2021: Philadelphia Voted The American Swedish Historical Museum Best Museum!
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave
(215) 389-1776 – americanswedish.org
It may not be the most famous museum in the City of Brotherly Love, but it’s easy to understand why the American Swedish Historical Museum has been chosen by readers as the city’s best museum. This stunning facility inside the Franklin D. Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia offers a whole lot for visitors to do. The museum’s 20,000-square-foot interior is divided into 12 exhibition galleries, a library featuring books on Swedish and Swedish-American art, history and other subjects, a large dining room/conference area and, of course, a museum store where your kids will likely want to make a stop before leaving. There are also Swedish language and other educational programs for kids and adults, and special events at the museum including concerts. Whatever your age, you’re bound to find something to do that will pique your interest here!