• Turnblad Castle

    American Swedish Institute

    Welcome to the Turnblad Mansion and Nelson Cultural Center

  • Solar Egg in the ASI Courtyard

    Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström for Riksbyggen

    The giant Solar Egg reflective sculpture – and functional sauna – is now in the ASI Courtyard through April 28. Book your sauna sessions now! 

  • Erik Johansson - Impact

    Imagine - Surreal Photography by Erik Johansson

    "He makes the real look surreal. In his large-scale photographs, fish swim through the sky, towns perch precariously on tall hourglass-shaped rocks in the sea, and sound waves from an old gramophone resolve into a landscape of trees reflected in a lake." - Pamela Espeland, MinnPost Artscape

  • Sailor's Beef Stew

    FIKA - the Café at ASI

    Serving New Nordic cuisine prepared with delicious regional ingredients

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).