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April 27, 2016

Drinking Culture: Explore “Skål!”

Skal-Logotype-ColorThis Friday explore our newest exhibit “Skål! Scandinavian Spirits” at Start with Art running from 9 a.m. to noon or come in the evening with the kids for Family Night from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Both of these events encourage the community to come out and see the exhibit and learn about Scandinavian drinking culture from the consumption of aquavit down to the prohibition movement and beyond.

Explore Space on Moon Monday

image4The Buzz Aldrin Education Cart will be available for exploration on Monday, May 2 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Moon Mondays will allow guests at the Swedish American Museum and the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration to enrich the experience of the Buzz Aldrin: Space Visionary exhibit. This complement to our Buzz Aldrin: Space Visionary exhibit was made possible through a grant from the Swedish Council of America.

Museum Celebrates 40 Years with #OnThisDay

Week 62016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Swedish American Museum. Each day this year, we will feature a Swedish-American fact to commemorate our ‪#‎40YearsInAville‬ and the Swedish roots of our community. You can find these ‪#‎OnThisDay‬ facts on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds as well as at the Museum’s front desk. Click here to see what you missed from the previous week.

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Hours

General Museum:

  • Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Children's Museum:

  • Monday – Thursday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday : 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Museum Store:

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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  • 5211 N. Clark St.
  • Chicago, IL 60640

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