Travel companies and authorised guides
The following information is aimed at travel companies and authorised guides who wish to visit the Royal Palace of Stockholm with groups. Below, you can read about independent visits, logistics, practical information, payment, tours with a palace guide, opening hours and planned closures.
The Royal Palace is open all year and includes the Royal Apartments, the Treasury and the Tre Kronor Museum. From May to September, Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities is also included. Here you will find our ordinary opening hours as well as different opening hours. The Palace may close fully or partly in conjunction with official receptions of His Majesty The King.
ORDINARY OPENING HOURS 2019
October–April: daily 10.00–16.00
May/June: daily 10.00–17.00
July/August: daily 09.00–17.00
September: daily 10.00–17.00
Open all holidays except for Christmas Eve and Christmas day.
DIFFERENT OPENING HOURS 2019
27 The Bernadotte Apartments partly open
27-31 The State Apartments partly open
3 The Royal Apartments open ca. 11.30
7-9 The State Apartments and the Bernadotte Apartments partly open
10-13 The Bernadotteapartments partly open and the State Apartments closed
10-11 No access to elevator to the Royal Apartments
14 The State Apartment, the Guest Apartment, the Bernadotte Apartment and The Apartments of the Orders of Chivalry
15 The State Apartments, the Guest Apartments and the Bernadotte Apartments closed
16 The State Apartments and the Bernadotte Apartments partly open
Price list for travel companies
For the current price list, please fill in the form below or contact us by calling +46 (0)8 402 61 00 on weekdays between 09:00 and 12:00.
We welcome external groups to the Royal Palace of Stockholm all year round. Independent visits during ordinary opening hours cannot be pre-booked, you are welcome to visit at any time during the day. However, opening hours should always be checked before visiting as there may be closures in conjunction with HM The King's official receptions.
The Royal Palace of Stockholm has four public units: the Royal Apartments, the Treasury, the Tre Kronor Museum and, during the summer season, Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities. It is possible to visit one or more units.
We do not have any minimum or maximum limits for external groups, but we recommend a maximum of 30 people to ensure the best possible experience. Large groups may be directed past certain rooms due to space constraints. Please follow the instructions of the palace staff.
For visits outside opening hours, please see bookning form further down on this page.
During the period from around October to May, groups are welcomed to the Royal Apartments via the West Gate, the Outer Courtyard (2). During this period, groups can move between the apartments of the palace as they wish.
During the summer season, entry to the Royal Apartments is mainly via the South Gate from Slottsbacken (6), and during most part of the summer there is a one-way flow through the apartments. As soon as a decision is made on when this one-way flow will start in 2019, an update will be provided here.
Public guided tours of the palace are held every open day. The tours are intended for individual visitors and generally start in The Hall of States. External groups are welcome to start their tour in another room if they prefer, with approval from the palace staff and of course with consideration to other groups. The schedule for our public guided tours can be found here.
Exceptions may occur in conjunction with HM The King's official receptions.
Palace entrances: 1. Tickets & Information and the Royal Gift Shop 2. The Royal Apartments during the winter season 3. The Royal Guard 4. The Tre Kronor Museum 5. Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities during the summer season 6. The Treasury (and the Royal Chapel and The Royal Apartments during the summer season) 7. The Royal Armoury (not included in the entry ticket to the palace) 8. Café during the summer season.
Toilets can be found at Tickets & Information (1) in the Outer Courtyard. The toilets are open when the palace is open.
For our palace visitors, the ticket to the toilet is included in the entrance fee, for other visitors the fee for the toilets is 10 SEK. The fee can be paid in a ticket machine (card only) or in one of our cash desks (cash or card). The nearest cash desk can be found at Tickets & Information.
When visiting with a group: Since you will not receive entrance tickets for each group member, you can request additional tickets to the toilet when you pay/submit your voucher.
Accessibility, storage lockers and parking
Please see our practical information for visitors.
Photographing and filming is allowed 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. For full terms and conditions, please see Terms of photographing and filming.
Would you like images for your tour?
Please visit our image gallery for high-resolution downloadable images.
Welcome to the Royal Gift Shop (1). Here, you will find a wide range of products with a connection to objects from the Royal Collections. A smaller shop is also available in the Bernadotte Apartments inside the palace. For more information, please see the Royal Gift Shop's website.
The changing of the guard
The changing of the guard and the parade are a popular tourist attraction. During the summer months, the parade marches or rides with the Music Corps through the streets of the city and up to the Outer Courtyard of the palace. Times and information can be found at the website of the Swedish Armed Forces.
NB: During the high season, entry and exit via the West Gate will be limited during the changing of the guard. When the Inner Courtyard is open, we recommend using the South Gate instead.
Payments can be made by card or cash on site. The full amount is paid by the group leader. We accept the following currencies: SEK, EUR and USD. Only EUR and USD notes are accepted, and change is always given in SEK.
Payment by voucher is accepted. Please present your voucher at the front desk on arrival. NB: E-mail vouchers cannot be accepted. Your invoice will be sent after the visit. Payment terms are 30 days net. The following information must be provided on the voucher:
- The company's full invoicing address (postal address)
- The company's e-mail address for any payment queries
- Any voucher ID so that you can identify the group for which we are invoicing you
- The palace you are visiting
- The unit(s) visited
- The date of the visit
- The number of guests, broken down into: adults, students (with valid student ID), children aged 7-17, children aged 0-6, number of tour leaders/coach drivers (free entry fo a maximum of two)
- Specify what you will be paying for (entrance, guided tours, etc.)
- Signature and printed name of the group leader
Pre-payment is not possible.
Tours with a palace guide and visits outside of opening hours
Would you like a tour with a palace guide? Would you like to visit us outside of opening hours? Please contact us using the form below or by calling +46 (0)8 402 61 00 on weekdays between 09:00 and 12:00.
Useful information: If the group has an external authorized guide, he or she is also welcome to give tours outside of opening hours. Pre-booking is required, and charges apply.
Charges for pre-booked tours
SEK 1,000 during ordinary opening hours. SEK 1,900-3,400* at other times, depending on the site and the time. In addition, entry charges apply per person. Please contact us for full price details.
The price relates to a 45 minute guided tour in groups of up to 30.
*SEK 5,400 for the Treasury outside ordinary opening hours, as additional security will be required.