The Royal Palace

Welcome to one of the largest palaces in Europe!

The Royal Palace is the official residence of His Majesty the King of Sweden. The Palace houses over 600 rooms, and it is the setting for most of the monarchy's official receptions.

The Palace is divided into seven floors, with a state apartment facing the city and smaller living rooms facing the inner courtyard.


The castle features 

Normally, the palace operates as a workplace for The King and Queen and the various departments that make up the Royal Court, but It is also open to the public and has a lot to offer.

In addition to the Royal Apartments, you will find three museums filled with regal history: the Treasury with the regalia, the Tre Kronor Museum, which portrays the palace's medieval history, and Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities.

The Royal Palace also contains the Armory, with royal costumes and armour, as well as coronation carriages and magnificent coaches from the Royal Stable.

Changing of the guard

Make sure not to miss the parade of soldiers and the daily changing of the guard.


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14 May–30 June: Daily 10:00–17:00*
1 July–31 August: Daily 08:30–17:00**
1 September–14 September: Daily 10:00–17:00*

*The Royal Apartments may close fully or partly in conjunction with official receptions of His Majesty The King.

**The Royal Apartments open at 08:30 1 July-31 August - The Treasury, the Tre Kronor Museum and the Museum of Antiquities opens at 10:00 during this period.


The Royal Palace
111 30 Stockholm Stockholm
Stockholm, Capital Region

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  • Lattitude: 59.326822
  • Longitude: 18.071719