Summer programme 2021
Seven of the royal palaces will reopen in June 2021, including three exhibtions. At the Royal Palace, an exhibition about the dynamic and popular Crown Princess Margareta will open on 6 June 2021.
"More and more people are discovering local tourism – taking a 'staycation' and discovering the fascinating destinations close to home."
Seven palaces and three exhibitions*
The Royal Palace, Gripsholm Castle, Tullgarn Palace, Strömsholm Palace, Rosersberg Palace, Drottningholm Palace and the Chinese Pavilion will open in June. Just like last year, we have taken several steps to ensure that your visit feels safe and complies with current restrictions.
The following exhibitions will be open this summer: Daisy. Crown Princess Margareta, 1882–1920 will be open at the Royal Palace from 6 June to 30 September. The portrait exhibition Migrants will be open at Gripsholm Castle from 1 June to 29 August. Going elsewhere – Material interpretations of the Chinese pavilion will be open at the Chinese Pavilion, in collaboration with the Swedish University of Arts, Crafts and Design, from 28 June to 22 August.
*Opening hours may need to change in view of ongoing developments.
"I would strongly recommend visiting the parks that surround several of our royal palaces. Here, nature meets culture and history meets the present day – visitors of all ages can have fun and enjoy their own voyages of discovery."
Discover the royal parks
In addition to these seven palaces, all our palace parks are also open. Here, you can enjoy nature, culture and sculptures. There is plenty of space for ensuring social distancing. The Royal Walks app can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store and Google Play, and includes walks on Djurgården and in the parks at Drottningholm, Ulriksdal and Tullgarn.
The palace cafés are open
The cafés at the Chinese Pavilion Opens in new window., Tullgarn Palace Park Opens in new window. and Strömsholm Palace are open. There are also cafés at Ulriksdal Palace Park and the Copper Tents in Haga Park (operated under separate management). There are several cafés on Royal Djurgården.
Explore our cultural heritage from home
If you are unable to travel or prefer not to, there is a wealth of cultural heritage to discover digitally from the comfort of your own home.
Several of the palace rooms can be explored via virtual tours. Two exhibitions can also be viewed in 360° on your mobile phone or computer. See the virtual tours here External link, opens in new window..
The Royal Gift Shop
The Royal Gift Shops at the Royal Palace and Gripsholm Castle will reopen on 1 June. Items will also be on sale at other open palaces.
Videos and digital tours
Guided tours, hidden rooms and glimpses behind the scenes – follow the royal palaces on social media! On Instagram External link, opens in new window., Facebook External link, opens in new window. and YouTube External link, opens in new window. you can watch videos about our cultural heritage.