Culture comes alive during the many events hosted by the American Swedish Historical Museum throughout the year. Join us and discover the food, music and holidays of Sweden, experience our newest exhibitions or check out of educational programs for both children and adults.

World Orienteering Day

Orienteering Compass American Swedish Historical Museum

Join the American Swedish Historical Museum and the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association to learn about the unique sport of Orienteering. Originating in Sweden, Orienteering utilizes navigation skills to race from point to point throughout a set course. Event attendees will learn about the history of Orienteering, view our exhibition on the modern compass, and learn basic map reading skills before setting off to complete a course through FDR Park. Pre-registration for the event is suggested, $10 per person.