April 10 at 11:00 AM – April 13 at 4:00 PM
Easter holiday fun: Tropical plants
Go on an expedition and learn more about useful tropical plants. How do cocoa, vanilla and cinnamon grow? What does a cotton plant look like? Which parts of the plants do we actually use? Extended opening hours until 4 pm in the Tropical Greenhouse, the Botanical Garden (in Swedish).
April 23 at 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spring cleaning at Hammarby
Prepare the grounds at Linnaeus’ Hammarby for the coming season. Try your hand at traditional pasture management by raking up last year’s leaves, collecting sticks, and burning fires. Hot dogs and soft drinks for everyone! Linnaeus’ Hammarby.
May 13 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Hammarby Day
Many of the plants that are considered Linnaean relicts and part of the genetic material he used for his research blossom at this time of year at Linnaeus' Hammarby. See this year's art exhibition, and join a guided tour of Linnaeus' house at 12.30. Linnaeus' Hammarby
May 14 at 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Pelle Svanslös' Bicycle Day
Learn how to ride your bike safely with Uppsala's most famous cat, Pelle Svanslös (Peter-No-Tail). Children who complete Pelle's road sense track get hot dogs. Free of charge! (In Swedish)
May 20 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Linnaeus' Garden Party
Celebrate Carl Linnaeus' birthday at his home and garden in Uppsala.
August 17 at 6:00 PM – August 19 at 9:00 PM
Victoria in blossom
An opportunity to see the flower of the giant water lily, Victoria amazonica, and the pithaya in blossom. They open out at dusk, but not every night. Updates (in Swedish) on Facebook.
August 20 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Harvest Fair at Hammarby
Harvest and fair at Carl Linnaeus' country estate.