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American Swedish Historical Museum

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/

1900 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
PA - Philadelphia
215-389-1776
Field Trip Phone Number: 215-389-1776
info@americanswedish.org
Field Trip E-mail: education@americanswedish.org
Primary Category: History Museums & Sites
Category: History Museums & Sites
For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Free Admission?:
Ages: All Ages/Families, Elementary School Age, Middle School & Teens
Grades for Field Trips: Early Ed / Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

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/