In this week’s update: Museum “Handy” Crew, new books and kitchen items in the online gift shop, visitor-contributed 360 photos, and more!

In our weekly update, keep up to date on what staff and volunteers at the Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum are working on to lift up the history of Lindsborg and the surrounding region. This weekly update both looks back at what happened last week and looks ahead at what’s coming.


For June 19-25, 2023:

  • Starting at 9 a.m. this Tuesday (and every Tuesday after that!) there’s a great new opportunity to join the Museum “Handy” Crew and put your talents to work with minor construction, restoration, and maintenance projects. Grab your toolbox and we’ll see you there!

  • The museum WILL be open next week on July 4 for Independence Day!

  • Endowment Our ongoing campaign to add $1 million to the museum’s endowment is progressing – now at $41,000. To help us reach this important goal, contact us at 785-227-3595 or
  • Scandy fish are on a summertime sale for just $2! Stop by in person for this tasty Swedish treat.

  • Staff and volunteers are planned for Heritage Square during Svensk Hyllningsfest (October 13-14). The museum particularly needs volunteers to help run an information table about the museum during Hyllningsfest events. Please contact us if you are willing to help!
  • Families with kids can get FREE museum entry as well as more than 120 other attractions with the Sunflower Summer program! Download the app today at!

  • Social media highlight: If you take 360-degree photos or videos or just enjoy exploring them, check out visitor contributions on the Google page HERE. You can also contribute your own shots here for others to enjoy!

Thanks to Our Weekly Volunteers!