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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Haymaking at Hammarby
Learn how to use a scythe and a rake. Listen to music and stories as you work. Buy old varieties of vegetables from the garden.
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.
The Botanical Garden Fair
Meet gardeners and botanists among kitchen plants and bulbs. Buy new plants for your garden. Get advice on gardening. Compete in the garden society show with your finest produce. Sample sweet Geraniums or buy cheese and vegetables from the farmers' market.
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 att Linnaeus' Hammarby. Find out which apples you have in your garden. Buy an apple tree cultivated from national clone archive trees.
An air of Christmas in the Orangery
Take a break from your Christmas preparations! Enjoy bulbs in bloom, Christmas lights and lovely scents. Get inspired by flower arrangements, admire the creativity of the childrens' decorations, or buy an Amaryllis for your home.
School holiday fun - potato art
Make potato prints. Create cards to send to friends and relatives. Let the tropical greenery inspire you.
Springtime in the Orangery
Infuse your soul with flowers among blossoming apricots, citruses and other Southern plants in the Linneanum orangery. See highlights from our collection of Mediterranean orchids. Two Saturdays and Sundays in March the orangery is open 12-15. Those days the friends of the gardens, Linnés Vänner, will be your hosts and there will be a temporary museum shop.
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.