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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 19th century Swedish farmhouse interior. In a special exhibit on Swedish foods through January 2011, families can smell spices and fold decorative napkins. Admission for both students and adults is $4 each. For every 5 students, one adult is admitted for free. Minimum of 15 students.

For current exhibits see http://www.metrokids.com/MetroKids/Attractions-and-Events/Attractions-Guide/index.php/name/American-Swedish-Historical-Museum/listing/29608/

Extra Information

See Pipi Longstocking's kid-lit kitchen, horse and dress-up trunk.

Additional Information:

E-mail Address: info@americanswedish.org
State: PA
County: PA - Philadelphia
For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: 1 All Ages/Families
3 Elementary School Age
4 Middle School & Teens
Grades for Field Trips: A Early Ed / Preschool
B K-2
C 3-5
D 6-8
E 9-12
Field Trip Phone Number: 215-389-1776
Field Trip E-mail: education@americanswedish.org
Primary Category: History Museums & Sites
Description: Showcases contributions of Swedes to American society.
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