LOCATION

The Museum is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia, near the sports complex.

OPEN HOURS

Tuesday– Friday:
10am- 4pm

Saturday-Sunday:
12–4pm

Closed on Mondays and holidays.

During times of inclement weather, please call the museum at (215) 389-1776 to see if we are open.

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GALLERIES

The Museum today consists of 12 permanent galleries, one changing exhibition gallery, and a library.


HANDICAP ACCESS

The Museum is handicapped accessible.
Please call 215-389-1776 ahead of time to get access to the handicap entrance.

PRESS

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ABOUT THE MUSEUM

The American Swedish Historical Museum in South Philadelphia is the oldest Swedish Museum in the United States. Founded in 1926, the Museum has been dedicated to preserving and promoting Swedish and Swedish-American cultural heritage and traditions for more than 80 years. The Museum is a place where Swedes, Swedish-Americans, and people of all nationalities who appreciate Swedish contributions to history, art, architecture, music, science and technology can come together.


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News

Read our FY2014 Annual Report.

Pippi Longstocking is in town! This special exhibition is free with museum admission. On view through February 16, 2015.

Special exhibitions on view right now, but only for a limited time. Come on in and have a look - they are included in general admission. You can also read more about them on our Special Exhibitions page.

Now you can find your favorite Swedish food items in our Museum Shop. Items Include crisp bread, lingonberry preserve, vanilla sauce, blueberry soup, herring, "Kalles" smoked roe, coffee, a variety of candies and chocolate, plus lots more.

Members enjoy 10% off in the Museum Shop everyday! Looking for a unique gift to share with someone? Give the gift that keeps on giving, a gift membership to ASHM!

Upcoming Events

 

Swedish Museum Singers' Holiday Concert, December 13, 7pm

Toddler Time, December 16th, 10:30am

Cub Scout Saturday, January 4th, 10am-12pm

Toddler Time, January 20th, 10:30am

Genealogy Club Meeting, January 31st, 1:30pm

Pea Soup and Punsch Supper, January 31st, 6pm

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