Swedish American Museum, Chicago

4.6
#24 of 48 in Museums in Chicago
The Swedish American Museum is a nonprofit museum and cultural center for the education, celebration and interpretation of Swedish American history and culture in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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  • It is a small museum packed with both sides of the history. The first floor is a gift shop and the reminders of the old pre-world war 2 puppet theater. Very cool. The second floor is the heritage and ...  more »
  • Really worth a visit. Learned a lot as I did not know about the Swedish emigration and immigration to the United States.
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  • A small, but very well put together museum honoring both the Swedish culture, and the journey the Swedes took to the New World. Very educational, and had a great time. Excited to see the remodel this upcoming January!
  • Saw A Little Night of Nordic Music here. It was amazing! I can't wait to come again next year. The venue is lovely. The performances were breathtaking! You've gotta check it out!
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