Jenny Lind Chapel

The Chapel hosts special events throughout the year.

Founders Day Service

Sunday, April 28, 4:00 pm


The speaker at the Founders Day Service will be Bishop Stacie Fidlar, Bishop of the Northern Illinois Synod. The service will be held at the Chapel. It celebrates the 164th anniversary of both the Augustana Lutheran Church in America and Augustana College and Theological Seminary, and the 174th anniversary of the Augustana Lutheran congregation in Andover.


Terri Nelson will be the organist. The service will be recorded with the video being available here afterward.

The Chapel and museum will be open every day, 9 am to 5 pm, April through October.


The building is air conditioned, for your comfort and to help preserve the artifacts. A five minute narrated slideshow about the history of the Chapel may be viewed on the iPad located on the desk in the museum. We also have a Facebook page.

Check out theses 360 degree views of the Chapel and Museum. Here are the Chapel cemetery tombstone inscriptions. Here is the Find a Grave webpage for this cemetery and a tabulation of the 109 names of those who are buried there. Lars Paul Esbjörn is buried in Uppsala län, Sweden.

Student tour

Jenny Lind Chapel and Museum Visitor Survey

Please, if you have visited the Jenny Lind Chapel and/or the museum housed on the chapel's lower level, at any time, kindly fill out this 16 question survey that should take approximately 5-10 minutes of your time. Thank you for your time and input.