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May 16, 2016

Brunk Children’s Museum Birthday Party

Brunk 40th logoCome join us as we honor 15 years since the opening of the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration at the Swedish American Museum. This birthday party will feature light refreshments, games, crafts, raffles, face painting and more! Special performances by the Swedish duo Hans Wilhelm and Birgitta Elisabeth will take place at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Their show will delight your family with a 30-minute program told through music and story about children living in rural Sweden during the 19th century.

Cost is $10 to attend for adults; $5 for children ages two and up; kids under two years old are free. Click here to purchase advance tickets.

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.

Location

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

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