The Royal Palace Open today 10.00-17.00

The Royal Palace

Welcome to one of Europe's largest and most dynamic palaces. The Royal Palace of Stockholm is His Majesty The King's official residence and is also the setting for most of the monarchy's official receptions. Much of the palace is open to the public year round.

The palace is the workplace of The King and Queen, and of the offices that are included in the Royal Court. The Royal Palace is a combination of royal residence, workplace and cultural-historical monument, and is open all year round to visitors.

The palace is built in baroque style by the architect Nicodemus Tessin and is formed as a Roman palace. The palace has more than 600 rooms divided between eleven floors with a state apartment facing the city and smaller living rooms facing the inner courtyard.

The palace contains many interesting things to see. In addition to the Royal Apartments there are three museums steeped in regal history: the Treasury with the regalia, the Tre Kronor Museum that portrays the palace's medieval history and Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities*. The palae also houses the Royal Chapel*. The changing of the guard and the Royal Gift Shop are particularly popular with visitors.

Just five minutes walk from the Royal Palace, you will find the Riddarholmen Church – the royal burial church.

*Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities and the Royal Chapel are temporarily closed summer season 2024

History and highlights of the Royal Palace

Photo: Raphael Stecksén/Royalpalaces.se

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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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App with guides Open today 10.00-17.00

The Swedish Royal Palaces app includes a number of features to enhance your visit to the Royal Palaces.

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The Royal Apartments Open today 10.00-17.00

The Royal Apartments at the Palace is 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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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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The Swedish Royal Palaces app 'Kungliga slotten' now includes a number of new features to enhance your visit to the royal palaces.

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A new experience is now available! Take a guided tour around the Royal Palace, and learn about its history, architecture, sculpture and s...

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The Royal Palace houses a collection of unique objects, mainly from the times of Queen Kristina and Queen Hedvig Eleonora. Collecting was...

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