SACHF Mission

Preserve and promote Scandinavian Heritage and Culture for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.


Become the center for Scandinavian culture in the Southwestern United States.


  • Provide a major museum and library for Scandinavian artifacts, exhibits, books and arts.
  • Serve as a center for Scandinavian heritage and genealogy research.
  • Organize, promote and publicize programs, classes and events related to Scandinavian heritage.
  • Honor and recognize achievements of Scandinavian Americans.
  • Develop a children’s interactive program that encourages knowledge and appreciation of Scandinavia and of the immigrant experience.



Scandinavian Center
26 Faculty Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Corner of Mountclef Boulevard and Faculty Road, adjacent to the Cal Lutheran campus.

Mailing Address

Scandinavian Center
60 W. Olsen Rd. MC 2600
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360