Events in The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala
Upcoming guidad tours, events, work shops, conserts, theater and more in the Botanical Garden, the Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus' Hammarby.
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School holiday fun - potatoe art
Create art with with potatoes in the Tropical Greenhouse. Let the plants inspire you.
Springtime in the Orangery
Visit the the early 19th century Orangery in the Botanical garden and see plants from the Mediterranean, Australia, South America and other warm places. When springtime sunrays reach citruses, apricots and cacti, they blossom. Extended opening hours in the Orangery during two weekends in March.
Volunteer in Linnaeus' meadows
Help us to tidy up Carl Linnaeus' meadows efter the winter. We clear the meadows from branches, rake them, light fires and learn more about 18th century farming. There are hot dogs and soft drinks for all helpers. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to experience Swedish spring in a vibrant historical environment!
The Hammarby Day
Family day at Linnaeus' Hammarby. Learn about beehives and make homes for pollinating insects.
Many of the plants that are considered Linnaean relicts and part of the genetic material he used for his research blossom at this time of year at Linnaeus' Hammarby. See this year's art exhibition, and join a guided tour of the manor house in English at 12.30.
A Linnaean Garden Party 2020
Time travel to the 18th century, hear the rustle of silk skirts, see silver shoe buckles glisten, and sample artisan foods. Meet scientists, experiment, and learn more about Linnaean science. Guided tour in English at 11.30 and 14.30.
Victoria in blossom
An opportunity to see the flower of the giant water lily, Victoria amazonica, and the pithaya in blossom. They open out at dusk, but not every night. Updates (in Swedish) on Facebook.
Opening hours: Thursday–Saturday 6pm–9pm.
Country Fair at Hammarby
Family day at Linnaeus' Hammarby. You can buy sheepskins, cheese, bread, vegetables and honey at the small and genuine fair, where there will also be craft stands and second hand sellers. The children can try on 18th century clothes.
Did you know that over 200 varieties of apples are grown in Sweden? Get to know a good quarter of them at the apple exhibition at Linnaeus' Hammarby. Find out which apples you have in your garden. Buy an apple tree cultivated from national clone archive trees.