Botanical Garden: guided tours

Guided tours of the Botanical Garden may be booked throughout the year. You can choose between a tour of the Tropical Glasshouse or an outdoor tour.

During the summer months it is also possible to arrange a tour of the Linnaeus Garden (the original botanic garden on Svartbäcksgatan) or Linnaeus' Hammarby (Linnaeus’ summer residence outside Uppsala).

Guided tours in the Linnaean Gardens

Summer time we offer scheduled guided tours in the Linnaeus garden, Linnaeus's Hammarby and the Botanical Garden.

Once a month in winter time you can attend a guided tour of the Tropical Greenhouse (in Swedish).

You will find up to date hours for the guided tours together with opening times of the three gardens.

Booked groups during the covid-19 pandemic

Please note that we may have to reduce the numbers of participants on guided tours and that access to our buildings may be limited due to restrictions in 2021. Contact us for more information.

Current status 2021

At the moment we are closed for booked groups due to the current restrictions. We hope to be able to welcome booked groups to The Tropical Greenhouse and to The Linnaeus Museum from Mid-August.

Admission rates for groups of 10 or more people

When you book a guided tour of one of the Linnaean Gardens you pay a tour charge and reduced entry charge.

Guided tours are always hold by our staff or guides authorized by The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala. Please, contact our booking service for questions concerning authorization.

Tour charge

  • Weekdays 9am–4.30pm: 1000 kr per guide
  • Evenings and weekends: 1600 kr per guide

If you would like the guide to wear 18th century costume there is an added starting fee of 1,000 SEK per guide.

The reduced entry charge (at least 10 persons)

  • The Botanical Garden: the park is free of charge, The Tropical Greenhouse 40 kr/person
  • The Linnaeus Garden or Linnaeus' Hammarby, adults: 80 kr/person 
  • The Linnaeus Garden or Linnaeus' Hammarby, visitors over 65:  60 kr/person)
  • The Linnaeus Garden + Linnaeus' Hammarby: 100 kr/person (senior citizens 65+ 80 kr/person)
  • Special offer 2021: Outdoor ticket for Linnaeus Hammarby (manor excluded) or The Linnaeus Garden (The Linnaeus Museum excluded): 40 SEK per person.

We offer a 50% discount on the lowest entrance fee if you book group visits to Linnaeus’ Hammarby and The Linnaeus Garden on the same day.

The reduced entry charge is only valid for groups that book their visit in advance.

Booking guided tours for groups

Let our guides take you on a tour of the gardens and glasshouse, of our historic environments or in Linnaeus’s home and gardens.

A tour takes about one hour and are always led by our own guides. Groups larger than 10 people must book a guide in advance. For the best quality of experience, groups should be no larger than 25 people.

All groups larger than 9 people should book their visit in advance. 


phone:+46-18-471 28 38 (weekdays 9.30am–11.30am)

We will answer your questions within two working days.

Café Victoria

The gardeners’ century-old bakery and wash house is now Café Victoria. Lunches and pastries made from local, organic and fairtrade ingredients, decorated with flowers from the garden, are served in the shade of parasols and venerable trees. Waffles and ice cream are on offer to tempt the children.

The Café is open daily from the beginning of May to the end of September.

Group visits may be booked by contacting Triller Mat & Bröd, tel. +46-18 55 18 10 or by e-mail.

Venues in Linneanum, the orangery of The Botanical Garden

Are you looking for somewhere to hold a business event, conference or celebration? It would be hard to find a more magnificent venue in central Uppsala than Linneanum. The beautiful Orangery Hall and Linnésalen (Linnaeus Hall), or the grand formal garden during the summer months, provide an exciting, impressive and atmospheric setting for your event.

The venue is available to book from the beginning of May until the end of September.

The catering partner of the Orangery is Cajsa's kök. They will work with you to create a tailor-made catering arrangement that integrates the aim, theme and menu of the event into a seamless whole., phone +46-018-130 190, e-mail.

Last modified: 2021-07-27