Uppsala University Library

Exhibitions

Uppsala University Library is a treasure trove of books, manuscripts, maps and pictures.

N.B.: The Exhibition hall at Carolina Rediviva is closed for renovation until the middle of 2019. The Codex argenteus will not be on display during the renovation.

During this renovation, samples from the now closed exhibition at Carolina Rediviva is available in a temporary digital exhibition, for example the Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus, documents from medieval northern Europe, the Uppsala Eddan and Magnus Eriksson's National Law Code. Enjoy the map of Mexico City which was most likely painted by Aztecs during the period of the Spanish conquistadors. There are also temporary exhibitions on different themes in the different subject libraries.

From a stubborn root to a notable tree

Uppsala University Library commemorated Linnaeus with a unique exhibition from May 22nd 2007 to May 8th 2008. For nearly a whole year, from the 22 May of Linnaeus' tercentenary, an unusually broad selection from the Library's invaluable Linnaeus collections were on view for the public.
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Older exhibitions

Every year you can see an exhibition on the Nobel laureate of literature in the Carolina Rediviva building. Other exhibitions have been on themes such as the life of Carl von Linné, the History of the Pen and The apples of their eyes. Read and see more about our exhibitions: