Swedish American Museum, Chicago

4.6
#25 of 48 in Museums in Chicago
The Swedish American Museum is a nonprofit museum and cultural center for the education, celebration and interpretation of Swedish American history and culture in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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  • This museum is small, but incredibly interesting if you enjoy exploring the immigrant experience in a large city. Swedish immigrants (including my own) settled in the Clark Street area of Chicago. Man...  more »
  • I visited during a small event so the visit was free. The museum portion is on the second floor. It encompasses the immigration path, and some background on famous Chicago Swedes. The first floor has ...  more »
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  • We were greeted by an super friendly and helpful lady at the front desk. The exhibits and their descriptions were very well built and maintained. It amazes me how well the space was used to convey a story that dates back a 100 years or so. Thank you for the hospitality!!
  • Surprisingly extensive permanent exhibits. The bottom gallery rotates exhibits and bring in some very impressive artists and pieces. Was great to read all about the famous American brands that were started by Swedes! Kids museum and play area is fantastic, lots too keep the little ones entertained.
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