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Museum Closing at Noon: Weather-Related Closure


1/8/17 UPDATE: Because of current and continuing freezing rain, Gilbert House Children’s Museum will be CLOSED today, Sunday, January 8th.

1/7/17: Due to snowy and icy weather, Gilbert House Children’s Museum will be closing today, Saturday, January 7th at Noon. Please stay safe and warm.

January 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Noon Year’s Eve Party

noonyearseve_confettiRing in the “Noon” Year with us on Saturday, December 31st from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. In addition to our awesome exhibits and Outdoor Discovery Area, there will be new year’s crafts, activities, photo booth, and a balloon drop at noon! All activities are FREE with […]

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Closure Week and Fall Hours

We’re getting ready for our annual Closure Week. This is the time the entire Museum is closed for annual deep cleaning and maintenance. Gilbert House Children’s Museum will be closed September 12-16th, but will reopen on Saturday, Sept 17th. We have lots of exciting changes and new things to see, so make sure you plan […]

September 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Letter to Gilbert House Members and Patrons

Dear Gilbert House Member and Patron,

Beginning in early July, we discovered that Gilbert House Children’s Museum had three Pokéstops located just outside of our front gates in the recently released Pokémon GO mobile game. Since that discovery, we have seen countless people gathered near Gilbert House playing the game. Some families have even come to […]

August 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Salem Mini Maker Faire comes to Gilbert House


The 3rd Annual Salem Mini Maker Faire is coming Saturday, August 13, 2016 to Gilbert House Children’s Museum! From 10 am – 2 pm on August 13th, makers will converge at Gilbert House Children’s Museum for this special event to show and teach […]

August 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|