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Where the Children Sleep: A Photo Exhibit on Refugee Children in Europe and the Middle East
By Magnus Wennman
On view October 21, 2017-March 4, 2018



Get a taste of local and Nordic brews, along with delectable Swedish/American fare at SmörgåsBeer
Saturday, July 29, 5-9pm



Ring in the Summer Season Around the Maypole at Midsommarfest
Saturday, June 24, 2017 4pm to 7pm



The Vikings Are Coming! 
to the American Swedish Historical Museum
Saturday April 29th, 2017 at 12pm - 4pm



Have a wooly good time! Join us for a special Toddler Time
Tuesday, April 18, 10:30am – 11:30am



Join us for Easter Family Fun Day at the American Swedish Historical Museum
Sunday, April 9th, 2017, 2pm-4pm



It’s All About the Waffle at the American Swedish Historical Museum
Saturday March 25, 2017 at 11am - 2pm



Treat Yourself! Join us for Semlor and a Movie
at the American Swedish Historical Museum
Saturday, February 11th, 2017, 11am



Raise Your Glass and Skål!
Skål: Scandinavian Spirits Opens January 28, 2017
On View Thru September 17, 2017



Escape winter’s chill at the American Swedish Historical Museum’s Pea Soup and Punsch Supper
Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 6pm




New Sweden History Conference: The Delaware River: A Colonial Highway
Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9am to 3:30pm at the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

This year’s conference examines the Delaware River and the central role it played in the lives of the Lenape, Dutch, Swedes, and English during the 17th century.



Folk Fashion



Antique Appraisal Day



Summer Crayfish Party