American Swedish Institute


Founded in 1929 by Swedish immigrant newspaper publisher Swan Turnblad, the American Swedish Institute is an historic house, museum, and cultural center offering a variety of programs designed to celebrate Swedish culture.

The mission of the American Swedish Institute is to preserve the Turnblad residence, which is on

National Register of Historic Places; to preserve and share with the public its collections of Swedish- American heritage artifacts; to interpret the history of the emigrant era; to share Swedish cultural and aesthetic traditions with the community; and to enhance cultural relationships with modern Sweden.

Hours: Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday 12-4 p.m. , Wednesday 12-8 p.m. , Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Admission: $6, $5 ages 62+, $4 ages 6-18. Free for children under six and ASI members. Free admission the first Wednesday of each month.

Location: 2600 Park Avenue , Minneapolis , MN 55407 .