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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National Day, June 6, 11am-3pm


The 90th Anniversary celebration continues at the ASHM on Swedish National Day! Visit on June 6th and enjoy free admission including guided tours highlighting the history of the museum and a special Swedish summer dessert treat.

The Benefits of Swedish Cooking and Diet, Thursday, June 9th, 6-8pm

Join the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia for a business networking event featuring a panel discussion on trends in Nordic cooking and the health benefits of the Nordic diet.

There will also be a discussion on the business of importing and exporting Swedish food to the United States. The panel will consist of four professionals, all active in the Swedish-American food and diet industry, followed by refreshments provided by IKEA, Brauhaus-Schmitz and Scandaffären

SACC Member Individual Ticket: $35
ASHM Member Individual Ticket: $35
Non-Member Individual Ticket: $40

 

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, June 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:

July 19 and August 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.


Midsommarfest
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Saturday, June 25, 4pm-7:30pm

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 years $4. Pay at the door.

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, July 19, 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:

August 16 and September 20

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.

SmörgåsBeer’d, Saturday, August 6, 5pm-9pm

Spend a summer evening sampling local Philly and Swedish lagers, ales, stouts, and more paired alongside a spread of savories like Swedish meatballs, cheeses, and sausages. SmörgåsBeer’d will be held Saturday, August 6th from 5-9pm. Early bird registration $20 through July 5th, $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Special designated driver price of $10. Register by phone or online.

 

Toddler Time: Tuesday, August 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:

September 20 and October 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.

Crayfish Party, Friday, August 26, 6:30pm

Get a taste of Swedish summer at our annual Crayfish Party! Enjoy a platter of crayfish or Swedish meatballs, along with bread, cheese, potatoes and snaps all outside under our beautiful lighted and decorated tent. $50 for ASHM and SACC Philadelphia members, $60 for non-members. Register by phone or online by August 22nd.

   
   
   
   

 

 

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