Becoming a Member

Basic Member Benefits:

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Memberships

Make a donation and support the Swedish American Museum

Become a member of the Museum and enjoy many money-saving benefits. You may join or renew at any of the following levels:

Basic Membership Sustaining Membership Sandburg Society Linnaeus Society 521 Club Three Crowns
Free admission + + + + + +
Discounts in the Museum Store + + + + + +
Discounts on classes and programs + + + + + +
Invitations to openings and special events + + + + + +
Subscription to Flaggan, our quarterly newsletter + + + + + +
Subscription to Sweden & America Magazine + + + + +
One annual free gift membership for a friend + + + +
Special one-time discount in the Museum Store + + +
Invitation to a special event + +
Annual recognition +
  • Free admission to regular exhibits…
  • Discounts in the Museum Store…
  • Discounts on classes and programs…
  • Invitations to openings and special events…
  • Subscription to Flaggan, our quarterly newsletter.

Patron Member Benefits:

  • Sustaining members receive all regular benefits plus an annual subscription to Nordic Reach magazine.
  • Sandberg Society members receive all benefits above plus one regular annual gift membership for a friend.
  • Linnaeus Society members receive all benefits above plus a one–time 20% discount in the Museum Store.
  • 521 Club members receive all benefits above plus two invitations to the President’s Dinner.
  • 3 Crowns Group members receive all benefits above plus the annual Recognition Award.

Your Swedish American Museum membership card is honored for free admission by our partners:

  • American Swedish Institute (Minneapolis)
  • American Swedish Historical Museum (Philadelphia)
  • The Nordic Heritage Museum (Seattle).
  • Swedish Historical Society of Rockford / Erlander Home (Rockford)

Genealogy Membership

You can add a Genealogy Membership to any membership level for only $20. Free monthly Genealogy sessions are included with the membership.


Give the Gift of Membership!

Being a member of the Museum yourself is rewarding, but sharing the experience with others makes a great gift.  You can give the gift of Swedish American Museum membership to someone by selecting below which level membership you would like to give.  Before completing your transaction, click on the “Add Special Instruction to Seller” link, and in that box please write who the membership is for, their address, phone number and e-mail address.

Gift Membership levels

If you have any questions about giving the gift of membership, please contact our Membership Manager Elizabeth Cline at ECline@samac.org or 773.728.8111 ext 28.

Memberships

Information

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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