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, Linnaeus' house and exhibitions

  • The manor is closed Maj–June 2024
  • The left and risht wings are closed 2024
  • 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)

Opening times may vary during events at Linnaeus´ Hammarby.

The manor is only open for guided tours. There are 4–6 tours a day of which 1–2 are in English. 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 and 15:30

Guided tours in Swedish at 11:30 and 14:30 (and 13:30 daily 22/6–11/8). Written information is available in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian.

The ordinary guided tours are included in the admission. Tickets can be bought in advance through linneanska.biljetto.com, or if available in the museum shop. 

Book a private guided tour (mandatory for groups of 10 people or more).

Café Sara Lisa at Linnaeus' Hammarby: opening times

  • May: Friday 11am–5pm (no lunch dishes), Saturday–Sunday 11am–5pm
  • June–August: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm
  • September: Saturday–Sunday 11am–5pm

Closed on Midsummer Eve.

Admission charge for Linnaeus’ Hammarby

During ordinary opening times

  • Adults, senior citizens 65+, students SEK 60, applies May-June 2024 while the manor  is closed

  • Adults SEK 120 
  • Senior citizens 65+ SEK 100
  • Students SEK 100 (students at Uppsala University free of charge)
  • Children (ages 0-17) free of charge

A guided tour of the museum is included in the price. Groups of more than 10 people must book their own guide. From 17:00 (garden and park only)

  • Admission free

Linnaeus’ Hammarby cultural reserve

  • Admission free

Admission charges may vary for certain exhibitions and events.

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
  • cultural buddies groups. To get free admission you need to bring your cultural buddies card.

Concessions apply to:

  • Senior citizens 65 +
  • Students (free entrance to students at Uppsala University)
  • Kulturarvskort 50% reduction of admission charge. Buy your card in our museum shops. The card is valid at many museums in Sweden. 
  • Members of SJ Prio pays SEK 100 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 250 SEK.

Last modified: 2024-04-08