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Become an ASI Member Today!

Join the ASI community and engage locally and connect globally.

From exploring the historic Turnblad Mansion, to discovering art, handcraft and cultural traditions old and new, to sharing stories about the immigrant experience, you help us offer opportunities for people to connect their pasts to a shared future. 

Your membership also provides critical support to the many exhibitions, programs, and events that bring our mission to life throughout the year. Join today and make ASI a gathering place for you, your friends and family, and for all. 

Member Benefits

Make an Impact

ASI members create positive community impact supporting educational programming and exhibitions for all ages, celebrations of culture, heritage and tradition, and other activities that uplift ASI as a gathering place for all people.

Free Admission

Members receive free admission to the Turnblad Mansion and exhibitions on view during open hours.

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Discounted & Advanced Registrations

Save on ASI’s classes, workshops and events, with opportunities to register for many of these programs before they become publicly available.

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Store Discount

Receive 10% off your purchases in-person and online through the ASI Museum Store.

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Posten Subscription

Receive a free subscription to ASI’s Posten Magazine.

Travel Discounts

ASI members receive a 5% discount when booking qualifying tour packages with Borton Overseas.

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Membership Levels & Benefits

Basic Level Memberships

Support the activities you love and experience everything ASI has to offer. Basic memberships are not tax-deductible.

  • Student: Includes one student member. $30 / year
  • Individual: Includes one adult member. $55 / year
  • Individual Plus: Includes one free guest admission per visit. $65 / year
  • Dual: Includes two adult members. $70 / year
  • Family: Includes two adults and all children ages 18 and under. Perfect for multi-generational visitors. $85 / year
  • Non-resident Family*: Includes same as above. $55 / year

*Non-resident memberships are available to families and individuals living more than 50 miles from ASI’s campus.

Become a Sustainer! Automate your membership renewal and never miss out on being the first to know about programs, classes and special opportunities at ASI. To opt in, check the box for “Renew my membership automatically!” when joining or renewing.

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Contributing Level Memberships

Contributing level memberships include two adults and all children under 18, plus one free guest admission per visit. A portion of Contributing level memberships are tax-deductible.

  • Supporter: Includes four additional guest passes offering museum admission to the passholder. $125 / year
  • Non-resident Contributor*: Above benefits, plus reciprocal membership benefits at hundreds of participating ROAM^ institutions. $200 / year
  • Patron: Above benefits, plus one complimentary Basic Family membership to give to friends and family. $250 / year
  • Linnaeus: Above benefits, plus recognition in ASI’s annual report. $500 / year
  • Three Crowns: Above benefits, plus invitations to special ASI programs. $1000 / year
  • Life: Above benefits, plus name listed on the Life Member Recognition Board. $3000 one time

^View the list of participating ROAM institutions.

Join, Renew, or Give as a Gift

“Thank you for all you do at ASI. You spark and satisfy my curiosity, and help me be a better person.”

Karen Bieschke

ASI member

“Great museum, great programs and exhibits”

Larry Opseth

ASI member

Frequently Asked Questions

Become a member or renew your membership online, by calling us at 612-871-4907, by joining or renewing in-person at ASI’s front desk, or by mailing a check in the appropriate amount to:

Attn: Membership
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407 USA

Your membership has a major impact. Memberships support the many programs, exhibitions, and activities that bring ASI’s campus to life every day for all of our participants.

Please allow up to two weeks for the arrival of your membership cards after joining or renewing. If you would like to visit ASI before the cards arrive, you can show a picture ID at the entrance and our staff can verify your membership in our database.

Family memberships are valid for two adults and all children ages 18 and under.

Yes! You will receive two renewal reminders by standard mail as well as an email reminder if you share your email with us.

Yes! Be sure to check the box ‘This Membership is a Gift’ in the application form and fill out the additional information about who the gift is for and where the membership materials should be sent.

Contributing Level Memberships are tax-deductible. Basic Level Memberships are not tax-deductible. The following amounts of each membership are tax-deductible:

Supporter: $95.

Non-Resident Contributor: $120.

Patron: $170.

Linneaus: $420.

Three Crowns: $920.

Life: $2,920.

Yes! If you purchase a membership using a credit or debit card, you can sign up for automatic renewals. To sign up, check the box for “Renew this membership automatically when it expires” when joining or renewing.

To request a new membership card or update your contact information, please email us at, call our offices at 612-871-4907, or speak to a staff member at the front desk.

We would love for you to share ASI with your guests! Some membership levels include guest passes. Otherwise, your guests will either need to pay for admission or sign up for their own membership.

Reciprocal Member Benefits

All ASI members receive admission privileges at many of our partner institutions, including:

Swedish American Museum

Chicago, IL



Scandia, MN


American Swedish Historical Museum

Philadelphia, PA


National Nordic Museum

Seattle, WA


Erlander Home Museum

Rockford, IL


Carl Larsson-gården

Sundborn, Sweden


Dalarnas Museum

Falun, Sweden



Decorah, Iowa

The Turnblad Mansion, part of the American Swedish Institute

Join ASI Today!

Become a member to support the programs you love and ASI’s mission to be a gathering place for all people to experience themes of culture, migration, the environment, and the arts—all informed by enduring links to Sweden.

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