Gilbert House Children's Museum is located between the bridges at the north end of Salem Riverfront Park near the bank of the Willamette River. Please follow the directions below, and call us if you have any questions.

From Highway 22 Eastbound: Cross the Center St. Bridge (over the Willamette River into Salem; keep to the left and take the Portland-99E Exit; at the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Front Street, take first left (Union St.), then into our parking lot.

From I-5: Market St. Exit #256 West on Market St, turn left on Commercial St. While staying in right lane, take Front St, turn right at the first light at Union St, then left into our parking lot.



There is free parking under the bridge in front of the Museum. The city-metered parking lot and permit lot marked by signs are monitored by the city and available at no cost during weekends and legal holidays. Please pay attention to all posted parking signs. Riverfront Park, down the street from us, has many events throughout the spring and summer and our parking will occasionally be impacted due to proximity. Please refer to the City of Salem's website for more information about available free parking in the downtown area.