Programme of Events Spring 2018

February Sports Holiday at Gustavianum

Cloud workshop in the Vault with exciting exper-iments and crafts relating to the weather and clouds. What is a cloud, what do cloud families look like, and can I be a cloud catcher? Meteorology students from Uppsala University reveal how different weather is created and how we can research weather phenomena. The activities are in Swedish and English.

22, 24 and 25 February,  13.00 – 16.00
Free entry for children up to  and including 18 years

Themed Special Event: Clouds

A day event about clouds and the art of measuring clouds. 
Come and listen to researchers describe how cloud research has developed from the 19th century until today. How is cloud classified and how many types of cloud are there? Lectures are in Swedish, and guided tours of the exhibition Measuring Clouds are in both Swedish and English. There is a cloud workshop in the Vault for visitors of all ages.

24 February, 12.00–16.00
Free entry

Open House in the Collections

For the fourth year in a row,  Gustavianum and the Museum of Evolution are opening the doors to their collections housed at the  Lagerträdet site. During the day, guided tours (pre-booking only at of the store rooms will be given in Swedish and English.

25 March, 12–16
Free entry (pre-booking required)
Palaeontology building, Norbyvägen 22

The Easter Mystery

In the midst of Easter celebrations, someone or something breaks into the Museum. The clues are puzzling and a story somewhere between myth and science unfolds. Young detectives are invited to help solve the mystery. The detective hunt is only in Swedish, but there are craft activities with instructions in both Swedish and English in the Vault during the whole Easter week.

5, 6, 7 and 8 April, 12.00–14.00
Free entry for children up to and including 18 years old

I´m Singing in the Brain

Concert and discussion about the brain with Ulf Johansson Werre and his Trio. Ulf Johansson Werre is the artistic leader of the Uppsala University Jazz Orchestra and received an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University’s Faculty of Medicine in 2017.
The discussion is in Swedish. Tickets available from Gustavianum’s Shop.

11 April, 19.00

Temporary Exhibition

An exhibition of photographs documenting the excavations that Uppsala University has had responsibility for in two places of cultural and historical importance

From 14 April onwards

Guided Tours at Gustavianum

During May Gustavianum’s student guides offer visitors open guided tours with a new theme each Saturday and Sunday. Come and hear exciting tales from the University’s history, see unique objects and learn more about the traditions of today’s students.

5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27 May.
13.00: guided tour in English; 
15.00: guided tour in Swedish
Museum entrance ticket required

Museum Night

Uppsala’s museums open their doors for a joint evening special event. In Gustavianum, student guides create exciting encounters with the past. Guided tours in Swedish and English every hour on the hour.

2 June, 20.00 – 00.00
Free entry