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Gilbert House News

Get ready for a FUN-filled summer!

June kicks off a lively summer for the Gilbert House Children’s Museum!

First, we have some extended summer hours on weekends! Starting June 1st, we’ll be open 10 am – 7 pm on Saturdays and 10 am – 5 […]

Sign up today for 2015 Summer Camps: Starting July 6!

Are you ready for an adventure?

Excitement awaits you at the Gilbert House Children’s Museum! Our summer camps are packed with hands-on learning, creative activities, and new experiences every day! This year’s brand […]

Our Spring Break Camp: Summer Sampler is now full!

If your child wants to be a scientist, world traveler, nature lover, Maker, and superhero all in one week, sign up today for our Spring Break: Summer Sampler! Our Spring Break Camp this year will […]

Community Day: February 16, 2015

Community Day is coming up soon!

This Presidents’ Day, February 16th, Gilbert House Children’s Museum is having its bi-annual Community Day!  No admission will be charged all day, and live science demonstrations by partners and a […]

Amateur Radio Relay League Kids Day!

On Sunday, January 4th, Gilbert House Children’s Museum will be a host site for The National Association for Amateur Radio Kids Day!

Kids will learn about how amateur (ham) radio works, and get to broadcast with […]

Thanksgiving Break Class Registration

Register for our thanksgiving break workshop today! Registration is available online.

Children will explore the wonders of Fall in the Willamette Valley!

We will learn about how animals adapt to the coming Winter and make […]

Membership Registration now online!

Your membership registration can now be completed online! We also have exciting new options available to choose from!

Go to acgilbert.org/membership/ to purchase or renew yours today!

Community Day is coming soon!

Our next Community Day is right around the corner!

This Veterans Day, November 11th, Gilbert House Children’s Museum is having its second annual Community Day!  No admission will be charged all day, and live science demonstrations […]

October is Member Appreciation Month at Gilbert House Children’s Museum!

We love our members!

Purchase a membership to get in on the fun!

We will have member specials going on each week:

October 6th–12th: Bring two guests with you, and they will receive free admission! 2 guests […]

Fall Hours

The leaves haven’t quite started to change yet, but we are making some changes here at the Gilbert House! First of all, beginning September 8th, we will be closed on Mondays through the fall and […]

Back to Being the Gilbert House Children’s Museum

When we first opened almost 25 years ago, our museum was named the “Gilbert House Children’s Museum”. We’re bringing that back… As of today, we are officially the Gilbert House once again!

We’re phasing out the […]

Custom Computer at Discovery Village After Dark

What do you do when you need to buy a new computer? The majority of people choose a computer model that fits their needs and order it from a store.

Others prefer to order computer parts […]

See The Walking Beast on August 9

What can you expect at the Discovery Village on Saturday, August 9?

For one thing, you can get an up close and personal look at this machine:

The Walking Beast is a […]

Summer of Fun Membership

Update: Summer of Fun Memberships for this year are no longer available. Keep an eye out at the start of Summer next year for our 2015 Summer offerings!

This year, we’re offering a special membership option […]

Free Community Day 6/21 Thanks to PGE

Update: Thanks to everyone that stopped by for the free Community Day! We will have another Community Day on Veteran’s Day: Tuesday, November 11.

This Saturday, we’re opening our doors to everyone free of charge! This […]

Register Online for Summer Camps Today!

We’re opening up our online registration for Summer Camps a little earlier than we were expecting! Click here to check out our Summer Camp Page. From there, you can get started on […]

Spring Break Camps Coming Up!

Update: All of our Spring Break Camps have filled up and are now closed to registrations.

Spring Break is coming in just a few weeks! If you’re looking for something exciting and informative for your kids […]

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to the brand new website for A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village!

One of the new site’s features is this blog, located on our homepage for easy access to announcements and updates. If you’re wondering about special […]