlife Center

Pope House Museum

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Pullen Park

Raleigh Little Theatre

Raleigh Symphony Orchestra

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Spring Haven Farm

Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs

The Cary Theater

The Crafts Center at NC State University

TreeRunner Adventure Park- Raleigh

Triangle Land Conservancy

Triangle Rock Club - Durham NC

Triangle Youth Philharmonic

Triangle's Train: New Hope Valley Railway/NC Railway Museum

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park

Walnut Creek Wetland Center

White Deer Park Nature Center

White Pines Nature Preserve

Xtreme Park Adventures

YMCA of the Triangle

Arts Educators

2112 Percussion

Accelerando Music Academy

ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios


ARTpost Supplies and Studios


Barriskill Dance Theatre School

Bull City Music School

Carolina Dance Academy

Carolina Dance Center

Cary Ballet Conservatory

Center Stage Music School

C'est si Bon! Cooking School

Chapel Hill Community Clay Studio

Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts

Cheers N Paint

Community Music School

DanceArt Studio

Destination Arts

Durham Arts Council

Durham School for Ballet & The Performing Arts

Encore Academy of Dance

Falls River Music

Family Piano Academy

Halle Cultural Arts Center

Hayti Heritage Center

Infinity Ballet Conservatory and Theatre

J Michael Pope

Julie Berkowitz Ceramics

Kindermusik with Ms. Barbra

KinderVillage Music Studio

Leechford Music

Manbites Dog Theater

McMusic Lessons & Performances

Music Academy South

Music and Rock School

Music Beyond Measure Studios

Neighborhood Academy of Music

Ninth Street Dance

North Carolina Arts in Action

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre

Open Arts

Orange County SportsPlex

Pinnacle Culinary Arts Institute

Pullen Arts Center

Raleigh Arts - Sertoma Arts Center

Raleigh Dance Theatre

Russell Lacy Music

School of Rock Cary

Shepherd?s Music School

Snyder Music Academy

St. Mary's Music Academy at High-Point

Stage Door Dance - Brier Creek

Stage Door Dance - Lake Boone

Starpath Dance Academy

Taylor Robinson Music & Voice Lessons

The ArtsCenter

The Music Academy of North Carolina

The Musicians Learning Center

The Raleigh School of Ballet

The Raleigh School of Music

Triangle Music School

Vault Theatre

Village Music School

Wake Forest Academy of Fine Arts

Walltown Children's Theatre

Sports Educators

Acrosport Gymnastics

Ancient Arts Family Karate/Ju-Jitsu Academy

Aqua-Tots Swim School - Cary

Aqua-Tots Swim School - Raleigh

ASA (Apex Sports Authority) / Apex Pop Warner

B-Bar Farm & Tack Shop

Blue Dolphins Aquatics

Brightleaf Stables

Carolina Aquatic Team

Cary School of Gymnastics

Cary School of Music

Chapel Hill Gymnastics

Chapel Hill Quest Martial Arts

EasiHorse Farm

Energy Kidz

Fighting Tiger Family Karate

Grand Slam USA

Gymcarolina Gymnastics Academy

Homestead Aquatic Center Chapel Hill

i9 Sports

JL Taekwondo Academy

Johnson's Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Cary

K.S. Lee's Best Martial Arts of North Carolina

Kidsport Gymnastics Academy

Knockerball Greensboro Bubble Ball Games

Master Chang's Martial Arts


Ninjutsu Defense Arts Center

Nippon Club of the Triangle

Oriana Stables

Peak Gymnastics Academy

Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts - Raleigh NC

PhD Swim School

Pro 3 5 Sports Academy LLC

Rainbow Soccer

Raleigh School of Gymnastics

Rashkis Gymnasium Chapel Hill

RDU Wing Chun

Research Triangle Fencing

Ride the Sky Stables

Scorpion's School of Martial Arts

Shiloh Farms Equestrian Training

Soccer Genome

Soccer Shots RDU

Sonshine Gymnastics

Southern Oak Equestrian Center

Team Attraction Gymnastics

The Little Gym

The Little Gym of Raleigh-Cary

The Tumble Gym - Wake Forest

Triangle Krav Maga

Triangle Rock Club - Raleigh NC

Triangle Swim School - Raleigh

TRIumph Gymnastics

True Flight Equine

United Thai Boxing & MMA

US Black Belt Academy - Raleigh

Vision Martial Arts

WAKE Gymnastics

White Tiger Taekwondo

Wilders Grove Youth Center

Woodcroft Swim & Tennis Club

XL Soccer World

YMCA of the Triangle

STEM Educators

iD Tech

Imagination Station Science Museum

Mad Science of the Triangle

Science Fun for Everyone

The Coder School - Raleigh