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American Swedish Institute

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1st time in the Swedish Museum Yah!

So tranquil and Exciting Staff is very friendly and helpful. Relaxing atmosphere. Parts are closed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
vamperobo
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Bloomington, Minnesota
What a beautiful museum!

We have visited this museum several times and with the changing displays is always interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JudyA583
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Slayton, Minnesota
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Founded in 1929 by Swan J. Turnblad, this castle serves as a combination historic house/museum that features exhibits and programs of the Swedish culture.
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2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1090
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So tranquil and Exciting Staff is very friendly and helpful. Relaxing atmosphere. Parts are closed for renovations. But that's cool.
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We have visited this museum several times and with the changing displays is always interesting! The building is breathtaking! It is on my agenda when I visit again.
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The American Swedish Institute includes the historic Turnblad mansion. Completed in 1908, it is one of very few mansions remaining along Park Avenue. It is a spectacular place to visit. The workmanship is fantastic. Be sure to take the free tour that is offered several times a
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Exhibits were in changeover mode when we visited. But it allowed us to view the mansion in its natural state. The craftsmanship and detail are extraordinary and provide a glimpse into the lives of the very wealthy at the turn of the 20th century. The new cafe, Fika, was a
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I always enjoy ASI. The displays and the mansion are wonderful and tell great stories of Scandinavian heritage. There is some history of my Mother’s weaving instructor from the 1950s, Hilma Berglund, and her sample, journals, and one of her inventive looms. The cafes and gift
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