Come and experience the nature of the city at the Swedish Museum of Natural History's inner courtyard!
Try walking on the Barefoot Path! Watch the insects check into the hotel, and gain insight into the important role that nature plays in cities. On June 26, the Swedish Museum of Natural History’s popular exhibition, Grow the City, will open once again in the museum’s courtyard. This summer, visitors large and small will have the opportunity to explore nature in the city.
In the museum's green inner courtyard, you can enjoy the urban farm and be inspired to start your own. This year, there are different stations where visitors can explore nature in the city.
Take a quiz walk, roll flowerpots, fold seed bags, and look for insects.
Meet an urban farming expert
Urban farming expert Ulrika Flodin Furås will be on hand two days each week. Come and get farming tips as well as inspiration! Further information in the Events Calendar (in Swedish).
Who is Ulrika Flodin Furås?
Ulrika Flodin Furås is a highly experienced urban farmer. She also design various types of urban farms - from balconies to new community farm allotments. Personally, when farming she enjoys collaborating with others. She primarily grows edible plants, but also lots of flowers - preferably those that benefit biodiversity. Ulrika is also a gardening journalist, author, and photographer.
Check out our special tips for families with children!
The exhibition opens on May 19h and is open until September 27th.
You’re very welcome to visit!