This week – The Dream of America Exhibit Guided Tour


Dive into the history of Swedish immigration to Chicago with this guided tour of the Swedish American Museum’s permanent exhibit, “The Dream of America.”

Uncover the stories of real immigrants like Karl Karlsson, who left Sweden with his family in 1893, or Elin and Birgitta Hedman, who made the journey in 1924. Learn about what awaited the millions who came to America via Ellis Island and what life was like in Swedish neighborhoods like Andersonville in Chicago then and now.

When: 11 am, 18th of March, 2017
Where: Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St., Chicago
Cost: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, members are free

Space is limited; reservations are recommended and can be made via email to


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