Tantalizing Treasures

The Tantalizing Treasures Sale is a benefit sale at the Swedish American Museum, where new and/or gently used donated items are sold during a day-long event open to the public where proceeds benefit the Museum.

Upcoming Tantalizing Treasures Sale

Tantalizing Treasure Sale is back on Saturday, April 12, 2014!

This biannual fundraiser for the Swedish American Museum is a great place to find gently used items from jewelry and collectibles to furniture and children’s toys and more! You don’t have to be Swedish or Swedish-American to find some great finds at this event. Want to help us out and clear out space in your own home? Email us to find out how you can donate items to the sale or give us a call at 773.728.8111. Donations are accepted through Tuesday, April 1. Ready to drop your donations to the Museum? Just bring a completed donation form to leave with your items. Thank you!

Tantalizing Treasures Expands in 2014 to Include a Children’s Sale

This year the Tantalizing Treasures Sale will expand to include children’s clothing and toys. This portion of the sale will benefit the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration and will open on Thursday, April 10 and run through Saturday, April 12. The sale will be located on the third floor adjacent to the Children’s Museum.

Tantalizing Treasures 2014 Complete Schedule

Children’s Sale
Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tantalizing Treasure’s Preview Party
Friday, April 11, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Attendees of the Preview Party will have the opportunity to bid on a select group of items from the Tantalizing Treasures Sale early. Cost is $10 to enter the party and includes one drink ticket.

Tantalizing Treasures Sale
Saturday, April 12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.



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.

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


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  • Chicago, IL 60640


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