Jenny Lind Chapel

The Chapel hosts special events throughout the year. The first two events are

Founders Day Service

Sunday, April 30, 4:00 pm

The speaker at the Founders Day Service at the Jenny Lind Chapel will be Bishop Stacie Fidlar who was elected bishop of the Northern Illinois Synod in 2022.

Special Musical Concert
Sunday, June 4, 2:00 pm

Wild Columbine, a Springfield area quartet, will give a concert at the Jenny Lind Chapel. The group plays music from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, including "Jenny Lind Medley."

The concert will include the stories behind the songs.

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.