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Discover the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis—a Nordic-inspired cultural hub with art exhibitions, educational programs, and the historic Turnblad Mansion. Enjoy treats at FIKA Café and find unique treasures at ASI’s Museum Store.

The ASI Campus

Turnblad Mansion

Learn more about the Turnblad Mansion, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Discover ASI’s award-winning café dedicated to regional ingredients and New Nordic cuisine.

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Museum Store

Shop a curated selection of products reflecting modern Nordic lifestyles and design.

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Family & Accessibility


Families Welcome

Plan your visit and browse ASI’s fun and educational programs for kids and families.

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The American Swedish Institute is committed to providing programs, services, and a facility accessible to all.

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Questions about visiting

Free parking is available in ASI’s lot at 27th Street and Park Avenue. View parking and directions.

Walk-up and advanced tickets are available for admission to the museum and the Turnblad Mansion. Same-day tickets are walk-up only.

Admission is not required to shop in the Museum Store or eat at FIKA Café. To reserve museum admission tickets, visit the tickets page or call 612-871-4907.

Food and beverages are not allowed in the Turnblad Mansion or exhibition galleries.

FIKA Café does not take reservations.

Restrooms are located on Level 1 of the Nelson Cultural Center near FIKA Café, on the Lower Level of the Turnblad Mansion, and on Level 2 of the Nelson Cultural Center directly above FIKA Café.

Family/all-gender restrooms and changing stations are located on the Lower Level of the Turnblad Mansion and Level 1 of the Nelson Cultural Center near FIKA Café. All are welcome to use the restroom of their choice.

Coat racks and lockers are available free of charge on Level 1 of the Nelson Cultural Center. Keys may be checked out at ASI’s Front Desk. Lockers and hangers fill quickly. ASI cannot store luggage during a visit.

Elevators in the Nelson Cultural Center and the Turnblad Mansion make ASI’s campus wheelchair friendly. Transport wheelchairs are available for complimentary use and may be checked out at ASI’s Front Desk. Wheelchairs may not be reserved in advance.

Learn more about Accessibility at ASI.

Visitors are welcome to nurse their child wherever it is most comfortable. There is a Quiet Room on the Lower Level of the Turnblad Mansion for those looking for privacy or a place to rest.

It depends! Photography is encouraged for social media or personal use (no flash, please!). Commissioned photography or formal portraits, including engagement photos, senior pictures, and family portraits, must be scheduled in advance and require payment of a space use fee.

Learn more about private photography engagements.

Yes! Admission is required to enter the Turnblad Mansion. Please be aware of other visitors—do not block pathways or viewing points. Please bring your own lapboard or clipboard and use only lead or colored pencils. Do not use walls, pedestals, or floors as supports for sketching.

The Holiday Exhibition typically opens mid-November.