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Attractions

Area Travel Guide

A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village (0.7 mi)

A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village

116 Marion St. NE (in Riverfront Park)

Salem, OR 97301

Phone: (503) 371-3631

A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village is a private nonprofit children’s museum located in downtown Salem in Riverfront Park. Providing innovative and stimulating educational experiences, the village features fun and challenging exhibits, summer camps, birthday parties, and more.

Bush’s Pasture Park and Bush House Museum (0.7 mi)

Bush’s Pasture Park

and Bush House Museum

600 Mission St SE, Salem

Salem, Oregon 97301

Phone: (503) 363-4714

An Italianate-style, Victorian mansion built in 1878 featuring original furnishings, changing exhibits, a rose garden, and conservatory. Located in lushly landscaped Bush’s Pasture Park.

Historic Deepwood Estate (0.7 mi)

Historic Deepwood Estate

1116 Mission St. SE, Salem

Salem OR 97302

Phone: (503) 363-1825

Historic Deepwood Estate, an 1894 Queen Anne home on 5 ½ acres of landscaped gardens features Povey stained glass windows and golden oak woodwork.

Enchanted Forest (10 mi)

Enchanted Forest

8462 Enchanted Way SE

Turner, OR 97392

Phone: (503) 873-4395

Off I-5, in Turner, the storybook theme park is located in a forest setting. A mining town, haunted house, food stands and live stage entertainment are among the attractions.

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (27 mi)

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way

McMinnville, OR 97128

Phone: (503) 434-4180

From Salem. When traveling North on I-5, take exit #253 at Salem for Highway 22 / Mission Street and follow the signs for Highway 22 / Mission Street through Salem. Stay to the left on Highway 22 after crossing the Willamette River. Turn right (north) at the intersection with Highway 99W. Continue northbound on Highway 99W to the outskirts of McMinnville. Take the Highway 18E exit and continue for approximately four miles. The Museum is on the left.

Mission Mill Museum (1 mi)

Mission Mill Museum

1313 Mill St. SE

Salem, Oregon 97301

Phone: (503) 585-7012

This 4.5 acre park includes a Visitors Center, Mission Mill Museum, Thomas Key Woolen Mill, Jason Lee House and Parsonage, John D. Boone House, Pioneer Presbyterian Church and Marion Museum. Mission Mill Museum is regionally known as a premier Salem, Oregon historical attraction. Picnic with the ducks near the mill stream, or browse through art and craft shops.

Mt. Angel Abbey (19 mi)

Mt. Angel Abbey

One Abbey Drive

St. Benedict, Oregon, 97373

Phone: (503) 845-3030

Built on a 330-foot butte, 14 miles northeast of Salem, it has been home to the Benedictine Order since 1887. This monastery home not only has a beautiful view but also houses a library famous for its architecture and collection of rare books. Tours by appointment only.

Oregon State Fair (2.2 mi)

Oregon State Fair

2330 17th Street NE,

Salem, OR 97303-3201

Phone: 503 947-3247

Aug 26th- Sept 6

This is Oregon’s biggest event of the year, since 1860, featuring art, a zoo, extreme rides, ethnic foods, and fun games for everyone. Other events during the year at the State Fairgrounds include horse races, flea markets, and trade shows.

Oregon State Capitol (0.7 mi)

Oregon State Capitol

900 Court St. NE

Salem, Oregon 97301

Phone: (503) 986-1388

The capitol building, built in 1938, is made of Vermont marble in modern Greek style. At the top stands the “The Golden Oregon Pioneer,” a statue with gold overleaf by the Children of Oregon, stands 24 feet high on the dome. The interior houses extensive historic murals, an Oregon gift shop and an exhibit area.

The Oregon Garden (17 mi)

The Oregon Garden

879 West Main Street

Silverton OR 97381

Phone: (503) 874-8100

One of Oregon’s most popular destinations, where thousands of plants are displayed in more than 20 specialty gardens. Explore water sculptures, garden art, wetlands, the Rediscovery Forest (a playful garden just for kids), the 400-year-old Signature Oak and the Gordon House, the only house in Oregon designed by the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Silver Falls State Park (26 mi)

Silver Falls State Park

20024 Silverfalls hwy SE

Sublimity, OR 97385

Phone: (503) 873-4395

Located 26 miles east of Salem, the park is one of the largest state parks in Oregon, with 10 waterfalls throughout the 8,600 acres. Trail of ten falls is a spectacular walk.

The Verona Studio (.2 mi)

The Verona Studio

189 Liberty St NE
Suite 215

Salem, OR 97301

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The Verona Studio is a powerful, black box theatre experience in the heart of downtown Salem.

The Willamette Queen (0.7 mi)

The Willamette Queen

Salem’s Riverfront Park (location)

Phone: (503) 371-1103

Enjoy a riverboat experience on a steam powered, sternwheel riverboat. In Salem, the sternwheeler offers one and two-hour excursions.

Riverfront Carousel (0.7 mi)

Riverfront Carousel

101 Front St NE

Salem, OR 97301

Phone: (503) 540-0374