• 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 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.

The Museum will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.

Upcoming Events

  1. Genealogy Session

    May 27 @ 10:00 am
  2. Memorial Day

    May 29
  3. Merula Choir Concert

    June 3 @ 5:00 pm

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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. 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 help, we hope to take the Museum to even greater heights in the … Read More

$900,000

of $1,000,000 goal

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