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: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm
June–August: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm
September: Friday–Sunday 11am–5pm
The dwelling house is only open for guided tours. There will be four tours a day. Groups of more than 10 people have to book a private guide.
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.
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 100 SEK (from January 2020)
- Senior citizens 65+ 80 SEK
- Students 80 SEK (Students at Uppsala University free of charge)
- 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.
A valid full prize entry ticket for The Linnaeus Garden gives free entry to Linnaeus' Hammarby.
From 5 pm (garden and park only): free entrance.
The Cultural Heritage Reserve of Linnaeus’ Hammarby: free entrance
Culture buddy groups have free admission in 2019 (more information for Cultural friends)
Free entrance to The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala apply 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 musee
- 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.)
- Culture buddy groups have free admission in 2019 (more information for Cultural buddies)
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.