• Turnblad Castle

    American Swedish Institute

    Welcome to the Turnblad Mansion and Nelson Cultural Center

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    The Vikings Begin

    Through artifacts and research, this dramatic exhibition sheds new light on early Viking society.

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    Ola Larsmo

    Ola Larsmo, author of "Swede Hollow," joins forces with ASI and the University of MN press for several events launching the English translation of this award-winning Swedish book.

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    FIKA - the Café at ASI

    Serving New Nordic cuisine prepared with delicious regional ingredients

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    The ASI Museum Store

    Your shopping destination for Nordic inspired and other local gifts

Hours & Admission

Museum (Turnblad Mansion & Osher Gallery)*

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday
    noon – 5 p.m.
  • Monday
    Closed

ASI Museum Store**

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday
    noon - 5 p.m.
  • Monday
    Closed

FIKA, ASI's Cafe **

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (lunch menu served 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
  • Wednesday
    8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. (lunch 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
  • Sunday
    11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (lunch 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
  • Monday
    Closed

*Requires paid admission (FREE for ASI members)
**FIKA & Store hours change on festival days to the same hours as the museum. Festival days on Midsommar (3rd Saturday in June) and Julmarknad (1st weekend in December).