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Displays an art collection, pioneer items, Swedish glass and ceramics, textiles and furniture. Eleven porcelain fireplaces can be seen. The Grand Hall, paneled in African mahogany, is considered to be the finest installation of its kind on the continent. Films are shown on Sunday at 2pm; a post-film program is often available. Open Tuesday-Saturday noon-4pm (also Wednesday 4-8pm), Sunday 1-5pm. Admission is free to all the first Wednesday of the month.

Location: 2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis Minnesota 55407 Telephone 612-871-4907

Other History nearby:
(St Paul) Alexander Ramsey House
(St Paul) Alexander Ramsey House
(Minneapolis) American Swedish Institute
(St Paul) Cathedral of St Paul
(Scandia) Gammelgarden Museum
(Hanna) Hanna Pioneer Museum

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