The American Swedish Historical Museum offers a variety of educational programs for all audiences. From school programs, to Swedish language classes to Swedish genealogy, the Museum has something for learners of all ages. 

Education Programs for Adults

Genealogy Sessions

If you have Swedish ancestors that emigrated to North America, our Genealogy Club can help you get started on researching your family history.

Please call 215-389-1776 or email info@americanswedish.org for information on how to make an appointment. This service is offered free for ASHM members.

Swedish Language Classes

Language classes meet for two ten week semesters at the Museum in the fall and spring. The spring semester is a continuation of first fall semester course. Please click on the link below for current semester information and registration form.

If you have further questions or to register over the phone, please call the Museum at 215-389-1776 x106.

Book a Speaker

ASHM is happy to send a speaker to your site to give a talk on a variety of topics, from the New Sweden Colony to Swedish cuisine. If you are interested in a specific theme, contact our Education department for more information.

Guided Group Tours

Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more with advanced booking at the following rates:

New Sweden in Focus guided tour: $15 per person
General Museum guided tour: $15 per person
A $50 non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of booking.
At least 24 hours’ notice is required for cancellation.

Call our Education department for reservations and more information on tours.