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Swedish American Museum Center

  • 5211 N. Clark St. Map It
  • Andersonville

Updated 06/11/2013

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You don't have to be Swedish to find this tiny and welcoming museum interesting. On permanent display, for example, are trunks immigrants brought with them to Chicago and a map showing where in the city different immigrant groups settled. On the third floor, in the only children's museum in the country dedicated to immigration, kids can climb aboard a colorful Viking ship or "milk" a wooden cow, pulling rubber udders to collect streams of water in a bucket.

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5211 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois, 60640, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $4, free 2nd Tues. of month
  • Weekdays 10–4, weekends 11–4; children's section Mon.–Thurs. 1–4, Fri. 10–4, weekends 11–4

Updated 06/11/2013


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