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The museum opened in 1929 & is dedicated to the study of the role Sweden & Swedish Americans have played in US culture & history. The Turnblad Mansion Museum features exhibits & special events.
Check out all the awesome wood carvings and ceramic fireplaces. Also, go on up to the attic and check out the theater that was only used once!
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This Chateauesque style mansion was built in 1908 as the home of Swedish-American newspaper publisher Swan Turnblad, who gave the home to the American Swedish Institute.