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American Swedish Historical Museum

1900 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
PA - Philadelphia
Phone Number: 215-389-1776
Category: History Museums & Sites

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 an 19th-century Swedish farmhouse interior.
Did You Know? Swedes were the first Europeans to settle in the Delaware Valley, long before William Penn arrived.

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

For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible
Offers Field Trips?: Yes
Field Trip Phone Number: 215-389-1776
Field Trip Email: education@americanswedish.org
Free Admission?:
Free/Discounted Museum Days: Art-Reach Access Program, Delaware County Library Museum Pass Program, Museum Day Live, STAMP Pass
Admission: $10, adults; $5, kids; FREE, ages 4 & younger
Cost Cutter: Sign out a museum pass at a participating Delaware County, PA library for FREE admission. In addition to being a library cardholder, you must be 16 or older and owe no library fines.
Fall Fun:
Parties: No