The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala: opening times

The Botanical Garden with the Tropical Glasshouse and the Linneanum Orangery are open throughout the year.

The Linnaeus Garden and the Linnaeus Museum are open from May until the end of September. Pre-booked groups can visit the museum can during the winter months.

At Linnaeus’ Hammarby the cultural reserve is open throughout the year, while the park, buildings, café and shop are open May – September.

Free entry for employees and students of Uppsala University

The Botanical Garden has free admission to the outdoor areas. There is an admission charge to Linnaeus’ Hammarby, the Linnaeus Garden with the Linnaeus Museum, and to the Tropical Greenhouse. Children under 18 years and employees and students of Uppsala University have free admission. 

Other admission charges may apply for special exhibitions and events.

The Botanical Garden: opening times

The Park

  • May–September: 7:00–21:00
  • October–April: 7:00–19:00

The three gates facing Uppsala Castle, The Segerstedt Building and Carolina Rediviva (Uppsala University Library) are closed. The will re-open 1 May. 

The Tropical Greenhouse

  • September–May: Tuesday–Friday 9:00–15:00, and Saturday and Sunday 12:00–15:00
  • June–August: Tuesday–Friday 9:00–16:00, Thursdays 9:00–18:00, and Saturday and Sunday 11:00–16:00

Closed on Midsummer Eve.

The Orangery, Linneanum

  • Tuesday–Friday 9:00–15:00

Closed on public holidays. Closed on Midsummer Eve.

Opening times during public holidays may vary.

Opening times during events in the Botanical Garden may also vary.

Guided Tours

The park and gardens

June–August: Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00 (13:00 in Swedish)

Buy your tour ticket in advance (from April). Fee SEK 60, includes entrance fee to the Tropical Greenhouse, where the guided tour starts.

Tropical Greenhouse

October–May: First Sunday of the month (in Swedish) 

Tickets can not be booked in advance.

The Linnaeus Garden and The Linnaeus Museum: opening times

The garden and museum are open:

  • May: Tuesday–Sunday 11:00–17:00
  • June–August: Monday–Sunday 11:00–17:00. Closed Midsummer Eve.
  • September: Tuesday–Sunday 11:00–17:00

The garden gates close at 20:00.

Opening times may vary during events in the Linnaeus Garden.

Wintertime in the Linnaeus Museum

In winter the museum is open to pre-booked groups only. Please contact our booking office for more information.

Guided Tours

Only available on tays when the garden i s open.:

  • In English at 11:30 and 14:30.
  • In Swedish at 13:30 and 15:30.

The ordinary guided tours are included in the admission and cannot be booked in advance.

The Linnaeus Museum is included in the guided tour when possible. Audioguides are available in English off peak hours. 

Book a private guided tour

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).

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