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Palace Churches

The royal palaces have churches and chapels located in unique historical settings and in locations of great natural beauty. These churches are open for visitors in connection with the palaces' opening hours or the parish's programme of events.

Music

The royal churches and chapels present concerts featuring organists and choirs. Programmes are advertised in the calendar.

The Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

Since the 17th century, the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm has had its own parish and has conducted weddings, christenings and funerals for members of the Royal Court Parish. However, everyone is welcome to attend the parish's services and music events. During the palace's summer season, the chapel is also open for self-guided visits.

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The Riddarholm Church

The Riddarholm Church is the final resting place of the Swedish kings, and is Stockholm's only preserved mediaeval abbey. The Riddarholm Church is not a parish church, so services such as christenings and weddings are not held here. The church is open during the summer season, with an annual programme of concerts.

Visit the Riddarholm Church

Weddings and christenings in a royal setting

The royal palaces at Drottningholm, Rosersberg, Strömsholm and Ulriksdal have churches and chapels that can be booked for christenings and weddings. Venues can be booked close to the palaces for receptions and parties, and palace tours can be booked for guests.

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Guided tours Open today 10.00-17.00

A guided tour will ensure that your visit to the palace is particularly memorable. Our knowledgeable guides bring objects to life, puttin...

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For children Open today 10.00-17.00

The palace's grand state rooms, the mediaeval gate at the Tre Kronor Museum and the crowns in the Treasury are just a few of the exciting...

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Events

Wild animals are hiding in the large rooms of the palace. On the walls, on the ceilings, on objects and on furniture. Some are large, and...

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Tour of the Regalia 1 May – 30 Sep

The Swedish Regalia are kept in the cellar vaults of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Here you can see crowns used by kings, queens, prince...

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'The Thinking Hand' is an annual scholarship competition for young draftsmen. The nominated entries are exhibited in the beautiful stone ...

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The Royal Apartments Open today 10.00-17.00

The Royal Apartments at the Palace are a collective name for the magnificent state rooms that are used at The King and Queen's receptions...

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The Treasury Open today 10.00-17.00

In dark cellar vaults at the Royal Palace the Monarchy's most important symbols – the Regalia – are kept in safe-keeping. See fascinating...

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Museum Three Crowns Open today 10.00-17.00

The Museum Three Crowns (Tre Kronor) is a museum dedicated to the original Tre Kronor Palace in Stockholm, which was destroyed in a viole...

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The Royal Gift Shop Open today 10.00-17.00

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

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Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities Open today 10.00-17.00

Welcome to one of Europe's oldest museums, which first opened its doors in 1794. Gustav III's collection of sculptures are shown in the P...

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The Royal Chapel features examples of architecture, décor and artworks by some of the leading masters of their times: Nikodemus Tessin th...

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Articles and movies

King Gustav III's collection of ancient sculptures has an eventful history, including a volcanic eruption, degenerating excavations, inco...

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Since 1873, the royal flag has been raised on the roof of the Royal Palace. The three-tailed flag which flies here is reserved for the Ro...

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During the summer, all ten royal palaces and their museums, parks, chapels, shops and cafés will be open.

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FAQ

  • 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.

  • Can I take my bag into the royal palaces?

    Small bags are permitted at our visitor attractions. Rucksacks should be carried in your hand or on your front. Do not leave any bags unattended. Bags and cases with wheels are not permitted.

  • 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 English

    Audio guides are not available at present for the other palaces.

  • 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.

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