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The Linnaeus garden
Svartbäcksgatan 27
SE-755 98 Uppsala

For guided tours: contact us by email or phone

+46 18 471 28 38
(week days 9.30 am- 11.30 am)

Staff in place +46 18-471 25 76
Questions: linnaeus.garden@


Calendar 2015:

May 1: First day of the season.

May 23: Celebration of the birthday of Carl Linnaeus, free entrance.

September 12: Cultural Night, concerts in the Orangery, candles in the Garden.

September 30: Last chance to see the garden, this year.

Full program for 2015, in Swedish.

Exhibitions 2015:

May 1- June30
A flower cascade
Big size photos by Mats Wilhelm. The Orangery.

May23 – September 30
Artedi and Linnaeus – two in the beginning
Linnaeus Museum.

Welcome to

The Linnaeus Garden

The Linnaeus Garden was the first botanical garden in Sweden founded in 1655 by Olof Rudbeck the elder. It is laid out in the French Style and restored following Linnaeus' and Carl Hårleman's design from 1745. Today approximately 1300 species are grown here. All known to have been cultivated by Linnaeus and arranged according to his own system.

Opening hours Garden and Museum
May to September Tue-Sun 11am to 5pm. Gates to the Garden close at 8pm.

Common entrance fee (garden and museum): 60 SEK, children under 18 free.
Admission to the Garden free Tue-Sun 5pm to 8 pm.

Guided tours
Guided tours in English Tue-Sun 2.30 pm (May to September).
Audioguide to Museum available in English.

Linnémuseet The Linnaeus museum (run by the Swedish Linnaeus Society) is situated within the garden. This was Linnaeus home for 35 years.