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During the summer, all ten royal palaces and their museums, parks, chapels, shops and cafés will be open. The Chinese Pavilion and Gustav...

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The new book 'Royal Palaces of Sweden – People and stories' tells the exciting story about the people and historical highlights through t...

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This year’s Portrait of Honour is the professor and designer Ingegerd Råman and was created by the photographer Bruno Ehrs. He has depict...

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The royal burial church at Riddarholmen also houses the Coats of arms of deceased Seraphim Knights. The deceased Knight is honoured with ...

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We have now announced the programme for this summer's Music at Gripsholm series of concerts. Discover renaissance music, chamber music, f...

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Every Friday, all year round, around 80 clocks are wound at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. It is the Court Clockmaker Sophia Reuterdahl w...

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The enormous size of the Royal Palace of Stockholm has always attracted interest, and has sometimes led to debate about how the building ...

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To mark the 200th jubilee of the Bernadotte dynasty on the Swedish throne, an audio guide has been created for the Bernadotte Apartments ...

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Visit the royal palaces this Easter. The programmes include palace tours, family tours and children's activities. Take the opportunity to...

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A major exhibition will open at the Royal Palace of Stockholm in autumn 2019, giving visitors the opportunity to wander through the woven...

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Mankind has built fireplaces for thousands of years, for heat, light and cooking. Fireplaces have long been at the heart of the home, inc...

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One of the priceless artefacts on display in the Treasury at the Royal Palace of Stockholm is Sweden's Queen's Crown. This differs from t...

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A Royal family keeping up with the time. '200 years of Swedish History with the Bernadotte Dynasty' is a story told by Dick Harrison, Pro...

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Experience the Museum of Antiquities in 360°. The Royal Palace's stone galleries is housing Gustav III's collection of sculptures. Click ...

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Märta Måås-Fjetterström left more than 700 patterns. Thanks to her sketches, the craftsmanship and the cultural heritage live on.

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Two queens have left their mark on Drottningholm Palace. One of them, Queen Hedvig Eleonora, had the palace built. The other, Queen Lovis...

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Leo is unlike any other lion in the world. In its glass box in the Upper Armoury, Gripsholm’s very own lion is perhaps more comical than ...

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Royal family feuds, King Gustav III's magnificent Christmas celebrations and King Gustav Vasa's home. Gripsholm Castle has no shortage of...

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The sculpture of Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, regarded as one of J.P. Molin's finest works, has returned to one of the Palace's unique f...

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What was life like at the Royal Stables during the times of King Karl XIV Johan and King Oskar I? An exhibition in the coach shed describ...

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Come on a virtual tour of the previous exhibition The Lilian Look, and see clothing fit for a princess up close. Click on the image above...

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The Thinking Hand is an annual scholarship competition for young draftsmen. The nominated entries are exhibited in the beautiful stone ga...

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After 164 years at Slussen, the equestrian statue depicting Bernadotte's entry into Stockholm has a new home. And after many years, the s...

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Autumn 2018 will see construction begin on Folke Bernadotte Bridge – a bridge across Djurgårdsbrunn Bay, linking Museiparken with Rosendal.

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The ticking of timepieces in room after room is symbolic of today’s living palace. Most of the clocks in the grand apartments of the Roya...

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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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King Gustav III's collection of ancient sculptures has an eventful history, including a volcanic eruption, degenerating excavations, inco...

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The Royal Walks app guides you along a scenic stroll through Djurgården, from Djurgården Bridge and along the waterfront to the Royal sum...

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The Baroque era was a time of magnificent fountains. Drottningholm’s baroque garden was no exception, but it would be almost three centur...

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