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404 S 3rd St,

Rockford, IL


(815) 963-5559

Swedish Historical Society of Rockford
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Requires one week advance notice.
Admission is $7 for non-members

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Erlander Museum and Nordic Cultural Center closure extended to April 7thOn Friday, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a stay-at-home order taking effect 5 p.m., Saturday, March 21, through April 7 for all of Illinois. His executive order lays out three main directives:* Stay at home, except for essential activities* Non-essential business and operations must cease*All gatherings of more than 10 people are bannedWith these directives and orders in mind, The Swedish Historical Society Board of Directors and staff believe that we should extend our closure as well until April 7th and pending further instruction from our state & local officials.Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this time.We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update the community on a re-open date as more information becomes available. If you have any questions, please contact the museum at museum@swedishhistorical.org or call 815-963-5559.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Here's a little Viking humor to brighten your day🇸🇪

Thursday, March 19, 2020


Tuesday, March 17, 2020

With respect and concern for those among us who are most vulnerable to the virus and in solidarity with the leaders of our region, we are making the difficult decision to postpone our Annual Meeting scheduled for March 15th at 1:00 PM at Stockholm Inn.Read for more details 🇸🇪🇱🇷

Friday, March 13, 2020

Are you an ABBA Fan?🤩Join SHS on June 20th at 7:00 pm at Veterans Memorial Hall for our Dancing Queen: An #ABBASalute concert🎤!How about a MEGA Fan?🤩🇸🇪 If you can't get enough of ABBA, show us by participating in our ABBA look-a-like contest!! Winners will have a chance to win a gift card from Prairie Street Brewing Co.Tickets go on sale on April 1st, so mark your calendars ⏰ and we will see you there!

Monday, March 9, 2020

Swedish filmmaker Jonas Stenstrom featured in Beloit International Film festival!🇸🇪https://beloitfilmfest.org/films/decoding-the-driftless/

Friday, March 6, 2020

Good Afternoon SHS Members 🇸🇪!Have you RSVP'd for this year's annual meeting? Call 815-963-5559 or email museum@swedishhistorical.org to reserve your spot today!https://www.facebook.com/events/2776546545786787/

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Looking for a way to enjoy the long winter months?Check out the top 10 ways to spend them in Sweden🇸🇪🌨https://sweden.se/nat…/10-reasons-to-spend-winter-in-sweden/

Friday, February 21, 2020

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