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Naturum Sommen is your gateway to nature!



Use your curiosity and explore the landscape around Lake Sommen!


Lake Sommen is a clearwater lake in southern Sweden. When the conditions are perfect you can, in some parts of the lake, see a perch that is swimming on 10 metres depth! There are a lot of things you can do and look at around this beautiful lake, and if you want to have an indroduction to both nature and culture - come to our visiting centre naturum Sommen! Entrance is free and we are looking forward to answer your questions. 


Opening hours in 2014


26th April - 31st May

Tuesday - Sunday

11 am - 5 pm

1st - 19th June

Tuesday - Sunday

11 am - 8 pm 

20th June - 17th August


11 am - 8 pm 

18th August - 14th September

Tuesday - Sunday

11 am - 5 pm


Free activities at naturum from the 

26 of April until the 14 of September:






Feed the fishes

2.00 pm 

 Wednesday & saturday

Children activities

2.15 pm 



The program for 2014 will soon come!


Program in English for 2013:


We offer some of our tours in English. If you are interested, please contact us for further information!

Prize: 60 SEK/adult, children under 13 free.


We will have eight guided tours with the beautiful and fascinating steam ship Boxholm II during July and parts of August. The tours take two hours and depart from naturum Sommen, Malexander or Hätte (close to Tranås). For more information, contact Tranås Tourist Office 0140 - 687 90.

Prize: 220 SEK/adult, 75 SEK for children 7-15 years old. Make reservation in advance to make sure there are space left.


At naturum there are activities and exhibitions for both adults and children. See some pictures here. 


Find you way to naturum Sommen here.


Where can you find other naturum in Sweden? Look here! (Swedish)


For information about the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, look here.


For information about Torpöns färjeläge, the camping site and restaurant nearby naturum Sommen, look here.


To reach the website of Tranås Tourist Office, press here.




 Contact us!





My name is Anna Sandhammar and I am the manager of naturum Sommen. If there is something you need to know, please don't hesitate to contact me!



070 - 297 47 22

 Phone (from abroad):

+46 70 297 47 22



22th April 2014




Do you want to kiss a tench?



In our aquarium you can take a close look at the impressing mouth of a tench, look at a hunting pike or flirt with a perch.