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American Swedish Historical Museum

Map1900 Pattison Ave.
Phila, PA 19145
215-389-1776
    Categories:
  • History Museums & Sites

Description:

The oldest Swedish Museum in the United States showcases contributions of Swedes to American society, such as a log cabin style of architecture from early settlers or the construction of the Monitor ship by John Ericsson in the Civil War. You can step inside a stuga, a 19th century Swedish farmhouse interior.
Did You Know? The Swedes were the first Europeans to settle in the Delaware Valley, long before William Penn arrived.
Save the Date: Experience a traditional Santa Lucia procession and holiday music during Luciafest.
KIDBIT: See the ongoing exhibit A Common Thread: Tradition and Trend in Swedish Textiles, which features Swedish textiles and their role in class, gender, and identity

Additional Information:

E-mail Address: info@americanswedish.org
County: PA - Philadelphia
For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Toddlers & Preschoolers
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Early Ed / Preschool
0 Kindergarten
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Parties: no
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