This is an excellent place to perform family research. Our Genealogy Society is here to help you if you have papers that need translation or if you just need help to get started.  To set up an appointment please email or fill out the form here.

Genealogical Society members:
 No fee for first hour; $10 for each additional hour on the same day
Museum member only: $10 for first hour and $30 for each additional hour on the same day
Non-member: $30 fee for each hour

Please call the Museum at 773.728.8111 or e-mail to make an appointment. Based on the information you provide, we will research using the resources available at the Genealogy Center. Information might be available within three weeks. If we are unable to assist you, we will try to refer you to other possible sources.

Genealogy Presentations

genealogy1 The newly updated Swedish American Genealogical Society hosts presentations at 10 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month (exceptions may apply due to holidays and speaker availability). Check the Museum calendar for the most updated information. These presentations are free to members of the Museum’s Genealogical Society. Non-members pay $10 per presentation.