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    Herring breakfast

    Sunday, March 5 at noon

    Join us for a traditional fried herring breakfast which includes meatballs, potato sausage, and much more.

    Reservations are required.

  • Pippi

    Pancakes with Pippi

    Saturday, March 11
    at 9 a.m.

    Meet Pippi Longstocking and learn how to make pancakes Pippi-style!
    All ages are welcome.
    Pre-paid and confirmed reservations are required.1

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    40th Anniversary

    Thanks to your continued support, we have come a long way since we first opened our doors in 1976. With your help, we hope to take the Museum to even greater heights in the next 40 years and beyond. Read more about our latest campaign progress here.

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    Fun for the Family

    Our Children’s Museum lets kids experience immigration firsthand, while engaging in a myriad of historical tasks. Our 20-foot steamship will take them on a journey where they will learn about immigration to America.

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  • Moon Resized

    Moon Mondays

    Explore the Buzz Aldrin education cart the first Monday of every month in our Space Visionary exhibit, located in the Brunk Children’s Museum!

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Visit Us

  • Swedish American Museum
  • 5211 N Clark St
  • Chicago, IL 60640
  • 773.728.8111

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.

Looking for volunteer experience? Stop by our booth at the Chicago Volunteer Expo on Sunday, Feb. 26!

Upcoming Events

  1. Swedish Military in ArkivDigital

    February 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Chicago Volunteer Expo

    February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Fettisdag

    February 28

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40th Anniversary Campaign

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Swedish American Museum and thanks to your continued support, we have come a long way since we first opened our doors in 1976. Since then, our Museum has had over 1 million visitors, more than 250,000 children learning about language and culture, and hundreds of families researching their history. With your … Read More

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