The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala

Linnaeus’ Hammarby – a perfect summer excursion

Linnaeus’ Hammarby lies embedded in an extensive agricultural landscape. The museum area, with buildings, exhibitions, café and shop are open May to September inclusive. In the surrounding Cultural Heritage Reserve, the County Council has recreated an 18th century agricultural landscape with forest, fields, grazing paddocks, a cabbage field and a hop garden. The reserve is open all year.

The Linnaeus' Hammarby: opening times

Museum and exhibitions

May: Friday–Sunday 11am–5pm

June–August: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm

September: Friday–Sunday 11am–5pm

Linnaeus' House

The dwelling house is only open for guided tours. There will be four tours a day. Groups of more than 10 people have to make a reservation.

On Google Maps you can take a virtual tour of the house.

Grounds and Cultural Heritage Reserve

The gates to the garden and grounds close at 8 pm.

The Cultural Heritage Reserve of Linnaeus’ Hammarby is open all year.

Guided tours

In English every opened day at 12.30

Guided tours in Swedish at 11.30, 14.30 and 15.30. Written information is available in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian.

The daily guided tours are included in the entrance fee and can not be booked in advance.

Entry charge for Linnaeus’ Hammarby

During ordinary opening times: Adults 80 SEK. Children (ages 0-17) free of charge.

A guided tour of the museum is included in the entry charge. Groups of more than 10 people must book their own guide. Entry charges may differ for certain exhibitions and events.

From 5 pm (garden and park only): free entrance.

The Cultural Heritage Reserve of Linnaeus’ Hammarby: free entrance

Free entrance

Free entrance to The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala applie to:

  • employees at Uppsala University
  • students at Uppsala University
  • members of The Swedish Linnaeus Society (The Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus' Hammarby only)
  • members of The Society of Linnaeus' Hammarby (The Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus' Hammarby only)
  • members of Linnés vänner (friends of Linnaeus), our friends' organization
  • members of Inter Nordic Guide Club (IGC), including the organization Uppsalaguiderna.
  • employees at Uppsalas museer (holders of the UMI-card)
  • members of The Association of Swedish Museums
  • members of DIK
  • holders of ICOM-card
  • holders of Kulturarvskort get 50% off the admisson fee. (Holders of the card for employees get free entrance.)

The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala: annual card

The annual card of the Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala gives free entry to the Tropical Glasshouse, Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus’ Hammarby. The annual card is valid for one calendar year and can be purchased from one of our museum shops  or from the offices of the gardens (weekday daytime).

An annual card costs 200 kr.