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August 25, 2014

Explore Andersonville’s Roots with Guided Tour

Learn about the Swedish heritage of Andersonville with a guided tour led by the Swedish American Museum on Thursday, Aug. 28 departing at 1 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and includes admission to the Museum. Self-guided tour books are available at the front desk of the Museum for $1.

Fall Swedish Classes Kick Off Next Week

The Museum is offering evening Swedish classes with four levels: Beginners I, Beginners II, Intermediate/Advanced and Conversation/Advanced. All courses will run for 15 weeks with 15 total 90 minute lessons. The beginner’s classes will start on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and the intermediate and advanced courses commence on Wednesday, Sept. 3. For more information including how to register please click here.

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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.


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


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