The Chinese Pavilion

Practical information, Access

Bags
Due to the fragile environment in the Palace bags and backpacks must be carried in front of the body under full supervision. This applies also to baby carriers. Luggage is not permitted inside the Palace.

Please note that there are no luggage lockers or storage facilities available at Drottningholm.

Toilets are located near by. No charge. Ask the pavilion personnel for exact location.

Parking
Visitor parking is available approximately 100m from the pavilion. Fr.o.m. 1 July 2018: Fee 15 SEK/hour, parking time maximum 6 hours.

Baby carriages are not permitted in the pavilion. They can be left at the entrance.

Photographing and filming are 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 is not allowed. Commercial or other arranged photography or filming are not allowed.

For commersial use, premission in advance is needed from the Information Department at the Royal Court, at photo@royalcourt.se.

Mobile phones must have the sound turned off during your visit.

Elevators is not available.

Ramps are available. Ask the pavilion personnel for assistance with ramps.

Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets are located in near by. Ask the pavilion personnel for location.

Parking for the disabled is available in the visitor parking lot by the Drottningholm Palace Theatre, free of charge.

Companions to visitors with disabilities have free admission.

Contact
For more information about accessibility call: +46 8 402 61 00, weekdays 9:00–12:00

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