Become a member of the Museum and enjoy great benefits such as free admission, discounts in the Museum Store, a subscription to Flaggan, our quarterly newsletter, and discounted pricing to events and classes!

Your Swedish American Museum membership card is honored for free admission by our partners:

  • American Swedish Institute (Minneapolis)
  • American Swedish Historical Museum (Philadelphia)
  • The Nordic Heritage Museum (Seattle)
  • Swedish Historical Society of Rockford / Erlander Home (Rockford)

Be part of an organization that:

  • Preserves Swedish-American traditions and culture through entertainment, fine arts, exhibitions, food programs, and more
  • Ensures the continuation of Chicago’s Swedish heritage for future generations
  • Provides a central meeting place for all Swedish American organizations
  • Connects people with common interests in Swedish culture and identity through our programs, social outings, Genealogical Center, and large network of Augustana, North Park and Gustavus alma mater
  • Provides classes in Swedish language, dancing, crafts, and dancing
  • Holds special holiday events such as Julmarknad and Midsommarfest


You may join or renew at any of the following levels:

Basic Membership Sustaining Membership Sandburg Society Linnaeus Society 521 Club Three Crowns
Free admission + + + + + +
Discounts in the Museum Store + + + + + +
Discounts on classes and programs + + + + + +
Invitations to openings and special events + + + + + +
Subscription to Flaggan, our quarterly newsletter + + + + + +
One annual free gift membership for a friend
+ +
Special one-time 20% discount in the Museum Store + + +
Invitation to a special event +
Annual Recognition Award +


Membership levels
Optional Donation:

Membership Renewal

Genealogy Membership

Genealogy Membership is available to members of the Swedish American Museum.

You can add a Genealogy Membership to any membership level for only $20. Free monthly Genealogy sessions are included with the membership.


Give the Gift of Membership

Sharing the Swedish American Museum experience with others makes a great gift! You can give the gift of membership to someone by selecting below which level membership you would like to give. Before completing your transaction, please click on the “Add Special Instruction to Seller” link, and write who the membership is for, as well as their address, phone number and e-mail.

Gift Membership levels