Museums at Uppsala University
The University’s collections of art and science history are unique. The large scientific, artistic and cultural collections have been tended in Uppsala since the Middle Ages. Uppsala University’s museums are an important resource to research and education, for visitors and the people of Uppsala.
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Museum Gustavianum is housed in the University’s oldest building with the Anatomical Theatre at the top. Exhibited is the Augsburg Art Cabinet, discoveries from the Viking period, the history of the University, mummies and more. The coin cabinet and art collections also belong to the museum.
The Linnaean Gardens
The Linnaeus Garden and the Botanical Garden together are Sweden’s oldest botanical gardens – The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala. Linnaeus’ Hammarby preserves an authentic 18th century environment. For 350 years the Linnaean Gardens have successfully combined botany and horticulture in an educational mix.
The Museum of Evolution
The Museum of Evolution cares for and displays the University’s natural history collections – over 5 million specimens of fossils, minerals, animals, and plants. Since the 17th century, the diversity of nature has been collected here for research, education and enjoyment.
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Museum of Medical History
The Museum of Medical History shows the development of medicine from its beginnings until today. Instruments, machinery and other objects are on display from most of the different medical fields, such as child delivery, intensive care and clinical chemistry. The museum also tells the 300 year history of Uppsala University Hospital.