The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala: opening times

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

The Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus Museum are open from May until the end of September; the Museum can also be visited by pre-booked groups during the winter months.

At Linnaeus’ Hammarby the Cultural Heritage 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 entry to the outdoor areas. There is an entry fee to Linnaeus’ Hammarby, the Linnaeus Garden with Linnaeus Museum, and to the Tropical Greenhouse. Children under 18 years and employees and students of Uppsala University have free entry. 

Different admission prices can be charged for special exhibitions and events.

The Botanical Garden: opening times

The Park

  • May–September: 7am–9pm
  • October–April: 7am–7pm

The gates close to Uppsala Castle, The Segerstedt Building and Carolina Rediviva (the University Library) are closed from the arrival of the first snow. They open at May 1.

The Tropical Greenhouse

Opening hours fall 2020

  • Tuesday–Friday 11am–3pm, Saturday-Sunday Noon–3pm

Regular opening hours

  • June–August: Tuesday–Friday 9am–3pm (Thursday open until 6 pm), Saturday-Sunday 11am–4pm
  • September–May: Tuesday–Friday 9am–3pm, Saturday-Sunday Noon–3pm

The Orangery, Linneanum

Opening hours fall 2020

  • Tuesday–Friday 11am–3pm, Saturday-Sunday Noon–3pm

Regular opening hours

  • Tuesday–Friday 9am–3pm

Opening hours during public holidays may vary.

Guided Tours

The park and gardens

June–August: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm (1 pm in Swedish)

Tropical Greenhouse

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

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+ 40 SEK
  • Students 40 SEK (Students at Uppsala University free of charge)
  • Children (ages 0-17) free of charge

The Linneanum Orangery has an entry charge for special exhibitions.

Linnaeus Garden: opening hours

The Garden and Professor’s Residence (Linnaeus Museum) have the same public opening hours.

  • May: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm
  • June–August: Monday–Sunday 11am–5pm  (Wednesday open until 8 pm). Closed Midsummer Eve.
  • September: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm

The gates to the Garden close at 8pm

Guided Tours

In English every opened day at 11.30am and 2.30pm.

Guided tours in Swedish at 1.30pm and 3.30pm (June–August at 6 pm as well)

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

The Director's Lodge is included when available. Audioguide to the Museum is available in English.

Book a private guided tour

Linnaeus Museum – Linnaeus’ home and place of work

The Linnaeus Museum is also open for pre-booked groups during the winter months.

The Linnaeus Garden: admission prices

During normal opening hours:

  • 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

The admission price includes entry to the Linnaeus Museum. Different admission prices can be charged for special exhibitions and events.

After 17.00 (5 pm) : free entry (applies only to the Garden).

A valid full prize entry ticket for Linnaeus’ Hammarby gives free entry.

The Linnaeus' Hammarby: opening times

Museum and exhibitions

  • May: Tuesday–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 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.

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.

Book a private guided tour

Entry 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 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

Free entrance

Free entrance to The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala apply to:

  • employees at Uppsala University
  • students at Uppsala University
  • members of Linnés vänner (friends of Linnaeus), our friends' organization
  • 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)
  • gold or silver members of Friends of Uppsala University
  • members of Inter Nordic Guide Club (IGC), including the organization Uppsalaguiderna.
  • employees at Uppsalas musee
  • members of The Association of Swedish Museums
  • holders of ICOM-card
  • holders of Kulturarvskort get 50% off the admisson fee. The card is on sale in our shops. (Holders of the card for employees get free entrance.)
  • Culture buddy groups have free admission in 2020 (more information for Cultural buddies)

Concessions apply to:

For visitors with a disability, senior citizens 65+, and visitors with pension benefits. You may need to present ID. 

Disabled person (with donation)*: £17.05

Disabled person (without donation): £15.50

Senior (with donation)*: £17.05

Senior (without donation): £15.50

  • Senior citizens 65+
  • Students (Free antrance to students at Uppsala University)
  • Kulturarvskort 50% recuction of entrance fee. Buy your member 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 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.