Come and join us for our various events! We celebrate heritage and both traditional Swedish and American Holidays. There is always something going on at the American Swedish Historical Museum. See below for scheduled events. All events will take place at the Museum unless otherwise noted. Please check with the Museum to confirm dates and other details. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after the registration deadline.

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Toddler Time: Tuesday, March 21, 10:30am-11:30am

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum for the continuation of its educational and family fun Toddler Time programs! Each session will help young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands on activities and valuable social interaction.  Children will explore art, science, and literature in the unique and positive child centered learning environment of the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Upcoming Toddler Times:

April 18 and May 16

The cost is $5 per session and registration is suggested. Free for museum Household members’ children/accompanying caregivers. Register online or pay at the door.

Waffle Day
Saturday, March 25, 11 AM-2 PM

Every March at the end of the month in honor of the Annunciation Day (Maria Bebådelsedagen),  Swedes eat waffles. Intrigued by this tradition? Stop by the Museum for Waffle Day to get the whole story, along with some tasty Swedish waffles served with whipped cream and strawberry jam, and of course coffee. $12 for non-members, $8 for members includes waffles and a beverage. Register by phone or online, or pay at the door.

Skål Monthly Tours and Tastings, Saturday, April 1, 1-2pm

Have you ever sampled Aquavit? Whether you are new to Scandinavian spirits or an aficionado, join us for an exclusive guided tour of the Skål! Scandinavian Spirits exhibition at the American Swedish Historical Museum. Each tour will explore the history of Scandinavian spirits and the role those beverages play in the heritage of Scandinavian America. Learn how to properly Skål, or cheers, at the end of the tour with an Aquavit tasting. Pre-registration required and tour spots are limited. $8 members and $18 non-members(must be 21 or over to attend tasting). Click here to sign up.

Additional tours and tastings on:
May 20th
June 18th
July 9th
August 12th
September 9th

Easter Family Fun Day & Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 9, 2-4 PM

Introduce your little ones to Swedish Easter traditions. Easter Family Fun day includes Swedish Easter crafts, face painting, Easter witch dress up, and an Easter egg hunt! This event is free for members and children 2 years and under, $10 for non-members, pay at the door.

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, April 18, 10:30am-11:30am

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum for the continuation of its educational and family fun Toddler Time programs! Each session will help young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands on activities and valuable social interaction.  Children will explore art, science, and literature in the unique and positive child centered learning environment of the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Upcoming Toddler Times:

May 16, June 20, July 18

The cost is $5 per session and registration is suggested. Free for museum Household members’ children/accompanying caregivers. Register online or pay at the door.

Viking Day, Saturday, April 29, 12pm-4pm

Visitors can view a 40-foot, half-size working model of the Gokstad ship, learn the runic alphabet, compete in a Hnefeltafle or Viking Chess competition, watch a Viking Age weapons demonstration, and attend expert lectures to learn more about this often misunderstood culture. Admission: $8 for members, $12 for non-members, $6 for children (5-18), and children under 5 are free. Register online or pay at the door.

Save the Date! Spring Ting Dinner and Auction, Saturday, May 6, 6pm

Save the date for our annual fundraiser dinner and auction. A fun and exciting evening is guaranteed, with hors d’oeuvres and dinner provided by Jeffrey Miller Catering, and silent auction and remarks from a special guest. Tickets start at $95, RSVP by April 24th. Call or check back soon for more information.

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, May 16, 10:30am-11:30am

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum for the continuation of its educational and family fun Toddler Time programs! Each session will help young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands on activities and valuable social interaction.  Children will explore art, science, and literature in the unique and positive child centered learning environment of the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Upcoming Toddler Times:

June 20, July 18, August 22

The cost is $5 per session and registration is suggested. Free for museum Household members’ children/accompanying caregivers. Register online or pay at the door.

National Day, Tuesday, June 6, 12pm-4pm

What better place to celebrate Swedish National Day than the American Swedish Historical Museum! Enjoy free admission including guided tours highlighting the history of the museum, and a special Swedish summer dessert treat.

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, June 20, 10:30am-11:30am

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum for the continuation of its educational and family fun Toddler Time programs! Each session will help young minds grow through interactive stories, engaging hands on activities and valuable social interaction.  Children will explore art, science, and literature in the unique and positive child centered learning environment of the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Upcoming Toddler Times:

July 18, August 22, September 19

The cost is $5 per session and registration is suggested. Free for museum Household members’ children/accompanying caregivers. Register online or pay at the door.

Midsommarfest, Saturday, June 24, 4pm-7pm

Celebrate summer at our annual Midsommarfest, complete with food, drinks, home-made Swedish pastries, music and maypole dancing, as well as crafts and games for the kids. Members $7, Non-members $10, Children 4-12 $4. Pay at the door. Food and drinks sold separately.

   

 

 

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