Gilbert House Children’s Museum reopens in Salem, Oregon

The sign at the entrance of the Gilbert House Children's Museum in Salem, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) It's time to play and learn again at the Gilbert House Children's Museum! The museum has reopened, with some changes due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. Reservations are required, because the number of people who can visit … Continue reading Gilbert House Children’s Museum reopens in Salem, Oregon

Portland Children’s Museum closed permanently

Photo credit: Portland Children's Museum, Portland, Oregon The Portland Children’s Museum has been a staple of kids’ early learning for 75 years in Portland, Oregon. Now it’s closed permanently. A statement from the museum on its website reads, “It is with heavy hearts that we share a decision made on March 25, 2021 by the … Continue reading Portland Children’s Museum closed permanently

The Tacoma Museum District starts reopening in April 2021

The Museum of Glass, part of Tacoma's Museum District (photo by Cheryl Landes) After approximately a year of closures due to COVID, Tacoma's Museum District is springing to life again starting in early April, when the museums gradually reopen at limited capacity and safety measures in place. The Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, … Continue reading The Tacoma Museum District starts reopening in April 2021