Museum Night - In the Tropics

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  • Location: Botaniska trädgården Tropiska växthuset, Villavägen 8
  • Website
  • Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar in collaboration with the museums of Uppsala
  • Contact person: Lotta Saetre
  • Kulturevenemang, Konsert

Experience the dusk and the summer night in Uppsala's finest rainforest, open 11:00–16:00 and 20:00–24:00.

14:00 Guided tour of the garden, in English. Starts at the Tropical Greenhouse.

21:00: Plants for potions. Pharmacist Sonny Larsson guides you to plants used for medicine and magic.

20:00–22:00 Listen to KnivstaSune performing Swedish songs from the 18th century.

22:00–22:30 Improv theater with Alla åldrars scen


Entrance fee Tropical Greenhouse 50 Skr.

The gates to the garden close at Midnight.

The full programme is published at

Photo of the pond in the Victoria Hall of the Tropical Greenhouse, The sunlight is shining and reflecting on the surface of the water.

Exercise – recreation – culture

Ride your bike to Linnaeus' Hammarby or wander in the cultural reserve there.Give Qi Gong, Yoga, Taiji or boules a try in the Botanical Garden.

Buy tickets for a theatre performance or concert. Enjoy art works, beautiful flower beds and silence. Study, read a book or enjoy a tea or coffee break. In our gardens there is room for both rest and exercise!

Workout in the gardens in 2023

For current information, contact the organizers.

Boules greens in the baroque garden: Singelklubben and Upsala Pétanque Club practice boule in the Botanical Garden Sundays May–September, and Mondays and Thursdays May–August, respectively. Contact them if you want to try your hand at pétanque. 

Qigong at Sorbusplan (corner Norbyvägen-Villavägen, at the Nordic Africa Institute):  Mondays 12 June – 31 July, 17:30–18:30. For up-to-date information see the website of the organizer Biyunföreningen Gröna Draken.

Summer yoga in the Botanical garden: usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, May – August. For more information, on the Facebook page Sommaryoga i Uppsala.

Utställningar Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar

Last modified: 2023-10-02