A. C. Gilbert's Discovery Village

Local nameA. C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
LocationSalem, Oregon, USA

The Gilbert House Children's Museum is an interactive children's museum located in Salem, Oregon, United States. This hands-on museum was named in honor of American inventor Alfred Carlton Gilbert and displays several of his inventions, most notably the Erector Set. In fact, the Village is home to the world's largest Erector Set tower at 52 feet. Originally home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the museum sold the Hall of Fame to the Strong - National Museum of Play in 2002.Besides its interactive exhibits, Gilbert House Children's Museum also provides summer camps, birthday party packages, and outreach programs.

The museum is housed in several historic Victorian buildings, including the Andrew T. Gilbert House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a 1998 replica of the Wilson-Durbin House, which was also NRHP-listed until it was destroyed by fire in 1990.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._C._Gilbert's_Discovery_Village

Official Website http://www.acgilbert.org/

Email info@acgilbert.org

Phone +1 503 371 3631

Address 116 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 97301, USA

Coordinates 44°56'41.906" N -123°2'27.856" E

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