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The model for this year’s Portrait of Honour is the food profile and restaurateur Leif Mannerström. The portrait was produced by the phot...

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Throughout her adult life, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotta found herself close to the centre of power. First as a duchess and the sister-in-la...

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The Polish-born Vasa queen left a strong impression on Sweden, from imprisonment to a cultural golden age.

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Princess Louise was both hard-working and humble. She worked at the front during the First World War, and as Crown Princess and Queen of ...

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The queens at Gripsholm found themselves right at the centre of the action. This included the young queen who acquired the castle when sh...

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Had Hedvig Eleonora been less strong in character, it is very likely that the history of Sweden would have been entirely different. Drott...

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Queen Kristina's coronation was highly controversial. She chose not to be crowned in the traditional location, and refused to wear the Qu...

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During the mid-18th century, Drottningholm Palace was at the centre of intensive efforts to cultivate silk in Sweden. In 1753, Queen Lovi...

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The "Look at the rugs – find me" was exhibited until 4 October 2020. The major exhibition at the Royal Palace gave the visitors the op...

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During the Vasa period, Gripsholm Castle was a workplace for hundreds of people and was almost entirely self-sufficient. Queen Margareta ...

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The ongoing restoration of the façades at the Royal Palace is the biggest stonework project of modern times. The project began in 2011, a...

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This was Alice Aycocks first solo exhibition in Scandinavia, and consisted of six monumental sculptures from her acclaimed 'Turbulences' ...

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Come on a fashion safari with Leo the Lion at Gripsholm Castle. See famous historical Swedes in their most stylish outfits.

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Wild animals are hiding in the large rooms of the palace. On the walls, on the ceilings, on objects and on furniture. Some are large, and...

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Get more out of your visit to the Chinese Pavilion with our audioguide. With it, you can listen to or read about the history of this exot...

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An audio guide, available via your smartphióne, has been created for the Bernadotte Apartments – the rooms at the Royal Palace named afte...

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The Royal Walks app offers walks in beautiful settings through several of our royal parks. It now includes walks in the area surrounding ...

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'Look at the rugs – find me' – the popular exhibition featured the works of Märta Måås-Fjetterström is now available from home!

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This activity trail turns a visit to the digital exhibition into a voyage of discovery. Animals and nature are common themes in Märta Måå...

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Lovisa Ulrika had high ambitions. She had "more knowledge and insight into the sciences than a lady needs", and wanted to be an enlighten...

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Royal Djurgården and the Royal parks are open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. The large parks have plenty of outdoor space, and ar...

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Visit Gripsholm Castle from home. Explore Duke Karl's Chamber, the Council Chamber and King Gustav III's theatre in 360°. Don't forget to...

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HM The King has decided that several of the royal destinations should reopen to visitors. This decision has been made in view of the fact...

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In summer 2020, another sculpture exhibition was arranged on Royal Djurgården, thanks to the new royal foundation: Princess Estelle's Cul...

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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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Royal Djurgården is Sweden's most popular recreation area. This makes it a particularly suitable location for national memorials, and man...

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Welcome to the traditional Sweden's National Day celebrations at the Royal Palace on 6 June. A full day with free entry to all the attrac...

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An exhibition about the dynamic and popular Crown Princess Margareta, is planned at the Royal Palace. The Crown Princess changed percepti...

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The Ehrenstrahl Drawing Room is named after its many paintings by court painter David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl. Click on the image above to st...

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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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