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You can walk around Gripsholm Castle yourself, but taking a guided tour can make your visit extra special.

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Dungeons, armouries, canons, a stuffed lion. Hundreds of portraits, following you with their eyes down the winding corridors... bring you...

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Events

Classic choral music for the Swedish summer as the Stockholm Academic Choir (AK) entertain at Gripsholm Castle on Sweden’s National Day. ...

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The beautiful tones of the playful Romeo & Julia Chorus can be heard during a renaissance concert at Gripsholm Castle.

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Don’t miss your chance to experience a unique musician performing in a unique setting – Gustav III’s theatre at Gripsholm Castle.

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Discover more at Gripsholm Castle

Gripsholm Castle boasts a unique collection of furniture and artwork spanning four centuries. Built in the 1500s it was part of a new sys...

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Gripsholm Castle is home to the world's oldest national portrait gallery. This is also one of the world's largest portrait galleries, and...

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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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A wander through the leafy castle park is like taking a walk through history. There have been many gardens over the ages here, and apples...

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Since the 1600s the deer field has been a pasture land belonging to the Gripsholm Royal Farm. Today it is a nature reservation with hundr...

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The palace gets its name from one of the personalities of medieval Sweden, Bo Jonsson Grip, by whom the first Castle was built in the sec...

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Articles and movies

Visit Gripsholm Castle from home. Explore Duke Karl's Chamber, the Council Chamber and King Gustav III's theatre in 360°. Don't forget to...

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See the programme for this summer's Music at Gripsholm series of concerts. Discover renaissance music, chamber music, folk music, jazz, s...

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This year’s Portrait of Honour is the professor and designer Ingegerd Råman and was created by the photographer Bruno Ehrs. He has depict...

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FAQ

  • Am I allowed to take pictures inside the royal palaces?

    Photography and filming for private use are permitted inside and outside the palaces. However, flashes/lamps, tripods, selfie sticks and other fixed equipment must not be used, and you must not disturb other visitors, tours or any other activities.

    This permission does not apply to commercial or other organised photography or filming. For photography and filming for other purposes, please contact the Marketing Department.

    The Royal Palace of Stockholm, Drottningholm Palace and Haga Palace are specially classified facilities, and the following rules apply:

    • The Royal Palace of Stockholm: photography and filming from the air are forbidden.
    • Drottningholm Palace: photography and filming from the air are forbidden.
    • Haga Palace: photography and filming from the air are forbidden. Nor may Haga Palace be photographed or filmed from the ground.
  • Which royal visitor attractions can I explore at my own pace?

    The Royal Palace of Stockholm, Riddarholm Church, Drottningholm Palace, the Chinese Pavilion, Gripsholm Castle, Strömsholm Palace and the Orangery at Ulriksdal can be explored at your own pace.

    The other palaces are by guided tour.

  • Is it possible to hire rooms at the royal palaces for dinner functions/events?

    Strömsholm Palace: The dining room in the Stone Kitchen can be hired for dinner functions.

    The other palaces: Room hire is not possible.

  • 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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