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A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village

Salem, OR

A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village is a private nonprofit children's museum located in downtown Salem in Riverfront Park. Founded in 1989, A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village provides innovative and stimulating educational experiences which spark children's natural curiosity. The Village's mission is to provoke curiosity, inspire awe, foster enjoyment, encourage learning, and enable understanding in all youth. This is accomplished through fun and challenging exhibits, summer camps, birthday parties, membership opportunities and outreach programs in the sciences, arts, and humanities.
Your donations will go towards educational exhibits and programming in the arts, sciences, and humanities.
  • Learn more about the Gilbert House here!
  • Learn about more ways to give.
  • Visit the museums gift shop!
  • Volunteer at the Gilbert House!