Natural scientist, botanist, zoologist and geologist –
as well as doctor, philosopher and innovative teacher. Carl Linnaeus
was a multitalented scholar, and has become one of the world's most famous
Here on our website you can find out more about Linnaeus and how
he is remembered today. Thank you for visiting our website.
Welcome to the Swedish Linnaeus Society
The aim of the Swedish Linnaeus Society is to spread and increase
knowledge about Linnaeus and his work – as inspiring today
as it was groundbreaking in his day.
We nurture the legacy of Carl Linnaeus, among other things
by publishing writings by and about Linnaeus and his followers,
his “disciples”. Activities for members are organised
The Linnaeus museum in Uppsala
Since 1937, The Society has run the Linnaeus
Museum, which is housed in the building that was Linnaeus’
official residence in Uppsala. Visitors to the building can see
furniture, household items, textiles and personal effects that
belonged to Linnaeus and his family.
The museum is open to visitors in the summertime, featuring daily
tours and texts in several languages. Guided tours can also be
booked at any time of year.
MORE ABOUT THE SWEDISH LINNAEUS