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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.

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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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    Swedish Classes

    Registration is now open for our Spring semester!

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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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    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.

“Significance of the Ordinary” by Lars-Birger Sponberg Opens Jan. 13

Upcoming Events

  1. Hejsan! Story & craft hour

    January 20 @ 11:00 am
  2. The Dream of America Exhibit Guided Tour

    January 21 @ 11:00 am
  3. Bullerbyn

    January 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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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