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Entrance

What is included in my entrance ticket?

The entrance ticket includes our permanent exhibition “The Whole World Astrid Lindgren”, our temporary exhibitions as well as experiencing our gardens.

In addition to the entrance ticket, you can buy an extra ticket to join a guided tour in the childhood home of Astrid Lindgren.

Is the childhood home included in the admission?

It is not included in the entrance ticket to visit the childhood home of Astrid Lindgren internally. The house is privately owned by the family and you cannot visit the the childhood home on your own. You can only do this through our guided tours from May 14th to September 27th, for which you book and buy a special ticket.

 

 

Can you choose to visit only the childhood home or only the gardens?

The entrance ticket is valid for the entire area. As a visitor, you can choose to buy an additional ticket to join a guided tour in the childhood home. However, you cannot simply choose to only join a guided tour or just visit selected parts of Astrid Lindgrens Näs.

With the exception of the restaurant, you can visit the restaurant as a guest without an entrance ticket.

Are there lockable cabinets?
In the entrance area you will find lockable cabinets for outerwear and smaller bags.

Is there unguarded wardrobe?
Yes, in the entrance are outside the toilets and in the entrance area of the rectory.

We are a family of children, is there something for all ages?

In our creative gardens there is a lot of play for the kids. When you visit our exhibition “The whole world Astrid Lindgren” you can download our app with a special children’s version in German, Swedish and Danish. Our guided tours in the childhood home of Astrid Lindgren are recommended from eight years.

Service och availability

Are dogs allowed at Astrid Lindgren´s Näs?
Yes, dogs are welcome to visit the gardens and we have we have exhibited water bowls in several places in the area of Näs. Dogs are not welcome in the shop, in the exhibitions, in the garden café and in the restaurant out of consideration of hygiene and guests suffering from allergies. You are welcome to bring your dog to the outdoor seating in the restaurant and garden café. Of course, they are allowed to pass the entrance area on the way to the gardens, but we ask our guests not to stay too long because of allergies and hygiene. The dogs must be kept on a leash throughout the visit.

Is Astrid Lindgren´s Näs accessible by wheelchair?
The exhibitions, shop and restaurant are adapted. Our gardens are equipped with stoneware corridors and there are marked parking spaces. Astrid Lindgren’s childhood home and the building called Boa with the old granary are private and not suitable for the disabled. You cannot bring a wheelchair inside.

Where are toilets in the area?
There are toilets in the entrance area, in the rectory and in the garden house. The disabled toilet is located in the entrance area as well as in the rectory.

Are there blankets to borrow?
We have blankets that you can borrow in the entrance area and in the rectory. They are in baskets, so it’s just to borrow one and put them back afterwards.

Are there changing rooms with changing tables?
The disabled toilet that is in the entrance area has a baby changing table.

Is there Free Wi-Fi?
Yes, in the entrance building there is. ALN_GUEST with password: astrid

The Childhood home

Is the childhood home included in the admission?

It is not included in the entrance ticket to visit the childhood home of Astrid Lindgren internally. The house is privately owned by the family and you cannot visit the childhood home on your own. You can only do this through our guided tours from May 14th to September 27th, for which you book and buy a special ticket.

 

Can you choose to visit only the childhood home or only the gardens?

The entrance ticket is valid for the entire area. As a visitor, you can choose to buy an additional ticket to join a guided tour in the childhood home. However, you cannot simply choose to only join a guided tour.

With the exception of the restaurant, you can visit the restaurant as a guest without an entrance ticket.

Food & Beverage

Can you buy something to eat when you visit Astrid Lindgren’s Näs?

In our restaurant, we prepare everything from scratch in our own kitchens, mostly from local ingredients. In our restaurant we offer both meat dishes, vegetarian and vegan dishes, as well as coffee, homemade cakes, homemade Swedish cheesecake and sandwiches. We also have a serving permit in the restaurant.

 

Is it possible to eat a packed lunch?

It is great to have a packed lunch in our gardens and around the bench there are benches to sit on or if you want to borrow blankets and find a cozy picnic spot.

Mat och Dryck

Finns det mat för allergiker (av olika slag)?

Vi har flera olika alternativ för allergiker och det går naturligtvis också bra att fråga personalen på de olika försäljningsställena.

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