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    40th Anniversary Campaign

    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.

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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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    #OnThisDay

    In honor of our 40th anniversary, we are featuring a Swedish-American fact each day in 2016. Follow us for #‎OnThisDay facts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or click here to see what you missed last week!

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  • Honors

    Arts Organization of the Year

    The Swedish American Museum was awarded the honor of Arts Organization of the Year at the 2016 Andersonville Honors Gala.

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    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
  • Sunday — Thursday: 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Friday — Saturday: 10 a.m. — 8 p.m.
  • Children’s Museum
  • Monday — Thursday: 1 p.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Friday — Sunday: 10 a.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Museum Store
  • Sunday — Thursday: 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Friday — Saturday: 10 a.m. — 8 p.m.
  • Holiday Hours
  • Dec. 26 — 30: 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Don't miss Christmas at the Museum!

Upcoming Events

  1. Julmarknad

    December 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Moon Monday

    December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Fiddling workshop

    December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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