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***On SUNDAY DECEMBER 3RD, Museum visitors will need to use the FDR Park Clubhouse lot or Pattison Avenue accessible spaces ONLY***
Starting October 25, due to the Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular, visitors to the Museum will need to park in the Novacare Lot across Pattison Avenue from the Museum or in the FDR Park Clubhouse lot (enter from Pattison Avenue).
The American Swedish Historical Museum (ASHM) is thrilled to be part of the Philadelphia Flower Show again this year! This year's Flower Show theme is In Full Bloom and will take place June 11-19. If you didn't know, admission to ASHM is included in your Flower Show ticket.
Today the American Swedish Historical Museum (ASHM) retrieved an 1861 Colt Revolver that had belonged to Swedish immigrant Major Nere A. Elfwing, who fought in the American Civil War. The revolver was part of a 50-year-old cold case that was cracked by the FBI in 2019. It was stolen from ASHM in the 1970s by Thomas Gavin, who was recently convicted of the series of thefts in the 1960s and 70s.
ASHM is excited to partner with PHS for this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show! For the first time in the show’s history it will be outdoors in FDR Park with a few exhibits in ASHM galleries. With this large-scale event happening in our building there will be some changes in access before and during the show. If you plan on visiting the museum from May 18th- June 23rd, 2021 here is what you need to know regarding parking and museum access. If you have any questions please give us a call at 215-389-1776.