The Royal Palaces

A site about the Royal Palaces.

Summer café Open today 9-17

Have a Swedish "fika" at the Palace's Inner Courtyard. The café is open during the summer months.

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The Baroque era was a time of magnificent fountains. Drottningholm’s baroque garden was no exception, but it would be almost three centur...

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The Royal Gift Shop is a unique present and souvenir shop, selling products with a connection to objects from the Royal Collections.

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Experience the Museum of Antiquities in 360°. The Royal Palace's stone galleries is housing Gustav III's collection of sculptures. Click ...

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It was from here that King Gustav III set off for the fateful masquerade ball at the Royal Swedish Opera in March 1792. His pavilion in S...

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One July evening in 1753, Queen Lovisa Ulrika was surprised with a fantastic birthday present. In the far section of Drottningholm Palace...

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Hunt for lions, find flowers and discover the Palace's gold. Challenging image hunts in the rooms of Drottningholm Palace is hosted for c...

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Classic and medieval music 1 Jul – 5 Aug

Welcome to our summer concerts at Stockholm's only preserved medieval abbey. Sweden's leading classical and Gregorian musicians will be p...

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The Riddarholm Church Open today 10-17

The Riddarholm Church is the final resting place of the Swedish kings, and is Stockholm's only preserved mediaeval abbey. The Riddarholm ...

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Our Palaces and Royal sites

The Royal Palace Open today 9-17

Welcome to one of Europe's largest and most dynamic palaces. The Royal Palace of Stockholm is His Majesty The King's official residence a...

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Drottningholm Palace Open today 10-17

Drottningholm Palace is on UNESCO's World Heritage list. It is the most well-preserved royal castle built in the 1600s in Sweden and at t...

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Gripsholm Castle Open today 10-16

On the shores of Lake Mälaren, Gripsholm Castle towers powerfully and fairytale-like over the idyllic small town of Mariefred in Söderman...

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"I was glad that you could catch a glimpse of life on Djurgården, that you could see how the majesty of the oak trees depends on people p...

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FAQ

  • What currency can I pay with?
    It is possible to pay with Swedish kronor (SEK), Euro and Dollar. For Euro and Dollar only bills are accepted and change is given in Swedish kronor. It is also possible to pay by credit card.

    At the Royal Stables you can pay with Swedish kronor and by debit card, but not with Euro and Dollar.
     
  • When is the Drottningholm garden open?
    The garden is open around the clock. There is no entrance fee.
  • Can I get around by wheelchair/walking frame at the royal palaces?
    Circumstances differ at the various venues. Please look for more information under the heading "Visit us" for the venue you wish to visit or contact our reservations department on +46 (0)8-402 61 00.
  • Are audio guides available for the royal palaces?
    The Royal Palace of Stockholm: An audio guide in Swedish and English is available for the Bernadotte Apartments and Gustav III’s Museum of Antiquities.The Chinese Pavilion: An audio guide is available in Swedish and EnglishAudio guides are not available at present for the other palaces.

Welcome to a boutique that is something out of the ordinary. The Royal Gift Shop is a unique present and souvenir shop offering products with a connection to the Royal Collections.

 

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Discover the articles and videos about the palace's history and highlights. In the archive you will find images and stories about selected items from the Royal Collections.

 

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