A nonprofit organization, Gilbert House Children Museum is located within Riverfront Park at downtown Salem, Oregon. The museum was named after the American inventor, Alfred Carlton Gilbert, who invented the well-known Erector Set, among others. With a mission statement to inspire children to learn through creative play, Gilbert House Children Museum features innovative and exciting programs and activities that would definitely arouse a child’s curiosity.
The museum promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning as can be seen and experienced in their various exhibits, play areas, workshops, and educational programs. For instance, the Outdoor Discovery Area, which features the 52-feet high Erector Set and other play equipment, is a great venue for interactive play for children. Likewise, interactive exhibits like Grandma’s Clubhouse, Farm to Table, Vet Clinic, Eye Euphoria, and Tinker Tracks, among others are quite fun to appreciate.
Membership opportunities are available for obtainment. Enjoy not only interactive displays but also field trips, summer camps, outreach programs, and also, birthday party packages.
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116 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 9730