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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You can also find exhibitions in our event calendar.

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.

Botanical Garden: Street view or map.
The Linnaean Garden: Street view or map.
Linnaeus’ Hammarby: Street view or map.

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.

See street view or map.

Uppsala University Library

Uppsala University Library is one of the oldest in Northern Europe and over the centuries it has acquired large, valuable collections. Visit the exhibition hall at Carolina Rediviva where you will also find temporary exhibitions.

See street view or map.

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.

See street view or map.

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