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Gustavianum Review

Completed in 1625, the Gustavianum, which served as the university's main building for two centuries, is easy to spot by its remarkable copper cupola, now green with age. The building houses the ancient anatomical theater—one of only seven in the world to function on natural light—where human anatomy lectures and public dissections took place. The Victoria Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is in the same building.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Akademigatan 3, Uppsala, 753 10 | Map It
  • Phone: 018/4717571
  • Cost: SKr 50
  • Hours: Sept.–May, Tues.–Sun. 11–4; Jun.–Aug., Tues.–Sun. 10–4
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  • Location: Uppsala
Updated: 11-04-2012

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