The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala: opening times

The Botanical Garden with the Tropical Glasshouse and the Linneanum Orangery are open throughout the year.

The Linnaeus Garden and the Linnaeus Museum are open from May until the end of September. Pre-booked groups can visit the museum can during the winter months.

At Linnaeus’ Hammarby the cultural reserve is open throughout the year, while the park, buildings, café and shop are open May – September.

Free entry for employees and students of Uppsala University

The Botanical Garden has free admission to the outdoor areas. There is an admission charge to Linnaeus’ Hammarby, the Linnaeus Garden with the Linnaeus Museum, and to the Tropical Greenhouse. Children under 18 years and employees and students of Uppsala University have free admission. 

Other admission charges may apply for special exhibitions and events.

The Botanical Garden: opening times

The Park

  • May–September: 7:00–21:00
  • October–April: 7:00–19:00

The gates facing Uppsala Castle, The Segerstedt Building and Carolina Rediviva (Uppsala University Library) are open from 1 May until the arrival of the first snow. 

The Tropical Greenhouse

Temporarily closed​

The Orangery, Linneanum

Temporarily closed due restauration from 13 December 2021 until May 2022.

Ordinary opening times in The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala.

Opening times during public holidays may vary.

Guided Tours

The park and gardens

June–August: Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00 (13:00 in Swedish)

Tropical Greenhouse

October–May: First Sunday of the month (in Swedish) 

The guided tours January-Mars cancelled due to covid-19.

Fee 50 SEK, includes entrance fee to the Tropical Greenhouse, where the guided tour starts.

The Botanical Garden: admission charges

The Park: Free of charge.

The Tropical Greenhouse:

  • Adults 50 SEK 
  • Senior citizens 65 + 50 SEK
  • Students 50 SEK (students at Uppsala University free entry)
  • Children (ages 0–17) free of charge

The Linneanum Orangery

Admission charge may apply for exhibitions and events.

The Linnaeus Garden and The Linnaeus Museum: opening times

The garden and museum are open:

  • May: Tuesday–Sunday 11:00–17:00
  • June–August: Monday–Sunday 11:00–17:00. Closed Midsummer Eve.
  • September: Tuesday–Sunday 11:00–17:00

The garden gates close at 20:00.

Wintertime in the Linnaeus Museum

In winter the museum is open to pre-booked groups only. Please contact our booking office for more information.

Guided Tours

In English at 11:30 and 14:30.

Guided tours in Swedish at 13:30 and 15:30

The ordinary guided tours are included in the admission and cannot be booked in advance.

The Linnaeus Museum is included in the guided tour when possible. Audioguides are available in English off peak hours. 

Book a private guided tour

The Linnaeus Garden: Tickets and prices

During normal opening times:

  • Adults 100 SEK 
  • Senior citizens 65 + 80 SEK
  • Students 80 SEK (students at Uppsala University admission free)
  • Children (ages 0-17) admission free

The admission price includes entry to the Linnaeus Museum. Different prices may apply for special exhibitions and events.

After 17:00: admission free (all buildings are closed).

The Linnaeus' Hammarby: opening times

Museum, Linnaeus' house and exhibitions

  • May: Tuesday–Sunday 11:00–17:00 (the café is open Friday–Sunday only)
  • June–August: Tuesday–Sunday 11:00–17:00
  • September: Friday–Sunday 11:00–17:00 (the café is open Saturday–Sunday only)

The manor is only open for guided tours. There are at least four tours a day. Groups of more than 10 people have to book a private guide.

You can take a virtual tour of the house on Google Maps.

Grounds and cultural reserve

The gates to the garden and grounds close at 20:00.

Linnaeus’ Hammarby Cultural Heritage Reserve is open all year.

Guided tours

In English every open 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 ardinary guided tours are included in the admission and can not be booked in advance.

Book a private guided tour

Admission charge for Linnaeus’ Hammarby

During ordinary opening times:

  • Adults 100 SEK 
  • 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 theprice. Groups of more than 10 people must book their own guide. Admission charges may vary for certain exhibitions and events.

From 17:00 (garden and park only): admission free

Linnaeus’ Hammarby cultural reserve: admission free

Free admission

Free admission to The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala applies to:

  • employees at Uppsala University
  • students at Uppsala University
  • members of Linnés vänner, our friends' society
  • members of The Swedish Linnaeus Society (The Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus' Hammarby only)
  • members of Sällskapet Linnés Hammarby (The Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus' Hammarby only)
  • gold or silver members of Friends of Uppsala University
  • members of Inter Nordic Guide Club (IGC), including the organisation Uppsalaguiderna.
  • employees at Uppsala's museums
  • members of Swedish Museums Association 
  • holders of the ICOM-card
  • holders of the Kulturarvskort for employees
  • Culture buddy groups have free entryin 2022 (more information for Culture buddies)

Concessions apply to:

  • Senior citizens 65 +
  • Students (free antrance to students at Uppsala University)
  • Kulturarvskort 50% recuction of admission charge. Buy your card in our museum shops. The card is valid at many museums in Sweden. 
  • Members of SJ Prio pays 80 SEK at the Linnaeus Garden and at Linnaeus' Hammarby

The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala: annual pass

The annual card of the Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala gives you free admission to the Tropical Greenhouse, the Linnaeus Garden, the Linnaeus Museum and Linnaeus’ Hammarby. It also give you a 50% discount on special tours. 

The annual pass is valid for one calendar year and is sold in our museum shops or at the garden office in The Botanical Garden during office hours.

An annual pass costs 200 SEK.

The annual pass for 2021 is valid until the end of 2022.

Last modified: 2022-01-14