Drottningholm Palace

Getting here

Drottningholm Palace is on Lovön in Ekerö Municipality, approximately 10 km outside Stockholm.

Visiting address. Drottningholm

Sale of tickets at the palace's entrance during regular opening hours or online here at the web site.

By public transport
Underground (T-bana) to Brommaplan, change to bus to Drottningholm.

Plan your trip at Public transportationsexternal link, choose station/stop/address: Drottningholms Slott, Drottningholm

By bicycle
Follow the bicycle path from the centre of Stockholm to Drottningholm.

By boat
Regular boat services in summertime depart from Stadshuskajen (the City Hall Quay) to Drottningholm. For depature times and fares, call Strömma Kanalbolaget at +46-8-587 140 00.

By car
E4/ Södertälje
Drive E4 to Stockholm. Follow route 275 to Vällingby. At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.
When on E4, driving north, an alternative route is to follow signs to Ekerö at Hallunda. Take the car ferry to Ekerö. Follow Bryggavägen to Ekerö Centrum, turn right at route 261, the Drottningholm route.

E4/ Uppsala
Follow E4 south. Continue along route 279 until you past Kista. Turn right at route 275 to Vällingby. At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.

E18/ Oslo
Drive E18 east to Stockholm. Follow route 275. At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.

From Stockholm City
Follow route 275, the Drottningholm route (signs to Vällingby). At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.

Visitor parking is available at Drottningholm and the Drottningholm Palace Theatre. Bus and wheelchair accessible parkings is also available. Additional parking is also available approximately 300m from the Palace at Karusellplan. Fr.o.m. 1 July 2018: Fee 15 SEK/hour, parking time maximum 6 hours. Bus and wheelchair accessible parkings are free of charge.

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You can explore Drottningholm Palace by yourself, but a guided tour will ensure that your visit is particularly memorable.

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Take your children and grandchildren on a trip to Drottningholm. Here, you can go on a lion safari, hunt for gold and discover plants.

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Events

Calling out for young hunters 12 Jan – 28 Apr

Hunt for lions, find flowers and discover the Palace's gold. Challenging image hunts in the rooms of Drottningholm Palace is hosted for c...

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RococoGo! 12 Jan – 28 Apr

Discover the Rococo style at Drottningholm Palace, with a fun and educational image hunt for adults. Rococo was a playful, graceful style...

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Drottningholm Palace tour 12 Jan – 28 Apr

You can explore Drottningholm Palace by yourself, but a guided tour will ensure that your visit is particularly memorable.

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Discover more at Drottningholm Palace

Throughout the years Drottningholm Palace has changed and the royal personages who lived here have left their mark on the Palace's interi...

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Drottningholm Palace Park is open all year round. Here, you can wander through historic stylistic ideals from the 17th century Baroque to...

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“He took me to the side of the pleasure gardens, and I was surprised to find myself suddenly standing in front of a real fairy tale palac...

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Drottningholm Palace Chapel was opened in 1730, and has been in continuous use ever since. The architect was Tessin, and the interior was...

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The artist Evert Lundquist had his studio in the old machine house at the Chinese Pavilion. The studio is now a highly atmospheric museum...

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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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Articles and movies

Queen Hedvig Eleonora built Drottningholm Palace during Sweden’s time as a great power, and practically, it was a way of confirming the p...

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Drottningholm is an unusually well-preserved royal palace setting. It is so unique and popular that in 1991 it was named Sweden's first W...

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Customer service

Opening hours: Closed

FAQ

  • Can I take a pushchair into the royal palaces?

    Pushchairs are not permitted indoors.

  • Are there any pushchair parkings at the royal palaces?

    The Royal Palace of Stockholm: At the entrance to the Reception Rooms, in the Outer Courtyard there is a limited amount of space for pushchairs. Under cover, but unmonitored and no locking facility.

    Riddarholm Church: At the entrance to Riddarholm Church. Under cover, but unmonitored and no locking facility.

    Drottningholm Palace: Outside the entrance. Under cover, but unmonitored and no locking facility.

    Other visitor attractions: No pushchair parking.

  • 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.

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