Gammelgården Museum

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  • Adults $5, children under 12 free.


  • Apr 29, 2014 - Dec 23, 2014


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  • 11 mi E of I-35 N on Hwy 97; S Co Rd 3 .5 mi. In Scandia, Minnesota.

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  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more
  • Scandinavian Heritage

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    Elim Lutheran Church
    Scandia, MN 55073
    Call: 651-433-5053

    Pickin', playin' and sippin' in a lovely outdoor setting...all for FREE!! Players and listeners welcome. Lemonade and lawn chairs provided for this family event...Bring your instrument, picnic basket and family. Held each 4th summer Sunday from 2:00 until 4:00.

  2. Immigrant for a Day!

    Elim Lutheran Church
    Scandia, MN 55073
    Call: 651-433-5053

    Step back in time to the 1850's with Immigrant Inspired Family Events held at the old, small farm known as Gammelgården Museum. We provide family friendly, free activities, games or crafts from the 1850's on our grounds among the 5 historic buildings that make up the old (gammel) small farm (gården). The 2013 focus is the BARN so many activities will be in and about our barn. Experience life on an immigrant farm on Sunday May 26 from 1:00 to 4:00. This is a free event for families.

  3. Lucia Dagen

    14727 - 209th North
    Scandia, MN 55073
    Call: 651-433-5053

    Gammelgården Museum continues the Swedish tradition of Lucia Day with a brief Swedish prayer service in our historic Gammel Krykan (oldest surviving Lutheran Sanctuary in Minnesota) followed by a Swedish breakfast buffet and Lucia program featuring the Svenskarnasdag Choir in the community center across the street. Plenty of free parking. Church service is chilly so dress warmly!

  4. Midsommar Dag at Gammelgården Museum

    Elim Lutheran Church
    Scandia, MN 55073
    Call: 651-433-5053

    Spend Midsommar Dag among Gammelgården's Historic Buildings in the beautiful St Croix Valley on Saturday June 21. "Immigrant inspired" Children's Activities in and around our historic buildings from 10:30-12:30. Join the excitement as we raise the Majstång. Join in the folk dancing and sit back to enjoy entertainers all starting at 1:00. Food Sales available in the Gazebo. A Swedish Smörgåsbord available for $12.00/ children under 12 $8.00 up the hill at Elim church. Historic buildings free and open to public. Bring lawn chairs to enjoy this festival in the shaded lawn of the "small farm" that is Gammelgården Museum.

  5. Spelmanstämma at Gammelgården Museum

    Elim Lutheran Church
    Scandia, MN 55073
    Call: 651-433-5053

    Fiddlers - Calling all fiddlers! Gammelgården celebrates the Immigrant Fiddle - important in many immigrant cultures. Join us to participate and/or appreciate this Annual festival called Spelmanstämma! (Spelman-fiddler and stämma-gathering) Musicians, dancers, crafts and food. All outside amid 1850's Swedish historic log buildings. Join the fun. Bring your own instrument. Activities for children. Artists and vendors.

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