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.
opening hours THE royal palace
The Royal Apartments External link. with the Apartments of the Orders of Chivalry and the Hall of State, The Treasury External link. and the Museum Three Crowns External link. are open daily. During the summer months, Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities External link. and The Royal Chapel is also open.
A limited number of people are admitted at a time via our ticketing system.
opening hours 2023
January-April: daily 10.00–16.00
May-September: daily 10.00–17.00
October-December: daily 10.00–16.00
Closed 24 and 25 December.
Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities: daily 10.00-17.00 during the period May-September
The Royal Chapel: daily 10.00-17.00 during the period 17 June-20 August
In conjunction with His Majesty the King's official reception the palace can be completely or partially closed.*
* other opening hours 2023
26-27: The State Apartment and the Bernadotte apartment partly open
28-31: The Bernadotte Apartment partly open
1-8: The Bernadotte Apartment partly open
20-21: The Bernadotte Apartment partly open
22: The Bernadotte Apartment partly open. The Apartments of Orders of Chivalry and the Hall of State closed
Price list, terms & conditions for travel companies
Due to increased costs and adjustments to prices in general, The Royal Palaces will implement increased prices for tour operators in the coming two years, 2023 and 2024. Rates for the years following thereafter will be communicated later.
Price list with terms and conditions 2023
The 2023 price list for tour operators and authorised guides has now been confirmed and will enter into force on 1 January 2023. The document Terms & conditions and Price list can be ordered via the form below, or by phone +46 8 402 61 00, telephone hours weekdays 9:00 AM to 12 PM.
Price list with terms and conditions 2024
Price list with terms and conditions for 2024 will be available in October 2023.
Please note that travel companies and authorised guides are responsible for obtaining new
prices lists in writing before each season.
Price list request
We are admitting external groups to the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Guided tours may be held indoors during opening hours.
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.
There are a limited number of tickets that are valid for a specific day and timeslot. Purchasing an admission ticket guarantees entry at the time stated on the ticket. Admission tickets can be purchased online at the regular price.
Admission tickets with a tour operator discount can only be purchased at the entrance on arrival. You are welcome to contact us before your visit to make a reservation or check availability. Contact information can be found further down this page, under Contact and inquiries.
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.
Opening hours should always be checked before visiting as there may be closures in conjunction with HM The King's official receptions.
Entrance to the Royal Apartments:
Up until September 26 2022: Hall of State, South Vault (6).
From September 28 2022: Royal Apartments, West vault (2)
Visitors can move between the palace’s Royal Apartments in any order.
Exit from The Royal Apartments: West vault (2)
All lift assistance is available via the West Vault (2).
Exceptions may occur in conjunction with HM The King's official representations.
1. Tickets & Information / The Royal Gift Shop / WC
2. The Royal Apartments during winter season (West Vault)
3. The Royal Guard
4. Museum Three Crowns
5. Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities
6. The Treasury ¤ Hall of State (South Vault)
With The Royal Apartments and The Palace Church during summer season
7. The Royal Armoury (not included in the palace ticket)
8. Inner Courtyard
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 or in one of our cash desks.
Owing to the sensitive environment, larger bags/backpacks or suitcases cannot be taken into the palaces. Umbrellas must be placed in umbrella stands.
Smaller bags and backpacks can be taken in provided that they are worn on your front and are under full surveillance. This also applies to child harnesses.
There are only a few parking spaces around the palace. These are managed by the City of Stockholm.
Find out about accessibility at the Royal Palace of Stockholm's apartments and museums via the links below.
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. Photographing and filming with 360 camera or drone camera are not allowed. 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
Information on the Swedish Armed Forces’ website. External link.
Payments can be made by card or cash on site. The full amount is paid by the group leader. We accept SEK only.
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. We invoice you for each voucher. Merging of several vouchers is not possible.
The voucher needs to state the following information:
- The company's full name, address and contact details
- The company's invoice address (postal address and email for pdf-invoice/information regarding electronic invoice)
- The company's e-mail address for any payment matters
- 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, categorised into: adults, 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 name clarification from 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 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 authorised guide, he or she is also welcome to give tours outside opening hours. Pre-booking is required, and charges apply.
Charges for pre-booked tours
SEK 1,000 -3,400, 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.
Contact and inquiries
Please use the form below or call +46 (0)8 402 61 00. Phone hours on weekdays between 09:00 and 12:00.