The Riddarholmen Church Open today 10-17

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.

With the one exception of Queen Christina, all succeeding rulers of Sweden from Gustav II Adolf (d. 1632) to Gustaf V (d. 1950) are buried in the Riddarholmen Church.

Kings from the middle ages are also buried here such as Magnus Ladulås and Karl Knutson Bonde (d. 1470).

The church is foremost a burial and memorial church, which is maintained by the Office of the Marshal of the Realm and the National Property Board (SFV).

The Riddarholm Church is open to the public during the summer and autumn. It can also be viewed year round at concerts, Order of the Seraphim bell ringings or by special arrangement.

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Guided tours Open today 10-17

During the summer months several guided tours are available to visitors. These tours cannot be booked in advance. For pre-booking for lar...

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Group Visits Open today 10-17

For large groups we recommend a pre-booked guided tour. The tours can be given in Swedish or English.

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Events

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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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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Discover more at The Riddarholmen Church

The Church Room Open today 10-17

The current church has three naves but originally had two, with the south side aisle having been added in the mid-15th century.

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The Bernadotte Chapel Open today 10-17

In 1858–60 this chapel was built for the present royal dynasty of Sweden, the Bernadotte family.

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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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Opening hours: Open today 10-17

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.

  • Can I take a pushchair into the royal palaces?

    Pushchairs are not permitted indoors.

  • Are there any pushchair parkings at the royal palaces?

    The Royal Palace of Stockholm: At the entrance to the Reception Rooms, in the Outer Courtyard there is a limited amount of space for pushchairs. Under cover, but unmonitored and no locking facility.

    Riddarholm Church: At the entrance to Riddarholm Church. Under cover, but unmonitored and no locking facility.

    Drottningholm Palace: Outside the entrance. Under cover, but unmonitored and no locking facility.

    Other visitor attractions: No pushchair parking.

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