Practical information, Access

Lockers/Coat Check is available at the castle's entrance. Please note that large bags, back packs must be stored during your visit. Umbrellas must be placed in the umbrella stand.

Toilets are located by the car park and at the Outer Courtyard. No charge.

Parking for cars and buses at the castle's grounds. No charge.

Baby carriages or prams are not permitted in the palace and can be parked at the entrance. Small carts for children are available during the visit.

Mobile phones must be turned off during your visit.

Photographing. Visitors are allowed to photograph and film for private use – without flash/lights, tripods, selfie sticks or other fixed equipment – as long as it does not disturb other visitors, guided tours, or other activity at the palace.

Commercial or other arranged photography or filming is not allowed.

Elevator information. The Royal Gift Shop and Modellkammaren are accessible for wheelchairs. No elevators at the castle.

Steps/Ramps. Several steps and differences in ground levels. No ramps.

Wheelchair accessible toilets are located by the car park and at the Outer Courtyard. No charge.

Parking for the disabled is available at at the right side of the castle, just before the drawbridge.

Companions to visitors with disabilities have free admission.

Contact
For more information about accessibility call: +46 159 101 94, weekdays at 9:00–16:00

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FAQ

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Is it possible to take wedding photos in the palace parks?

    It is permitted to take wedding photos for private use in our palace parks. Please respect the following: it is not permitted to set up bulky photography equipment and/or props, to cordon off or drive vehicles onto our park areas or in any other way disturb other park visitors.
    Please note the special stipulations for photography in our Image and Media Gallery.

  • Can I pre-book a ticket for the general palace tours?

    Tickets can be purchased on the same day at any of our ticket offices; no advance purchase available.

  • Are there any storage lockers at the royal palaces?

    The Royal Palace of Stockholm: There are a few storage lockers available at Tickets & Information and in the Tre Kronor Museum. However, we would recommend not bringing any large bags with you. The other royal palaces and visitor attractions: No storage lockers available.

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