Gammelgarden Museum20880 Olinda Trl
Scandia, MN 55073
11 mi E of I-35 N on Hwy 97; S Co Rd 3 .5 mi. In Scandia, Minnesota.Get Directions
Step back in history at Gammelgarden Museum and glimpse into the daily lives of the Swedish immigrants in the only open-air museum devoted to Swedish Immigration in the United States. Visit the oldest Lutheran church building in Minnesota (1856); Prast Hus, the first parsonage (1868); Immigrant Hus (1855); Stuga (1930); Barn (1879); Valkommen Hus (Visitor Center); and Scandia Butik (Gift Shop).
Picnic and playground facilities, group tours and meals available. Join us for our many seasonal celebrations and children's programs.
Historic Building Tours - April 28 - mid-October. Tor the Tomte's tour brochure gives children a close-up view of life in 1856. Group tours and lunches by pre-arrangements (651) 433-5053. Always free parking!
Hours & Dates
(May 1 - December 23)
- Monday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Sunday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tours of historic buildings: Adults $7, children under 12 free. Indoor exhibit: free. Butik Gift Shop in main building
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
- Scandinavian heritage