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June 27, 2016

 Children’s Museum Extended Hours

children's museum 2To celebrate the arrival of summer, the Children’s Museum will be open extended hours Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular weekday hours will resume on July 5. We will be closed on July 4 in honor of Independence Day.

Målerås Glass Exhibit Now Open

This exhibit features works by two of the principal artists from Målerås Glasbruk—owner Mats Jonasson and designer Ludvig Löfgren. The first glassworks in Målerås, Sweden was founded in 1890. Now 125 years later, the same company continues to produce handmade Swedish crystal sculptures featuring wildlife, florals, Swedish icons and more.

Museum Celebrates 40 Years with #OnThisDay

Week 62016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Swedish American Museum. Each day this year, we will feature a Swedish-American fact to commemorate our ‪#‎40YearsInAville‬ and the Swedish roots of our community. You can find these ‪#‎OnThisDay‬ facts on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds as well as at the Museum’s front desk. Click here to see what you missed from the previous week!

More Events at the Museum

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The Museum is thankful to all our members and donors for their support. To support the Museum, click here to make a donation

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Hours

General Museum:

  • Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Children's Museum:

  • Monday – Thursday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday : 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Museum Store:

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location

  • 5211 N. Clark St.
  • Chicago, IL 60640

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