- Hours: Museum Hours: Tue., Th., Fri., Sat., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wed. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sun., noon – 5 p.m.
THE AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE (ASI) is a vibrant arts and cultural organization, museum and historic home located at 2600 Park Avenue near downtown Minneapolis. ASI serves as a gathering place for people to share stories and experiences around universal themes of tradition, migration, craft and the arts, all informed by enduring ties to Sweden.
With a campus including the Turnblad Mansion built in 1908 and the Nelson Cultural Center, which houses the award-winning FIKA Café' and the ASI Museum Store, added in 2012, ASI uses its resources to be a valuable community asset and integral partner. The Wall Street Journal called ASI "[a] model of how a small institution can draw visitors through exciting programming." www.ASImn.org. For more information, visit ASImn.org or call 612-871-4907.
- 2600 Park Avenue
- Minneapolis, MN 55407
- Phone: 612.871.4907
- Fax: 612.871.8682
- Free Parking
Mansion Grand Hall, Salon & Den
The main floor of the historic Turnblad Mansion is available for viewing and/or cocktail receptions with bar service and passed hors d'oeuvres. The upper floors feature exhibit space that may be open for viewing.
Configuration Occupancy Reception 150
Occupancy: 5 - 120
Square Footage: 1,400
Paulson Hall features a baby-grand piano, built-in sound, projector and screen.
Configuration Occupancy Banquet/Rounds 80 Theater 120
Occupancy: 5 - 25
Classrooms are equipped with white boards and either conference or open-square set ups.
Configuration Occupancy Conference 25
Stuga is our "little Swedish cabin in the woods". This space features Swedish themed decor and is perfect for a cozy breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Larson Hall, Promenade & Terrace
Occupancy: 50 - 400
Square Footage: 3,744
1100 square feet of pre-function space and an outdoor terrace included. Larson Hall is equipped with a built-in screen, projector and sound system. This space features natural light with shades and black-out capability.
Configuration Occupancy Banquet/Rounds 280 Theater 300 Reception 400
Only available during closed hours, the NCC Courtyard is nestled between the modern Nelson Cultural Center and the historic Turnblad Mansion. This space is perfect for large cocktail receptions or sit down dinners. It features natural landscaping with cafe and twinkle lights.
Configuration Occupancy Banquet/Rounds 200 Theater 250 Reception 800
only available during closed hours
Folke Bernadotte Conference Room
Occupancy: 5 - 50
Square Footage: 988
equipped with built-in screen, projector, sound system, white boards and natural light
Configuration Occupancy Banquet/Rounds 48 Conference 28 U-Shape 22 Theater 60
Nelson Cultural Center
Two floors of space including FIKA Cafe, Larson Hall, Promenade and Hopper Terrace. This space features a grand staircase and floor-to-ceiling windows along one wall.
Configuration Occupancy Reception 700