American Swedish Institute

2600 Park Ave (E 26th St)
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 871-4907
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm


  • The museum opened in 1929 & is dedicated to the study of the role Sweden & Swedish Americans have played in US culture & history. The Turnblad Mansion Museum features exhibits & special events.
  • Check out all the awesome wood carvings and ceramic fireplaces. Also, go on up to the attic and check out the theater that was only used once!
  • Be sure to keep an eye out for the house goat!
  • With its modern building expansion, the ASI's museum store has expanded its offerings considerably to celebrate modern Scandinavian design, with a few sacred nods to the past, such as Dala horses.
  • Try the Swedish Meatballs With Mashed Potatoes And Lingonberries
  • Make sure to see the Sami exhibit, it's quite fascinating.
  • Go see the Christmas rooms for each country the trees are beautiful.
  • Culturally significant this magnificent castle built in 1908 is an excellent example of what a Swedish immigrant can do with his news paper empire, FIKA and the new wing is a great community space.
  • Beautiful grand house, great rotating art exhibits, wonderful whimsical "play space" attic, and engaging Swedish-American history
  • Exhibits, nice lunch spot (FIKA)p
  • Fika is fabulous and worth the wait. You can always wander around the Swedish Institute while you are waiting for your table!
  • Fantastic interior top to bottom. Cocktails at the Castle was a fun time with friends
  • Great gift shop
  • Don't leave without eating at Fika!
  • Absolutely beautiful house and when I went in December it was decorated with these beautiful Christmas decorations ! Must see !
  • The Lars Lerin exhibit is amazing!
  • A must see building and museum
  • Beautiful and Historic Place. Definitely a must visit place if you visit the twin cities.
  • Beautiful!
  • On my to do list. The rating of this is sky high, must be awesome!

Nearby places

2600 Park Ave
920 E Lake St (Btw Chicago Ave. & 10th Ave.)