Gammelgarden Museum

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  • Address: 20880 Olinda Trail N, Scandia, MN 55073, USA, 55073, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6514335053
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Social, Arts, Museums

Gammelgarden Museum - Review

Translated from Swedish to English, Gammelgarden literally means old farm which appropriately encapsulates the rich farming heritage of the first Swedish immigrants to America. The Gammelgarden Museum in Scandia, Minnesota; is an open-air museum that pays tribute and effectively preserves the history the Swedish from the time they first set foot in the New World as immigrants. The museum effectively restores, preserves and displays artifacts that provide insight into the daily lives of these immigrants and honors their contribution towards making The United States what it is today. Visitors are allowed the opportunity to participate in events and take classes with an emphasis on Swedish immigrant history and culture.

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  • Gammelgarden Museum Address: 20880 Olinda Trail N, Scandia, MN 55073, USA, 55073, United States
  • Gammelgarden Museum Contact Number: +1-6514335053
  • Gammelgarden Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Gammelgarden Museum Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Gammelgarden Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Scandia include Gammelgarden Museum in their plan

  • 48.44% of people start their Gammelgarden Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Gammelgarden Museum

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Gammelgarden Museum, Scandia Reviews

  • This is my second visit here. Nice gift shop with really friendly volunteers. The grounds are beautiful and worth strolling around. This last trip we took our 4 year old granddaughter and spent a long time running around and at the playground on the property.

  • Beautiful setting, quiet, peaceful, historical.

  • Beautiful setting in Scandia. Full of history of the first settlers to this area of the country where they settled. It shows how they lived, their clothes, their dishes, tools, farm buildings, wagons, sleds made butter, had ice boxes, how they cooked etc. Very rich in the Scandinavian immigrant culture and way of life. They celebrate the traditions and holidays on this site as did their forefathers.

  • Wonderful experience - what a lot of fun information on the Swedish immigrant in early Minnesota.

  • A hidden gem. A must for anyone who wants to know the Scandinavian immigrant story.

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