What is the SCC?
Located at 12180 South Park Avenue in Tacoma, the Scandinavian Cultural Center is a 6,700 square foot facility housed on the first floor of the University Center at Pacific Lutheran University. Completed in May 1989, the Center features a great hall, three exhibit galleries, and a demonstration kitchen. A 25-foot-high, custom-carved Viking ship prow serves as a dramatic visual statement, welcoming guests to the Center.
The Cultural Center offers everyone, not just those of Scandinavian descent, a rich, broad and changing portrait of a living culture other than our own. The Center is a library, an art gallery, a lecture hall, a banquet room, a performance arena, a museum, a classroom, and a recital hall.