- TripBuzz found 67 things to do with kids in or near Salem, Oregon, including 49 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Albany, Keizer, Canby and McMinnville.
- From A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village to Gilbert House Children's Museum, the Salem area offers 82 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Children's Museums, History Museums and Parks.
- As the capital city of Oregon, Salem is the third largest city in the state. The city offers diverse cultural and artistic attractions to locals and those visiting including many parks, theatres, museums and an opera house. The city hosts many fairs and festivals, drawing thousands of visitors to the area annually, including the Salem Art Festival and Fair and the Annual World Beat Festival.
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Salem Ghost Tours 900 Court Street Northeast, Salem, OR MoreLess Info
Hear grisly tales of murder, intrigue, and mystery during a two-hour walking tour of Salem’s most haunted sites
91% 133 votes
116 Marion St Northeast, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Three historic homes have been turned into a children's museum at the A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village. At Rockenfield House, children pretend to go to the grocery store, travel to China, and read storybooks, at the Gilbert House children interact with science, and at the Parrish House children learn about Gilb…
88% 24 votes
116 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
The Gilbert House Children's Museum is composed of three historic Victorian buildings that host hands-on, interactive exhibits for children, most notably, a 52 feet high erector set tower. The museum also offers summer camps, party packages, and outreach programs.
98% 122 votes
1127 Broadway St NE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Salem Cinema is an eclectic and artsy independent film theater with an art deco design. The theater specializes in showing foreign, independent and artistic films to the discerning fans of fine film.
98% 134 votes
2200 Minto Island Road SE, Salem, OR MoreLess Info
As of 2013, native grasses are being restored to the Minto Brown Park. Visitors can expect to see this restoration, along with a large off-leash area for pets, and 14 hiking trails ranging from .11 miles to 1.89 miles.
92% 90 votes
585 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Patrons can find over 350,000 items including print books, audio books, DVDs, videos, music CDs, cassettes, public computers, meeting space, and art shows at the Salem Public Library. Visitors can also view a small art gallery.
91% 392 votes
8462 Enchanted Way SE, Salem, OR 97392 MoreLess Info
Since Roger Tofte envisioned turning his backyard into a storybook wonderland for his small daughters, Enchanted Forest Theme Park has been enchanting its small visitors. The park offers kiddie rides based on popular classic stories.
90% 111 votes
600 Mission Street, Salem, OR 97302 MoreLess Info
Bush's Pasture Park contains the oldest greenhouse conservatory in Oregon, the Bush Barn Art Center featuring contemporary art, and the Bush Museum in the Asahel Bush home. The park also contains numerous playgrounds, horseshoe courts, tennis courts, and ball fields.
90% 30 votes
600 Mission St. S.E., Salem, OR 97302 MoreLess Info
Guided tours take visitors to Bush House Museum back to 1878, the year the family mansion was constructed. Inhabited for 75 years by the family of owner Asahel Bush II, the house, located in Bush's Pasture Park, was kept largely in its original condition.
91% 69 votes
1313 Mill St. SE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
The Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill explores the wool production process, with costumed history interpreters leading tours in the historic water-powered mill, built in 1889, that stands with 8 other historical buildings on the 5-acre site.
74% 31 votes
Wheatland Rd., Salem, OR MoreLess Info
The Willamette Mission State Park is the site of the first mission for Native Americans. The park features 16 miles of trails for hiking, horseback-riding, and biking, picnic areas with walnut and filbert trees, volleyball, horseshoes, softball, soccer, and boating.